Local gov't; ongoing health care for employees exposed to toxic materials. (HB133)

Introduced By

Del. Kelly Fowler (D-Virginia Beach)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Department of Fire Programs; work group; options for local government employees who respond to emergencies with toxic material exposure. Directs the Department of Fire Programs to convene a work group to identify and analyze options to help ensure that local government employees who respond to emergencies that expose them to toxic materials have appropriate preemptive and ongoing health care and are able to pay any health expenses related to such emergency and its aftereffects that are not covered by relevant health insurance plans. The work group is directed to report its findings to the General Assembly by November 1, 2024. This bill is identical to SB 650. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/01/2024Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/24 24101734D
01/01/2024Referred to Committee on General Laws
01/15/2024Assigned GL sub: Housing/Consumer Protection
01/18/2024Impact statement from DPB (HB133)
01/18/2024Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendments (8-Y 0-N)
01/18/2024Subcommittee recommends referring to Committee on Appropriations
01/19/2024Impact statement from DPB (HB133)
01/23/2024Reported from General Laws with amendment(s) (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/23/2024Referred to Committee on Appropriations
01/24/2024Assigned App. sub: Transportation & Public Safety
01/31/2024Subcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (7-Y 0-N)
02/02/2024Reported from Appropriations with substitute (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/02/2024Committee substitute printed 24106561D-H1
02/06/2024Read first time
02/07/2024Read second time
02/07/2024Committee on General Laws amendments rejected
02/07/2024Committee substitute from Appropriations agreed to 24106561D-H1
02/07/2024Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB133H1
02/08/2024Impact statement from DPB (HB133H1)
02/08/2024Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
02/08/2024VOTE: Block Vote Passage (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/09/2024Constitutional reading dispensed
02/09/2024Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
02/28/2024Reported from General Laws and Technology with substitute (11-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/28/2024Committee substitute printed 24108595D-S1
02/28/2024Rereferred to Finance and Appropriations
03/04/2024Impact statement from DPB (HB133S1)
03/04/2024Reported from Finance and Appropriations with substitute (15-Y 0-N)
03/04/2024Committee substitute printed 24108612D-S2
03/05/2024Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N)
03/06/2024Committee substitute agreed to 24108612D-S2
03/06/2024Impact statement from DPB (HB133S2)
03/06/2024Read third time
03/06/2024Committee substitute rejected 24108595D-S1
03/06/2024Reading of substitute waived
03/06/2024Committee substitute agreed to h5432
03/06/2024Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute HB133S2
03/06/2024Passed Senate with substitute (40-Y 0-N)
03/07/2024Senate substitute agreed to by House 24108612D-S2 (99-Y 0-N
03/07/2024VOTE: Adoption (99-Y 0-N)
03/25/2024Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB133ER)
03/25/2024Signed by President
03/26/2024Signed by Speaker
03/27/2024Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on March 27, 2024
03/27/2024G Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 8, 2024
03/28/2024G Approved by Governor-Chapter 174 (effective 7/1/24)
03/28/2024G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0174)
04/08/2024Impact statement from DPB (HB133ER)

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