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LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT

(P) Passed (F) Failed (V) Vetoed (I) Incoporated into other legislation
(C) Carried over from 2004 Session
(CD) Carried over from 2004 session but died in committee on or before December 10th


Bad checks; payment of wages, penalty. Amending  18.2-182. (Patron-Moran, HB 2552 (I) See HB2674; Ebbin, HB 2674 (Chapter 598))
Boiler and pressure vessel inspections; expiration of certificate. Amending  40.1-51.10. (Patron-Jones, D.C., HB 1955 (Chapter 387))
Business Assistance and Workforce Services, Department of; created. Amending  2.2-204, 2.2-900, 2.2-902, 2.2-2282, 2.2-2284, 2.2-2413, 2.2-2414, 2.2-2667, 2.2-2669, 2.2-2670, 2.2-3705.6, 3.1-18.10, 10.1-1425.7, 15.2-4904, 23-135.7:7, 36-139.6, 46.2-749.69:1, 58.1-439.6, 58.1-439.8, 59.1-284.1, 59.1-284.16, 60.2-110, 60.2-115, 60.2-613, 63.2-601 and 63.2-610; adding 2.2-904.1, 2.2-904.2 and 2.2-904.3; repealing  60.2-309, 60.2-310 and 60.2-400. (Patron-Hogan, HB 2069 (F); Byron, HB 2626 (F))
Child care; civil immunity for employers providing an on-site facility. Adding  8.01-220.1:5. (Patron-Baskerville, HB 1251 (CD); Baskerville, HB 1900 (F))
Consumer reporting agencies; release of wage information by Employment Commission thereto. Adding  60.2-114.01. (Patron-Watkins, SB 1276 (Chapter 944))
Criminal history records check; allows certain behavioral health employers to hire applicant while awaiting response. Amending 37.1-183.3 and 37.1-197.2. (Patron-Purkey, HB 2139 (F))
Criminal history records check; behavioral health employees, limited number of misdemeanor assault convictions before barred from employment. Amending  37.1-183.3 and 37.1-197.2. (Patron-Armstrong, HB 2009 (F))
Criminal history records check; disqualified from employment if in proximity to minors, penalty. Adding  18.2-370.3. (Patron-Hamilton, HB 2046 (F))
Discrimination; length of time to report complaint. Amending 40.1-51.2:2. (Patron-Parrish, HB 1834 (Chapter 789); O’Brien, SB 971 (Chapter 743))
Employee’s day of rest; abolished. Repealing  40.1-28.1 through 40.1-28.4:1. (Patron-Griffith, HB 2393 (Chapter 823))
Employee’s day of rest; exempts banking institutions. Amending 40.1-28.4:1. (Patron-Abbitt, HB 2194 (F))
Employer and employee; covenants restricting competition. Adding 40.1-26.1. (Patron-Stolle, SB 1172 (F))
Employment discrimination; causes of action in cases alleging. Amending  2.2-2639. (Patron-Keister, HB 2907 (Chapter 857); Ticer, SB 1079 (Chapter 756); Edwards, SB 1258 (Chapter 770))
Health insurance; coverage for anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa. Amending  2.2-2818 and 38.2-3412.1:01. (Patron-Ware, R.L., HB 294 (CD))
Health insurance; credits for retired state employees. Amending 51.1-1400. (Patron-Tata, HB 1926 (Chapter 535))
Health insurance; credits for retired state employees, removes cap. Amending  51.1-1400. (Patron-Putney, HB 1626 (F))
Health insurance; increases credits for retired state employees. Amending  51.1-1400. (Patron-Martin, SB 1043 (F))
Health insurance; increases credits for retired state employees, removes cap. Amending  51.1-1400. (Patron-Putney, HB 1627 (F); Potts, SB 727 (F))
Health insurance; increases credits for retired teachers and other local school board employees, removes cap. Amending  51.1-1401. (Patron-Hanger, SB 1014 (F))
