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LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT

(P) Passed (F) Failed (V) Vetoed (I) Incoporated into other legislation
(CD) Carried over from 2002 session but died in committee on or before December 9th


Blood-borne pathogen in workplace; development of needleless and engineered sharps injury protection systems. Amending 40.1-22, 40.1-49.3, 40.1-51 and 40.1-51.1. (Patron-Brink, HB 2790 (F))
Child labor; lowers minimum age for referees of sporting events. Amending  40.1-79.01. (Patron-Mims, SB 989 (Chapter 380))
Court appearance or service on jury panel; person not to be penalized by employer. Amending  18.2-465.1. (Patron-Jones, D.C., HB 2824 (F))
Criminal history records check; applicable to applicants for employment in certain localities. Adding  15.2-1503.1. (Patron-Sherwood, HB 2373 (Chapter 742))
Criminal history records check; applicable to applicants for employment in certain localities. Amending  15.2-709.1 and 27-6.2; adding  15.2-1505.1. (Patron-Petersen, HB 2031 (Chapter 739))
Criminal history records check; screening for employment. Amending  19.2-392.02, 22.1-296.2, 22.1-296.3, 22.1-296.4, 32.1-126.01, 32.1-162.9:1, 37.1-20.3, 37.1-183.3, 37.1-197.2, 63.2-1719, 63.2-1720 and 63.2-1722 through 63.2-1725. (Patron-Bland, HB 2332 (F))
Deferred compensation plan for government employees; applicable to teachers. Amending  51.1-606. (Patron-Tata, HB 690 (CD))
Disadvantaged Persons, Economic and Employment Improvement Program for; Report on (Chapter 808, 1998 Acts and  63.1-133.58 (B) of Code of Virginia). (SD 4)
Employees of local government; changes awarding of bonuses. Amending  15.2-1508. (Patron-Rust, HB 2270 (Chapter 204))
Employment discrimination; prohibited by state agencies. Adding 2.2-1201.1. (Patron-Scott, HB 2557 (F))
Employment information; requirements for furnishing. Adding 40.1-51.1:2. (Patron-Watts, HB 2258 (F))
Freedom of Information Act; record exemption for employment discrimination investigations conducted by any local public body. Amending  2.2-3705. (Patron-Albo, HB 1651 (Chapter 307))
Garnishment; allowed for 180 days. Amending  8.01-514 and 16.1-99. (Patron-Reese, HB 1458 (Chapter 234))
Garnishment; increases maximum disposable income amount. Amending 34-29. (Patron-Barlow, HB 2773 (F))
Garnishment; service of process on garnishee. Amending  8.01-513, 8.01-519, 8.01-564 and 8.01-565. (Patron-Gear, HB 2744 (F))
Genetic testing; prohibited as condition of employment. Amending 2.2-4200 and 2.2-4201; adding  40.1-28.7:01. (Patron-Welch, HB 581 (CD))
Government Data Collection and Dissemination Practices Act; prohibits use of social security numbers on student or employee identification cards. Amending  2.2-3800. (Patron-Dudley, HB 2063 (Chapter 927))
Grievance procedure; clarifications on State procedure. Amending 2.2-3003 and 2.2-3006. (Patron-Almand, HB 1917 (Chapter 252))
Health Care Workforce in Underserved Areas; Report on (Chapters 175 and 200, 2000 Acts). (SD 3)
Health insurance; benefits for certain Medicare-eligible retired employees. Adding  2.2-1204.1. (Patron-Deeds, SB 784 (F))
Health insurance; benefits for employees of independent living centers. Adding  2.2-1204.1. (Patron-Trumbo, SB 1037 (F))
Health insurance; benefits for self-employed persons. Adding 2.2-1208. (Patron-Byrne, SB 919 (F))
Health insurance; removes credit cap for retired state employees. Amending  51.1-1400. (Patron-Putney, HB 2620 (Chapter 909))
Higher educational institutions; penalty for false or misleading information on applications for admission or employment. Adding  23-7.5:1. (Patron-O’Brien, SB 754 (F))
Homestead exemption; may be filed to protect garnished wages. Amending  34-17. (Patron-Reese, HB 2740 (Chapter 1000))
Human Resource Management, Department of; duties concerning employees. Amending  2.2-1201. (Patron-Purkey, HB 1413 (Chapter 685))
Income tax, corporate; credit for employer-provided commuting benefits. Adding  58.1-439.12:1. (Patron-Bryant, HB 2693 (F))
