VA HB617 | 2020 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 11-0)
Status: Introduced on January 6 2020 - 25% progression
Action: 2020-01-24 - Assigned App. sub: Compensation & General Government
Pending: House Appropriations: Compensation & General Government Committee
Hearing: Jan 28 in Shared Committee Room
Text: Latest bill text (Prefiled) [HTML]


Workers' compensation; repetitive motion injuries. Provides that a physical injury, including the condition of carpal tunnel syndrome, that results from repetitive motion shall be treated as an injury by accident for purposes of the Virginia Workers' Compensation Act. The bill also removes a provision that declares carpal tunnel syndrome to be an ordinary disease of life.

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Workers' compensation; repetitive motion injuries.


Roll Calls

2020-01-23 - House - House: Reported from Labor and Commerce (13-Y 9-N) (Y: 13 N: 9 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2020-01-21 - House - House: Subcommittee recommends reporting (5-Y 3-N) (Y: 5 N: 3 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2020-01-24HouseAssigned App. sub: Compensation & General Government
2020-01-23HouseReferred to Committee on Appropriations
2020-01-23HouseReported from Labor and Commerce (13-Y 9-N)
2020-01-21HouseSubcommittee recommends referring to Committee on Appropriations
2020-01-21HouseSubcommittee recommends reporting (5-Y 3-N)
2020-01-14HouseAssigned L & C sub: Subcommittee #1
2020-01-06HouseReferred to Committee on Labor and Commerce
2020-01-06HousePrefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20100192D

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
652105.1(n/a)See Bill Text
652400(n/a)See Bill Text

Virginia State Sources

Bill Comments