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VAHB46EnrollWorkers' compensation; employer to notify employee of intent. Requires an employer whose employee has filed a claim under the Virginia Workers' Compensation Act to advise the employee whether the employer intends to accept or deny the claim or is una...
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2020-03-20
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 11, 2020
VAHB623EnrollGender-neutral terms; prohibitions on same-sex marriage and civil unions removed from Code; certain gender-specific crimes; penalty. Replaces the terms "husband" and "wife," as well as related terms, with gender-neutral terms throughout the Code to c...
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2020-03-17
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 11, 2020
VASB345EnrollWorkers' compensation; occupational disease presumptions. Adds correctional officers and full-time sworn members of the enforcement division of the Department of Motor Vehicles to the list of public safety employees who are entitled to a presumption ...
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2020-03-17
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 11, 2020
VASB616EnrollDepartment of Game and Inland Fisheries; name change. Renames the Department of Game and Inland Fisheries as the Department of Wildlife Resources and the Board of Game and Inland Fisheries as the Board of Wildlife Resources.
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2020-03-17
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 11, 2020
VASB9EnrollWorkers' 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 firef...
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2020-03-12
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 11, 2020
VAHB617EnrollWorkers' compensation; repetitive motion injuries. Directs the Virginia Workers' Compensation Commission to engage an independent and reputable national research organization to examine the implications of covering workers' injuries caused by repetit...
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2020-03-12
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 11, 2020
VAHB438EnrollWorkers' compensation; post-traumatic stress disorder; law-enforcement officers and firefighters. Provides that post-traumatic stress disorder incurred by a law-enforcement officer or firefighter is compensable under the Virginia Workers' Compensatio...
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2020-03-12
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 11, 2020
VAHB783EnrollWorkers' 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 firef...
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2020-03-12
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 11, 2020
VASB561EnrollWorkers' compensation; post-traumatic stress disorder; law-enforcement officers and firefighters. Provides that post-traumatic stress disorder incurred by a law-enforcement officer or firefighter is compensable under the Virginia Workers' Compensatio...
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2020-03-12
Governor's substitute printed 20110012D-S3
VASB804EnrollVirginia Minimum Wage Act; domestic service. Eliminates the exclusion in the Virginia Minimum Wage Act for persons employed in domestic service. The bill requires the Secretary of Commerce and Trade to convene a work group consisting of representativ...
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2020-03-12
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 11, 2020
VAHB1558EnrollWorkers' compensation; Ombudsman program. Authorizes the Virginia Workers' Compensation Commission to create an Ombudsman program and appoint an ombudsman to administer such program. The program's purpose is to provide neutral educational information...
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2020-03-12
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 11, 2020
VAHB169EnrollWorkers' compensation; occupational disease presumption; correctional officers. Adds correctional officers and full-time sworn members of the enforcement division of the Department of Motor Vehicles to the list of public safety employees who are enti...
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2020-03-06
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 11, 2020
VAHB47IntroWorkers' compensation; foreign injuries. Provides that an injured employee is eligible for benefits under the Virginia Workers' Compensation Act when a compensable accident happens while the employee is employed outside Virginia if (i) the employment...
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2020-02-11
To House Labor and Commerce Committee
VAHB52IntroWorkers' compensation; occupational disease presumption; emergency medical technicians. Establishes a presumption that hypertension or heart disease causing the death or disability of full-time salaried emergency medical technicians employed by the C...
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2020-02-11
To House Labor and Commerce Committee
VAHB649IntroWorkers' compensation; occupational disease presumption; police dispatchers. Establishes a presumption that hypertension or heart disease causing the death or disability of full-time salaried police dispatchers is an occupational disease compensable ...
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2020-02-11
To House Labor and Commerce Committee
VAHB1543IntroMinimum wage and workers' compensation; inmates as employees. Requires the entity that operates the correctional facility at which an inmate performs labor to be paid therefor at a rate not less than the Commonwealth's minimum wage. The measure also ...
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2020-02-06
To House Labor and Commerce Committee
VAHB1596IntroWorkers' compensation; psychological injuries. Provides that an employee who suffers a psychological injury from sudden shock and fright that arises out of and in the course of any employment shall have a compensable claim under the Virginia Workers'...
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2020-02-06
Incorporated by Labor and Commerce
VAHB1730IntroEmployment; domestic service; Human Rights Act.
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2020-02-06
To House Labor and Commerce Committee
VAHB1542IntroWorkers' compensation; occupational disease presumption; Department of Motor Vehicles officers. Establishes a presumption that hypertension or heart disease causing the death or disability of a full-time sworn member of the enforcement division of th...
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2020-01-29
To House Appropriations Committee
VASB741IntroWorkers' compensation; occupation disease presumptions; PTSD. Establishes a presumption that if certain firefighters, law-enforcement officers, hazardous materials officers, animal protection police officers, or 9-1-1 emergency call takers, dispatche...
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2020-01-28
Incorporated by Finance and Appropriations
VASB227IntroVirginia Workers' Compensation Commission; fee schedules. Requires the Virginia Workers' Compensation Commission to review and adjust the Virginia fee schedules annually. Under current law, such review is required biennially. The bill also requires t...
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2020-01-27
Stricken at request of Patron in Commerce and Labor (13-Y 1-N)
VAHB44IntroWorkers' 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 firef...
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2020-01-23
Incorporated by Labor and Commerce
VAHB45IntroWorkers' compensation; retaliatory discharge of employee. Prohibits an employer or other person from discharging an employee if the discharge is motivated to any extent by knowledge or belief that the employee has filed a claim or taken or intends to...
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2020-01-23
Failed to report (defeated) in Labor and Commerce (10-Y 10-N)
VAHB121IntroWorkers' compensation; presumption of compensability for certain diseases. Adds cancers of the colon, brain, and testes to the list of cancers that are presumed to be an occupational disease covered by the Virginia Workers' Compensation Act when fire...
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2020-01-23
Incorporated by Labor and Commerce
VAHB733IntroWorkers' 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 firef...
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2020-01-23
Incorporated by Labor and Commerce
VAHB1536IntroWorkers' compensation; presumption of compensability for certain diseases. Adds cancers of the colon, brain, and testes to the list of cancers that are presumed to be an occupational disease covered by the Virginia Workers' Compensation Act when fire...
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2020-01-23
Incorporated by Labor and Commerce
VASB58IntroWorkers' 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 firef...
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2020-01-13
Incorporated by Commerce and Labor
VASB265IntroWorkers' compensation; occupational disease presumptions. Adds correctional officers and full-time sworn members of the enforcement division of the Department of Motor Vehicles to the list of public safety employees who are entitled to presumptions t...
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2020-01-13
Stricken at request of Patron in Commerce and Labor (15-Y 0-N)
VASB381IntroWorkers' 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 firef...
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2020-01-13
Incorporated by Commerce and Labor
VASB531IntroWorkers' 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 firef...
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2020-01-13
Incorporated by Commerce and Labor
VASB924IntroWorkers' compensation; post-traumatic stress disorder; Workers' compensation; post-traumatic stress disorder; law-enforcement officers and firefighters. Provides that post-traumatic stress disorder incurred by a law-enforcement officer or firefighter...
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2020-01-13
Incorporated by Commerce and Labor
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