VA SB5066 | 2020 | 1st Special Session


Spectrum: Bipartisan Bill
Status: Introduced on August 17 2020 - 25% progression
Action: 2020-08-19 - Rereferred to Finance and Appropriations
Pending: Senate Finance and Appropriations Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Comm Sub) [HTML]


Workers' compensation; presumption of compensability for COVID-19. Establishes a presumption that COVID-19 causing the death or disability of firefighters, emergency medical services personnel, law-enforcement officers, first responders, and health care providers is an occupational disease compensable under the Workers' Compensation Act. The provisions of the bill will be effective retroactive to January 1, 2020.

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Workers' compensation; presumption of compensability for COVID-19.


Roll Calls

2020-08-19 - Senate - Senate: Reported from Commerce and Labor with substitute (12-Y 3-N) (Y: 12 N: 3 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2020-08-19SenateRereferred to Finance and Appropriations
2020-08-19SenateIncorporates SB5104 (Deeds)
2020-08-19SenateIncorporates SB5097 (Vogel)
2020-08-19SenateIncorporates SB5022 (Kiggans)
2020-08-19SenateCommittee substitute printed 20200896D-S1
2020-08-19SenateReported from Commerce and Labor with substitute (12-Y 3-N)
2020-08-17SenateReferred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
2020-08-17SenatePrefiled and ordered printed; offered 08/18/20 20200639D

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
652402.1(n/a)See Bill Text

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