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LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT

(P) Passed (F) Failed (V) Vetoed (I) Incoporated into other legislation
(C) Carried over from 2006 Session (CD) Carried over from 2006 session but died in committee on or before December 8th


Child labor; allows child under age 18 to work at licensed farm winery. Amending  40.1-100. (Patron-Gilbert, HB 2334 (Chapter 645))
Child labor; maximum hour limits. Amending  40.1-80.1. (Patron-Morgan, HB 943 (CD))
Child labor offenses; civil penalty that may be assessed. Amending  40.1-113. (Patron-Morgan, HB 2783 (Chapter 667))
Commissioners of revenue, local; deny and revoke license for those without legal documents for employment in U.S. Amending 58.1-3109. (Patron-Byron, HB 2806 (F))
Discrimination; prohibited in public employment. Amending 2.2-3004; adding  2.2-2901.1. (Patron-Ebbin, HB 2550 (F); Devolites Davis, SB 820 (F))
Employment Commission; electronic filing of employer’s reports therewith. Amending  60.2-512. (Patron-Purkey, HB 2272 (Chapter 638))
Employment service centers; prohibits public funding, exception. Adding  40.1-11.2. (Patron-Reid, HB 1051 (CD))
Foreign employment services; prohibits companies from certain contracts. Adding  40.1-11.2. (Patron-Reid, HB 1569 (CD))
Grievance procedure; provides immunity from civil liability for local officials who participate therein. Amending  15.2-1507. (Patron-BaCote, HB 2174 (F))
Health insurance credits; increased for retired state employees. Amending  51.1-1400. (Patron-Putney, HB 1833 (F))
Health insurance credits; state employees receiving long-term disability benefits are eligible. Amending  51.1-1133 and 51.1-1400. (Patron-Tata, HB 2091 (Chapter 64))
Home ownership grants; amount localities may provide for certain local government employees. Amending  15.2-958.2. (Patron-Waddell, HB 2834 (Chapter 674); Hall, HB 2841 (I) See HB2834)
Hospital-Emergency Treatment Reimbursement Fund; created, report. Adding  32.1-127.4, 38.2-6300 through 38.2-6303, and 40.1-29.1. (Patron-Purkey, HB 1947 (F))
Human Rights Act; prohibition of discrimination in employment based on certain criminal convictions. Adding  2.2-2901.1, 2.2-2901.2, and 2.2-3901.1. (Patron-Locke, SB 179 (CD))
Illegal aliens; presence unlawful in State, penalty. Amending 19.2-81.6; adding  18.2-504.2. (Patron-Cole, HB 1918 (I) See HB1970)
Illegal immigrants; document verification for employment of, penalty. Amending  40.1-11.1. (Patron-Gilbert, HB 2328 (F); Watts, HB 2605 (F))
Illegal immigrants; document verification for employment, penalty. Amending  40.1-11.1. (Patron-Reid, HB 1048 (CD); Watts, HB 1067 (CD))
Income tax, state; tax credit for health insurance premiums paid by small business employers. Adding  58.1-339.12. (Patron-Frederick, HB 1616 (F))
K-12 education outreach; Department of Education to collaborate with university, industry, and local school board stakeholders to facilitate student participation and workforce development in math and science fields. (Patron-Purkey, HJR 646 (F))
Labor and Industry, Commissioner of; reporting suspected employment misclassification and fraud. Adding  40.1-28.7:2. (Patron-Amundson, HB 2217 (F))
Law-enforcement employees; overtime compensation therefor. Amending  9.1-701. (Patron-Carrico, HB 2516 (F))
Local employees; right to receive certain benefit information in writing. Adding  15.2-1511.1. (Patron-Hurt, HB 2764 (Chapter 333))
Minimum wage; increase amount thereof. Amending  40.1-28.10. (Patron-Marshall, D.W., HB 1634 (F))
Minimum wage; increase from its current federally mandated level. Amending  40.1-28.10. (Patron-Eisenberg, HB 1651 (F); Toscano, HB 1654 (F); Callahan, HB 2004 (F); Moran, HB 2849 (F); McEachin, HB 2873 (F); Locke, SB 766 (I) See SB1327; Whipple, SB 1277 (I) See SB1327)
