Seizure first aid information; Department of Labor and Industry to disseminate information. (HB1178)

Introduced By

Del. John Avoli (R-Staunton) with support from 10 copatrons, whose average partisan position is:

Those copatrons are Del. Nadarius Clark (D-Portsmouth), Del. Buddy Fowler (R-Ashland), Del. Jackie Glass (D-Norfolk), Del. Patrick Hope (D-Arlington), Del. Ken Plum (D-Reston), Del. Margaret Ransone (R-Kinsale), Del. Sam Rasoul (D-Roanoke), Del. Shelly Simonds (D-Newport News), Del. Bill Wiley (R-Winchester), Sen. Ghazala Hashmi (D-Midlothian)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Department of Labor and Industry; seizure first aid information. Directs the Department of Labor and Industry to disseminate information regarding seizure first aid, defined in the bill, to all employers and employees in the Commonwealth and requires all employers of 25 or more employees to physically post this information in a prominent location in the workplace. The bill incorporates the "Good Samaritan" provision of the Code of Virginia that shields a person from liability when rendering emergency care in good faith under certain circumstances. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/17/2022Presented and ordered printed 22103796D
01/17/2022Referred to Committee on Commerce and Energy
01/31/2022Assigned sub: Subcommittee #1
02/01/2022House subcommittee amendments and substitutes offered
02/01/2022Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendments (8-Y 0-N)
02/01/2022Subcommittee recommends referring to Committee on Appropriations
02/02/2022Impact statement from DPB (HB1178)
02/03/2022Reported from Commerce and Energy with substitute (22-Y 0-N)
02/03/2022Reported from Commerce and Energy with amendment(s) (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/03/2022Referred to Committee on Appropriations
02/04/2022Assigned App. sub: Commerce Agriculture & Natural Resources
02/07/2022Reported from Appropriations (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/09/2022Read first time
02/10/2022Read second time
02/10/2022Committee amendments agreed to
02/10/2022Engrossed by House as amended HB1178E
02/10/2022Printed as engrossed 22103796D-E
02/11/2022Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
02/11/2022VOTE: Passage (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/14/2022Constitutional reading dispensed
02/14/2022Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
02/20/2022Impact statement from DPB (HB1178E)
02/28/2022Reported from Commerce and Labor (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/02/2022Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/03/2022Read third time
03/03/2022Passed Senate (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/08/2022Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1178ER)
03/08/2022Signed by Speaker
03/08/2022Signed by President
03/15/2022Impact statement from DPB (HB1178ER)
03/22/2022Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on March 22, 2022
03/22/2022G Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 11, 2022
04/07/2022G Approved by Governor-Chapter 162 (effective 7/1/22)
04/07/2022G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0162)

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