Workers' compensation; presumption of compensability for COVID-19. (SB1375)

Introduced By

Sen. Dick Saslaw (D-Springfield)

Progress

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

Description

Workers' compensation; presumption of compensability for COVID-19. Establishes a presumption that COVID-19 causing the death or disability of firefighters and emergency medical services personnel is an occupational disease compensable under the Workers' Compensation Act. The provisions of the bill will be effective retroactive to March 1, 2020. Read the Bill »

Status

01/25/2021: passed committee

History

DateAction
01/13/2021Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/21 21101733D
01/13/2021Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
01/25/2021Impact statement from DPB (SB1375)
01/25/2021Reported from Commerce and Labor (15-Y 0-N)
01/25/2021Rereferred to Finance and Appropriations

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