Health insurance, state employees; mandated coverage for treatment of morbid obesity. Amending  2.2-2818, 38.2-3418.13 and 38.2-4319. (Patron-O’Bannon, HB 1936 (F); Lambert, SB 1032 (F))
Income tax, state; subtractions include salary for certain federal and state employees. Amending  58.1-322. (Patron-Chichester, SB 866 (Chapter 27))
Income tax, state and business; credit for bicyclists and their employers. Adding  58.1-339.11 and 58.1-339.12. (Patron-Suit, HB 1818 (F))
Jury panel; provisions for service by employed people. Amending 18.2-465.1. (Patron-Joannou, HB 2795 (Chapter 931))
Line of Duty Act; disabled person to include any state employee, additional benefits for state and local employees called to active military duty. Amending  9.1-400 and 44-93.1. (Patron-Cosgrove, HB 1738 (Chapter 907); Cox, HB 1793 (Chapter 910))
“Living wage” provisions; no local governing body may establish without approval of General Assembly. (Patron-O’Brien, SB 290 (CD))
Minimum wage; qualification for overtime pay. Amending 40.1-28.10. (Patron-Miller, SB 705 (F))
Parental leave for school involvement; employer requirement. Amending  40.1-28.1 through 40.1-28.4. (Patron-Potts, SB 713 (F))
Public school teachers and administrators; Board of Education to study granting state employee status. (Patron-Ruff, SJR 63 (CD))
Retirement System; creditable compensation of part-time employees of public institutions of higher education. Amending 51.1-124.3, 51.1-505 and 51.1-506; adding  51.1-126.3:1. (Patron-Norment, SB 1117 (F))
Retirement System; includes DMV part-time and contract employees. Amending  51.1-124.3. (Patron-Phillips, HB 2396 (F))
Retirement System; includes legal aid employees. Amending 51.1-124.3. (Patron-Kilgore, HB 1704 (F))
Retirement System; increases retirement allowance for certain state employees and law-enforcement officers. Amending  51.1-155, 51.1-206 and 51.1-217. (Patron-Callahan, HB 1521 (F))
Retirement System; purchase of prior service credit by Amtrak employees. Amending  51.1-142.2. (Patron-Orrock, HB 1645 (F))
Shoplifting and employee theft; provisions for civil recovery. Amending  8.01-44.4. (Patron-Janis, HB 1616 (Chapter 142); Stolle, SB 1209 (Chapter 234))
Social services, local departments of; grievance procedures. Amending  15.2-1507 and 63.2-219. (Patron-Howell, SB 894 (Chapter 714))
State agencies; establishment of telecommuting policy. Amending 2.2-2817.1. (Patron-Eisenberg, HB 2127 (F))
State employee suggestions program; provisions, report. Amending 2.2-1201. (Patron-Saxman, HB 1946 (Chapter 386))
State employees; Employment Commission to study effect of new overtime regulations thereon. (Patron-Miller, SJR 396 (F))
State employees; establishment of alternative work schedules and telecommuting policy. Amending  2.2-203.1 and 2.2-2817.1. (Patron-Hugo, HB 2612 (Chapter 421))
State employees; joint subcommittee established to study compensation and benefit plans. (Patron-Hall, HJR 630 (F))
State employees; reimbursement when using private vehicle to travel on state business. Amending  2.2-2823. (Patron-Gear, HB 2132 (F))
State employees; right to express opinions to elected officials on matters of public concern. Adding  2.2-2902.1. (Patron-Saxman, HB 2872 (Chapter 483))
State employment; Secretary of Administration to provide number of jobs eliminated in fiscal year due to privatization, report. Adding  2.2-203.2:1. (Patron-Cline, HB 2557 (Chapter 476))
Unemployment compensation; applicable to a military spouse. Amending  60.2-528 and 60.2-618. (Patron-Tata, HB 1288 (CD); Tata, HB 1491 (F); Tata, HB 1495 (F); Tata, HB 1700 (F))