Income tax, state; deletes obsolete language concerning self-employment tax. Amending  58.1-322. (Patron-Hull, HB 2828 (Chapter 807))
Law-Enforcement Employee Records Act, Review of; created. Adding 9.1-508 through 9.1-515. (Patron-Amundson, HB 1759 (F); Amundson, HB 1880 (F))
Local officers and employees; restrictions on activities of those formerly employed in Virginia Beach City. Amending  15.2-1408. (Patron-Tata, HB 1788 (Chapter 945))
Long-term care insurance; to be made available to current and retired state employees. Amending  51.1-513.1. (Patron-Martin, SB 958 (F))
Military service; use of accrued annual leave by state employees. Amending  2.2-1201; adding  2.2-2903.1. (Patron-Almand, HB 1916 (Chapter 789))
Military veterans; preferences for employment with State. Amending  2.2-2903. (Patron-Blevins, SB 372 (CD))
Mold; remediation. Adding  40.1-143 through 40.1-158. (Patron-Miller, Y.B., SB 908 (F))
Occupational health and safety; abolishes certain duties of State Corporation Commission. Amending  40.1-51. (Patron-Woodrum, HB 2696 (Chapter 445))
Personnel Act; applicable to certain executive branch personnel. Amending  2.2-2905, 2.2-3202, 29.1-200, 51.1-155.1 and 52-6.1. (Patron-Bloxom, HB 1270 (CD))
Personnel Act; exempts employees of Tobacco Settlement Foundation. Amending  2.2-2905. (Patron-O’Bannon, HB 2746 (Chapter 652))
Retirement System; creditable service for state employees for which there is no general salary increase. Amending  51.1-142.2. (Patron-Wagner, SB 1191 (F))
Retirement System; enhanced benefits for salary donations from state employees. (Patron-Tata, HB 2732 (F))
Retirement System; increases retirement allowance for state and local employees. Amending  51.1-155, 51.1-157, 51.1-206, 51.1-217, 51.1-306 and 51.1-308. (Patron-Callahan, HB 1507 (F); Hamilton, HB 1568 (F); Wampler, SB 720 (F))
Retirement System; procedure when employer withdraws from System. Amending  51.1-124.12. (Patron-Landes, HB 2556 (Chapter 267))
Shared work program; established to allow reduced work hours while receiving partial unemployment benefits. Adding  60.2-701 through 60.2-707. (Patron-Scott, HB 2559 (F))
State agencies; representation by state employees in any civil proceeding. Amending  2.2-509, 3.1-341, 10.1-1141 and 54.1-3900. (Patron-Reynolds, SB 1017 (F))
State vehicle fleets; study of management of and use by state employees. (Patron-Lingamfelter, HJR 518 )
Teacher grievances; timelines for decisions and appeals. Amending  22.1-313 and 22.1-314. (Patron-Tata, HB 1790 (Chapter 187))
Teacher grievances; timelines for hearing panels. Amending 22.1-312. (Patron-Colgan, SB 941 (Chapter 161))
Telecommuting Enhancement Act; created, task force to identify barriers in telecommuting. Adding  2.2-4310.1, 40.1-143, 40.1-144 and 40.1-145. (Patron-Lingamfelter, HB 1386 (F))
Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF); exemptions from work requirement. Amending  63.2-609. (Patron-Crittenden, HB 2469 (F))
Unemployment compensation; base period. Amending  60.2-204. (Patron-Watkins, SB 1040 (Chapter 383))
Unemployment compensation; benefits disqualification for misconduct. Amending  60.2-618. (Patron-Ruff, SB 127 (CD))
Unemployment compensation; eliminates waiting one week prior to receiving benefits. Amending  60.2-612. (Patron-Hull, HB 943 (CD); Reynolds, SB 45 (CD))
Unemployment compensation; excludes certain portion of retirement or pension benefits in calculation. Amending  60.2-604. (Patron-Johnson, HB 1431 (Chapter 555); Watkins, SB 1014 (Chapter 534))
Unemployment compensation; exclusion for certain clinical service providers. Amending  60.2-219. (Patron-Tata, HB 2484 (Chapter 609))
Unemployment compensation; furnishing records and reports. Amending  60.2-114. (Patron-Reid, HB 2722 (Chapter 721))
Unemployment compensation; last employer responsible for benefit charges. Amending  60.2-528, 60.2-614, 60.2-618 and 60.2-619. (Patron-Abbitt, HB 2264 (F))
Unemployment compensation; notice of benefit charges and taxes. Amending  60.2-525. (Patron-Watkins, SB 1039 (Chapter 382))
