Workers' compensation; notice of right to dispute claim. (SB241)

Introduced By

Sen. Jeremy McPike (D-Dale City) with support from co-patron Del. Angelia Williams Graves (D-Norfolk)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Workers' compensation; notice of right to dispute claim. Requires that when an employee's workers' compensation claim is denied, an employer or insurer shall include in its letter denying benefits a notice that the employee has a right to dispute the claim denial through the Virginia Workers' Compensation Commission. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/09/2024Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/24 24100990D
01/09/2024Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
01/19/2024Impact statement from DPB (SB241)
01/22/2024Reported from Commerce and Labor (13-Y 0-N 1-A) (see vote tally)
01/24/2024Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/25/2024Read second time and engrossed
01/26/2024Passed by for the day
01/29/2024Read third time and passed Senate (29-Y 11-N) (see vote tally)
02/13/2024Placed on Calendar
02/13/2024Read first time
02/13/2024Referred to Committee on Labor and Commerce
02/14/2024Assigned L & C sub: Subcommittee #2
02/22/2024Subcommittee recommends reporting (8-Y 0-N)
02/27/2024Reported from Labor and Commerce (17-Y 4-N) (see vote tally)
02/29/2024Read second time
03/01/2024Read third time
03/01/2024Passed House (70-Y 27-N)
03/01/2024VOTE: Passage (70-Y 27-N) (see vote tally)
03/06/2024Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB241ER)
03/06/2024Impact statement from DPB (SB241ER)
03/06/2024Signed by Speaker
03/07/2024Signed by President
03/11/2024Enrolled Bill Communicated to Governor on March 11, 2024
03/11/2024G Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 8, 2024
04/05/2024G Approved by Governor-Chapter 584 (effective 7/1/24)

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