Unemployment compensation; benefit charges resulting from temporary closure of business forced by disaster. Amending  60.2-528. (Patron-Blevins, SB 1112 (Chapter 44))
Unemployment compensation; benefit termination by employer for misconduct. Amending  60.2-619; adding  60.2-615.1. (Patron-Pollard, HB 2693 (F))
Unemployment compensation; disqualification for chronic absenteeism or tardiness. Amending  60.2-618. (Patron-Bryant, HB 2371 (Chapter 464))
Unemployment compensation; eliminates offset for retirement benefits. Amending  60.2-604. (Patron-Watkins, SB 128 (Chapter 1))
Unemployment compensation; Employment Commission may furnish information to allow collection of monetary obligations. Amending  60.2-114. (Patron-Saslaw, SB 1283 (F))
Unemployment compensation; minimum qualifying earnings. Amending 60.2-602. (Patron-Wagner, SB 621 (CD))
Unemployment compensation; obsolete benefit tables. Amending 60.2-602. (Patron-Watkins, SB 799 (Chapter 23))
Unemployment compensation; weekly benefit amount. Amending 60.2-602. (Patron-Nixon, HB 2050 (Chapter 918); Wagner, SB 1055 (F))
Unemployment compensation; weekly benefit amount. Amending 60.2-603. (Patron-Keister, HB 2840 (Chapter 125))
Veterans; State to give additional consideration in hiring to certain. Amending  2.2-2903 and 15.2-1509. (Patron-Parrish, HB 2064 (I) See HB2428; Cole, HB 2428 (Chapter 413))
Volunteer firefighters; exempts minors age 16 or older from child labor provisions. Amending  40.1-79.1 and 40.1-100. (Patron-Kilgore, HB 1703 (Chapter 151))
Wages; employer who fails or refuses to pay is guilty of a misdemeanor or felony depending on value of wages earned. Amending  40.1-29. (Patron-Ebbin, HB 2638 (Chapter 595))
Wages or salaries; consent by employee for payment to prepaid debit card or card account not required. Amending  40.1-29. (Patron-Hargrove, HB 2842 (Chapter 851))
Workers’ compensation; allows illegal aliens certain medical benefits. Amending  65.2-101 and 65.2-502. (Patron-Byron, HB 2056 (F))
Workers’ compensation; certain participants in Temporary Assistance for Needy Families not eligible. Amending  63.2-608, 65.2-101, 65.2-500, 65.2-502 and 65.2-512. (Patron-Nixon, HB 2462 (Chapter 472))
Workers’ compensation; requires any business entity to guarantee obligations. Amending  65.2-803.1. (Patron-Morgan, HB 1862 (Chapter 158))
Workforce development; training and unemployment compensation programs made more accessible to military personnel and their families. Amending  2.2-2670, 60.2-528 and 60.2-618. (Patron-Baskerville, HB 1908 (F))
Workforce development and training resources; joint subcommittee to study need for greater consolidation or coordination thereof. (Patron-Byron, HJR 713 (P))
Workforce Development, Department of; created. Amending  2.2-204, 2.2-703, 2.2-2669, 2.2-2670, 15.2-1308, 22.1-227, 40.1-117, 40.1-118, 51.5-9, 60.2-110, 60.2-115, 60.2-613, 63.2-608 and 63.2-801; adding  2.2-904.1 through 2.2-904.8; repealing 2.2-904, 60.2-309, 60.2-310, 60.2-318 through 60.2-322 and 60.2-400. (Patron-Hogan, HB 526 (CD))
Workforce Development, Special Advisor to the Governor for; created, report. Amending  2.2-2670; adding  2.2-435.1, 2.2-435.2 and 2.2-435.3. (Patron-Whipple, SB 460 (CD))
Workforce Transition Act; eligibility for transitional severance benefits. Amending  2.2-3202. (Patron-Morgan, HB 267 (CD))
2005 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 06/23/05