Unemployment compensation; responsibility for benefit charges. Amending  60.2-528 and 60.2-619. (Patron-Tata, HB 2485 (F))
Unemployment compensation; waiting one week prior to receiving benefits. Amending  60.2-612. (Patron-Reynolds, SB 1021 (F))
Unemployment compensation; weekly benefit amount. Amending 60.2-116, 60.2-229, 60.2-602, 60.2-607 and 60.2-612; adding 60.2-203.1, 60.2-203.2 and 60.2-602.1. (Patron-Hull, HB 2770 (F))
Unemployment compensation; weekly benefit amount. Amending 60.2-116, 60.2-602, 60.2-607 and 60.2-612; adding  60.2-203.1, 60.2-203.2 and 60.2-602.1. (Patron-Saslaw, SB 1114 (I) See SB890)
Unemployment compensation; weekly benefit amount. Amending 60.2-116, 60.2-602, 60.2-607 and 60.2-612; adding  60.2-602.1. (Patron-Watkins, SB 890 (F))
Unemployment compensation; weekly benefit amount. Amending 60.2-602. (Patron-Nixon, HB 1929 (Chapter 926))
Unemployment Compensation, Commission on; created, report. Adding  30-201 through 30-208. (Patron-Watkins, SB 889 (Chapter 1038))
Unemployment insurance; fund balance factor. Amending  60.2-533. (Patron-Watkins, SB 1041 (F))
Value Engineering of State Agency Capital Outlay Projects; Report on ( 2.2-1133B of Code of Virginia). (HD 5)
Wages and salaries; method of payment. Amending  40.1-29. (Patron-Parrish, HB 1751 (Chapter 638))
Whistleblower Act; created. Adding  40.1-143 through 40.1-148. (Patron-Mims, SB 1006 (F))
Workers’ compensation; applicable to professional football players. Adding  65.2-500.1. (Patron-Bryant, HB 2747 (F); Williams, SB 1323 (F))
Workers’ compensation; compensation for permanent loss and disfigurement. Amending  65.2-503. (Patron-Norment, SB 1130 (F))
Workers’ compensation; coverage for mold exposure. Adding 65.2-401.1. (Patron-Miller, Y.B., SB 909 (F))
Workers’ compensation; definition of injury includes administration of smallpox vaccine. Amending  65.2-101. (Patron-O’Bannon, HB 2728 (Chapter 999))
Workers’ compensation; demonstration of infectious disease presumption. Amending  65.2-402.1. (Patron-Amundson, HB 1877 (Chapter 842))
Workers’ compensation; medical benefits of hypertension or heart disease on occupational presumption. Amending  65.2-402. (Patron-Carrico, HB 1964 (F))
Workers’ compensation; notice procedures. Amending  65.2-704, 65.2-705 and 65.2-706. (Patron-Norment, SB 1132 (Chapter 671))
Workers’ compensation; rates for firms engaged in bituminous coal mining. Amending  38.2-1904, 38.2-1908, 38.2-1919, 65.2-801 and 65.2-802. (Patron-Phillips, HB 2171 (F))
Workers’ compensation; reporting of insurance that includes coal mining. Amending  38.2-1919. (Patron-Wampler, SB 978 (Chapter 222))
Workers’ Compensation Commission; allows deputy commissioners to approve agreements or settle claims. Amending  65.2-700 and 65.2-701. (Patron-Phillips, HB 2159 (F))
Workforce Council; membership. Amending  2.2-2669. (Patron-Scott, HB 2562 (I) See HB2075)
Workforce Council; membership increased, creates Workforce Development Program. Amending  2.2-2669; adding  60.2-124. (Patron-Sears, HB 2617 (I) See HB2075)
Workforce Council; membership reduced, duties. Amending  2.2-2669 and 2.2-2670; adding  2.2-2674.1. (Patron-Hogan, HB 2075 (Chapter 642))
Workforce Retraining Program and Fund; created. Adding  2.2-904. (Patron-Miller, Y.B., SB 5 (CD); Miller, Y.B., SB 695 (Chapter 338))
Workforce Transition Act; eligibility for transitional severance benefit. Amending  2.2-3202. (Patron-Morgan, HB 937 (CD); Morgan, HB 1597 (Chapter 782))
Workforce Transition Act; requirements concerning payment of retirement benefits. Amending  2.2-3205. (Patron-Tata, HB 2482 (F))
Workplace; privacy provisions. Adding  40.1-143 through 40.1-147. (Patron-May, HB 1887 (F); Ticer, SB 1289 (F))
2003 Cumulative Index of Bills, Joint Resolutions, Resolutions and Documents - For additional information, please contact Legislative Information, State Capitol, Richmond, Virginia 23219. Telephone (804) 698-1500. Last updated 01/12/04