Workers' compensation; presumption of compensability for certain diseases. (HB1818)

Introduced By

Del. Steve Heretick (D-Portsmouth) with support from co-patrons Del. Alex Askew (D-Virginia Beach), Del. Lamont Bagby (D-Richmond), and Del. Suhas Subramanyam (D-Sterling)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Workers' compensation; presumption of compensability for certain diseases. Adds salaried or volunteer emergency medical services personnel to the list of persons to whom, after five years of service, the occupational disease presumption for death caused by hypertension or heart disease applies. Read the Bill »


01/22/2021: In Subcommittee


01/06/2021Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/21 21100558D
01/06/2021Referred to Committee on Labor and Commerce
01/14/2021Assigned L & C sub: Subcommittee #1
01/19/2021Subcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (6-Y 2-N)
01/21/2021Reported from Labor and Commerce with substitute (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/21/2021Committee substitute printed 21103348D-H1
01/21/2021Referred to Committee on Appropriations
01/21/2021Incorporates HB2080 (Convirs-Fowler)
01/22/2021Assigned App. sub: Compensation & General Government

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: SB1275.

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