Workers' compensation; presumption as to death or disability from COVID-19, vaccine. (SB181)

Introduced By

Sen. Dick Saslaw (D-Springfield)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Workers' compensation; presumption as to death or disability from COVID-19; vaccine. Provides that the presumption that COVID-19 causing the death or disability of certain employees is an occupational disease compensable under the Virginia Workers' Compensation Act does not apply to an individual who fails or refuses to receive a vaccine for the prevention of COVID-19 either approved by or with an Emergency Use Authorization issued by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, unless the person is immunized or the person's physician determines in writing that the immunization would pose a significant risk to the person's health. Read the Bill »

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01/10/2022: Awaiting a Vote in the Commerce and Labor Committee


01/10/2022Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/22 22100495D
01/10/2022Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor

Hearing Scheduled

This bill is scheduled to be heard in the Senate Commerce and Labor committee on 01/24/2022. It meets on Monday, 1/2 hour after adjournment - Senate Room B.

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