Workers' compensation; time period for filing claim; certain cancers. (SB562)

Introduced By

Sen. Dick Saslaw (D-Springfield) with support from co-patron Del. Sam Rasoul (D-Roanoke)

Progress

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

Description

Workers' compensation; time period for filing claim; certain cancers. Provides that the time period for filing a workers' compensation claim for certain cancers is two years after a diagnosis of the disease is first communicated to the employee or within 10 years from the date of the last injurious exposure in employment, whichever first occurs. Under current law, such time period is two years after a diagnosis of the disease is first communicated to the employee or within five years from the date of the last injurious exposure in employment, whichever first occurs. Read the Bill »

Status

01/12/2022: Awaiting a Vote in the Commerce and Labor Committee

History

DateAction
01/12/2022Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/22 22103722D
01/12/2022Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor

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