Workers' compensation; permanent and total incapacity, subsequent accident. (SB351)

Introduced By

Sen. Scott Surovell (D-Mount Vernon)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Workers' compensation; permanent and total incapacity; subsequent accident. Requires compensation for permanent and total incapacity to be awarded for the loss of both hands, both arms, both feet, both legs, both eyes, or any two thereof either from the same accident or a compensable consequence of an injury sustained in the original accident. Under current law, compensation for permanent and total incapacity is required only when such loss occurs in the same accident. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/11/2022Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/22 22100102D
01/11/2022Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
01/24/2022Senate committee, floor amendments and substitutes offered
01/24/2022Reported from Commerce and Labor with amendment (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/26/2022Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/27/2022Printed as engrossed 22100102D-E
01/27/2022Read second time
01/27/2022Reading of amendment waived
01/27/2022Committee amendment agreed to
01/27/2022Engrossed by Senate as amended SB351E
01/28/2022Read third time and passed Senate (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/30/2022Impact statement from DPB (SB351E)
02/22/2022Placed on Calendar
02/22/2022Read first time
02/22/2022Referred to Committee on Commerce and Energy
02/28/2022Assigned sub: Subcommittee #4
03/01/2022Subcommittee recommends reporting (6-Y 0-N)
03/03/2022Reported from Commerce and Energy (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/07/2022Read second time
03/08/2022Read third time
03/08/2022Passed House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
03/08/2022VOTE: Block Vote Passage (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/10/2022Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB351ER)
03/10/2022Impact statement from DPB (SB351ER)
03/10/2022Signed by President
03/10/2022Signed by Speaker
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
04/11/2022G Approved by Governor-Chapter 530 (effective 7/1/22)
04/11/2022G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0530)

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