Workers' compensation; claims not barred. (SB1351)

Introduced By

Sen. Lynwood Lewis (D-Accomac) with support from co-patron Sen. Scott Surovell (D-Mount Vernon)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

Workers' compensation; claims not barred. Provides that an order issued by the Workers' Compensation Commission awarding or denying benefits shall not bar by res judicata any claim by an employee or cause a waiver, abandonment, or dismissal of any claim by an employee if the order does not expressly adjudicate such claim. Read the Bill »

Status

07/25/2021: Awaiting a Vote in the Courts of Justice Committee

History

DateAction
01/13/2021Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/21 21101731D
01/13/2021Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
01/20/2021Impact statement from DPB (SB1351)
01/25/2021Reported from Commerce and Labor (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/27/2021Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/28/2021Read second time and engrossed
01/29/2021Read third time and passed Senate (37-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/02/2021Placed on Calendar
02/02/2021Read first time
02/02/2021Referred to Committee on Labor and Commerce
02/08/2021Continued to Special Session 1 in Labor and Commerce
02/10/2021Assigned L & C sub: Subcommittee #1
02/16/2021Reported from Labor and Commerce (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/16/2021Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/16/2021Assigned Courts sub: Civil
02/17/2021Subcommittee recommends reporting (8-Y 0-N)
02/20/2021Reported from Courts of Justice (22-Y 0-N)
02/23/2021Read second time
02/24/2021Read third time
02/24/2021Passed by temporarily
02/24/2021Passed House BLOCK VOTE (97-Y 0-N)
02/24/2021VOTE: Block Vote Passage (97-Y 0-N)
02/26/2021Enrolled
02/26/2021Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1351ER)
02/26/2021Impact statement from DPB (SB1351ER)
02/26/2021Signed by Speaker
02/27/2021Signed by President
03/01/2021Enrolled Bill Communicated to Governor on March 1, 2021
03/01/2021G Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., March 31, 2021
03/31/2021G Approved by Governor-Chapter 515 (effective 7/1/21)
03/31/2021G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0515)

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