VA SB1030 | 2019 | Regular Session

Status

Spectrum: Bipartisan Bill
Status: Introduced on October 30 2018 - 25% progression
Action: 2018-10-30 - Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
Pending: Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Prefiled) [HTML]

Summary

Workers' compensation; presumption of compensability for certain diseases. Adds cancers of the colon, brain, or testes to the list of cancers that are presumed to be an occupational disease covered by the Virginia Workers' Compensation Act when firefighters and certain employees develop the cancer. The measure removes the compensability requirement that the employee who develops cancer had contact with a toxic substance encountered in the line of duty.

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Title

Workers' compensation; presumption of compensability for certain diseases.

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History

DateChamberAction
2018-10-30SenateReferred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
2018-10-30SenatePrefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/19 19100983D

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
652402(n/a)See Bill Text

Virginia State Sources


Bill Comments

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