VA SB1086 | 2023 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Passed on April 12 2023 - 100% progression
Action: 2023-04-12 - Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0751)
Text: Latest bill text (Chaptered) [HTML]


Living organ donors; unpaid leave; civil penalty. Requires that an employer that employs 50 or more employees provide eligible employees, defined in the bill, with (i) up to 60 business days of unpaid organ donation leave in any 12-month period to serve as an organ donor and (ii) up to 30 business days of unpaid organ donation leave in any 12-month period to serve as a bone marrow donor. The bill requires the employer to restore the employee's position following the leave, to continue to provide coverage for the employee under any health benefit plan during the leave, and to pay the employee any commission earned prior to the leave. The bill prohibits the employer from taking retaliatory action against the employee for taking organ donation leave. The bill requires the Commissioner of Labor and Industry to enforce its provisions and provides for civil penalties for violations of its requirements.

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Living organ donors; unpaid leave, civil penalty.


Roll Calls

2023-04-12 - House - House: VOTE: Adoption (93-Y 1-N) (Y: 93 N: 1 NV: 0 Abs: 3) [PASS]
2023-04-12 - Senate - Senate: Senate concurred in Governor's recommendation (40-Y 0-N) (Y: 40 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2023-02-21 - House - House: VOTE: Block Vote Passage (99-Y 0-N) (Y: 99 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 1) [PASS]
2023-02-16 - House - House: Reported from Commerce and Energy (21-Y 0-N) (Y: 21 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 1) [PASS]
2023-02-14 - House - House: Subcommittee recommends reporting (7-Y 0-N) (Y: 7 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 1) [PASS]
2023-01-18 - Senate - Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (37-Y 0-N) (Y: 37 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 2) [PASS]
2023-01-16 - Senate - Senate: Reported from Commerce and Labor with amendment (15-Y 0-N) (Y: 15 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2023-04-12 Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0751)
2023-04-12HouseEnacted, Chapter 751 (effective 7/1/23)
2023-04-12HouseSigned by Speaker as reenrolled
2023-04-12SenateSigned by President as reenrolled
2023-04-12SenateReenrolled bill text (SB1086ER2)
2023-04-12 Governor: Governor's recommendation adopted
2023-04-12HouseVOTE: Adoption (93-Y 1-N)
2023-04-12HouseHouse concurred in Governor's recommendation (93-Y 1-N)
2023-04-12SenateSenate concurred in Governor's recommendation (40-Y 0-N)
2023-03-27SenateGovernor's recommendation received by Senate
2023-03-02 Governor: Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., March 27, 2023
2023-03-02SenateEnrolled Bill Communicated to Governor on March 2, 2023
2023-02-24HouseSigned by Speaker
2023-02-24SenateSigned by President
2023-02-24SenateBill text as passed Senate and House (SB1086ER)
2023-02-21HouseVOTE: Block Vote Passage (99-Y 0-N)
2023-02-21HousePassed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
2023-02-20HouseRead second time
2023-02-16HouseReported from Commerce and Energy (21-Y 0-N)
2023-02-14HouseSubcommittee recommends reporting (7-Y 0-N)
2023-02-13HouseAssigned sub: Subcommittee #1
2023-02-08HouseReferred to Committee on Commerce and Energy
2023-02-08HouseRead first time
2023-02-08HousePlaced on Calendar
2023-01-20SenateRead third time and passed Senate (38-Y 0-N)
2023-01-19SenatePrinted as engrossed 23100356D-E
2023-01-19SenateEngrossed by Senate as amended SB1086E
2023-01-19SenateCommittee amendment agreed to
2023-01-19SenateReading of amendment waived
2023-01-19SenateRead second time
2023-01-18SenateConstitutional reading dispensed (37-Y 0-N)
2023-01-16SenateReported from Commerce and Labor with amendment (15-Y 0-N)
2023-01-09SenateReferred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
2023-01-09SenatePrefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/23 23100356D


Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
40133.12(n/a)See Bill Text
40133.7(n/a)See Bill Text

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