Minimum wage; increase from its current federally mandated level. Amending  40.1-28.9 and 40.1-28.10. (Patron-Jones, D.C., HB 3054 (F); Colgan, SB 1327 (F))
Minimum wage; increases per hour. Amending  40.1-28.10. (Patron-Jones, D.C., HB 2508 (F))
Minimum Wage Act; repeals exclusion for persons who are 65 thereunder. Amending  40.1-28.9. (Patron-Englin, HB 2738 (Chapter 832); Stosch, SB 758 (Chapter 816))
Mobile work camps; establishes standards therefor provided by railroad company for maintenance of way employees. Adding 32.1-211.1 through 32.1-211.4. (Patron-Lucas, SB 1423 (F))
Occupational safety and health; penalty for violations. Amending 40.1-49.4. (Patron-Miller, SB 1073 (F))
Occupational safety and health; prevents Commissioner of Labor and Industry from assessing civil penalties on employer for cited violation thereof. Amending  40.1-49.4. (Patron-Wagner, SB 1354 (F))
Overtime compensation; to include state law-enforcement employees. Amending  9.1-700. (Patron-Carrico, HB 3069 (F))
Public employees; occupational safety and health program therefor. Amending  40.1-2.1. (Patron-McClellan, HB 2725 (F))
Retired employees; removes exception for certain localities regarding provision of group accident and health insurance. Amending  15.2-1517. (Patron-Quayle, SB 959 (Chapter 150))
Retirement System; benefits for certain state and local employees. Amending  51.1-138, 51.1-153, 51.1-155, 51.1-202, 51.1-206, 51.1-213, and 51.1-217. (Patron-Ingram, HB 2984 (F))
Retirement System; creates new defined contribution plan for employees who enter on or after July 1, 2007, into any position covered thereby. Adding  51.1-126.5:1. (Patron-Bell, HB 2956 (F))
State employee; joint subcommittee to study grievance procedure therefor. (Patron-Lucas, SJR 98 (CD))
State employees; changes participation in deferred compensation plan. Amending  51.1-600 and 51.1-601; adding  51.1-601.1. (Patron-Putney, HB 1830 (Chapter 253))
State employees; effectiveness of alternate work schedules and telecommuting policy. Amending  2.2-203.1; adding 2.2-203.1:1. (Patron-Hugo, HB 1240 (CD))
State employees; health insurance plan to provide coverage for intensity modulated radiation therapy. Amending  2.2-2818. (Patron-Wittman, HB 2948 (F))
State employees; permits early retirement for those who are terminally ill. Amending  51.1-153, 51.1-155, 51.1-205, 51.1-216, and 51.1-217. (Patron-Griffith, HB 1926 (F))
State employees; removes reference to Milliman & Robertson’s guidelines from Code relating to health insurance. Amending 2.2-2818. (Patron-Jones, S.C., HB 2651 (F))
State employees; right to contact public officials. Amending 15.2-1512.4; adding  2.2-2902.2. (Patron-Englin, HB 2731 (F))
Unfair employment practices; discharging employees when unauthorized aliens are employed. Adding  40.1-27.2. (Patron-Albo, HB 1906 (I) See HB2687; Reid, HB 2687 (F))
Urban county executive form of government; wage requirements for certain employees. Amending  15.2-831. (Patron-Amundson, HB 2215 (F))
Victims of crime; employers to allow leave to attend criminal proceedings. Amending  19.2-11.01; adding  40.1-28.7:2. (Patron-Moran, HB 3132 (Chapter 423))
Wages and salaries; payments by employers. Amending  40.1-29. (Patron-Nixon, HB 566 (CD))
Workers’ compensation; benefits paid to unauthorized aliens. Amending  65.2-805 and 65.2-806; adding  65.2-804.1. (Patron-Reid, HB 2688 (F))
Workforce housing; Housing Commission to study employer-assisted housing initiatives and incentives for employers to provide for their employees. (Patron-Hugo, HJR 711 (F))
2007 Cumulative Index of Bills, Joint Resolutions, Resolutions and Documents - For additional information, please contact the House of Delegates Information and Public Relations Office, P. O. Box 406, State Capitol, Richmond, Virginia 23218, telephone (804) 698-1500. Last updated 09/04/07