Workers' compensation; employer duty to furnish medical attention, cost limit. (HB689)

Introduced By

Del. Will Wampler (R-Abingdon) with support from co-patron Del. Dan Helmer (D-Fairfax Station)

Progress

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

Description

Workers' compensation; employer duty to furnish medical attention; cost limit. Adds scooters to the list of medical equipment an employer is required to furnish to an employee under certain circumstances under the Virginia Workers' Compensation Act. The bill raises the limit on the aggregate cost of items and modifications required to be furnished by an employer to an injured employee from $42,000 to $55,000, to be increased on an annual basis. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
01/11/2022Committee
01/11/2022Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/22 22101147D
01/11/2022Referred to Committee on Commerce and Energy
01/25/2022Assigned sub: Subcommittee #2
01/26/2022Impact statement from DPB (HB689)
01/27/2022House subcommittee amendments and substitutes offered
01/27/2022Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendments (10-Y 0-N)
02/01/2022Reported from Commerce and Energy with amendment(s) (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/03/2022Read first time
02/04/2022Read second time
02/04/2022Committee amendments agreed to
02/04/2022Engrossed by House as amended HB689E
02/04/2022Printed as engrossed 22101147D-E
02/07/2022Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
02/07/2022VOTE: Block Vote Passage (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/08/2022Impact statement from DPB (HB689E)
02/08/2022Constitutional reading dispensed
02/08/2022Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
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)
03/08/2022Enrolled
03/08/2022Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB689ER)
03/08/2022Signed by Speaker
03/08/2022Signed by President
03/09/2022Impact statement from DPB (HB689ER)
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
04/08/2022G Approved by Governor-Chapter 213 (effective 7/1/22)
04/08/2022G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0213)

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