Workers' compensation; injuries caused by repetitive and sustained physical stressors. (HB1002)

Introduced By

Del. Elizabeth Guzman (D-Dale City) with support from co-patron Del. Patrick Hope (D-Arlington)

Progress

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

Description

Workers' compensation; injuries caused by repetitive and sustained physical stressors. Provides that, for the purposes of the Virginia Workers' Compensation Act, "occupational disease" includes injuries from conditions resulting from repetitive and sustained physical stressors, including repetitive and sustained motions, exertions, posture stress, contact stresses, vibration, or noise. The bill provides that such injuries are covered under the Act. Such coverage does not require that the injuries occurred over a particular time period under the bill, provided that such a period can be reasonably identified. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
01/12/2022Committee
01/12/2022Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/22 22102326D
01/12/2022Referred to Committee on Commerce and Energy
01/25/2022Assigned sub: Subcommittee #2
01/27/2022House subcommittee amendments and substitutes offered
01/27/2022Subcommittee recommends laying on the table (6-Y 4-N)
02/15/2022Left in Commerce and Energy

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