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LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT

(P) Passed (F) Failed (V) Vetoed (I) Incoporated into other legislation
(C) Carried over to 2009 Session


Aerospace Engine Manufacturing Performance Grant Program; created. Adding  59.1-284.20, 59.1-284.21, and 59.1-284.22. (Patron-Ingram, HB 1330 (Chapter 256); Quayle, SB 651 (Chapter 630))
Affordable housing; Housing Commission to study methods for procuring units for public employees. (Patron-Rust, HJR 84 (F))
Contractors; shall not knowingly employ unauthorized alien. Adding  2.2-4311.1. (Patron-Frederick, HB 1298 (Chapter 598); Cuccinelli, SB 517 (Chapter 702))
Contractors, licensed; Commission on Immigration to study hiring of undocumented workers and impact on workforce and economy. (Patron-Cosgrove, HJR 164 (F))
Discrimination; employee’s failure to speak English shall not constitute cause of action. Amending  2.2-2639. (Patron-Cole, HB 1472 (F))
Employment; verification of eligibility. Amending  40.1-11.1. (Patron-Colgan, SB 90 (F))
Employment Commission; authorizes final orders to be recorded and satisfied as orders. Amending  60.2-633. (Patron-Loupassi, HB 881 (Chapter 492))
Employment Commission; employment stabilization. Amending 60.2-113. (Patron-Byron, HB 925 (Chapter 222); Ruff, SB 253 (Chapter 98))
Employment Commission; must maintain at least one regional office in each planning district. Amending  60.2-111. (Patron-Bowling, HB 1223 (F))
Employment Commission; required to close Commonwealth-operated employment offices. Amending  60.2-110. (Patron-Marshall, D.W., HB 24 (F))
Employment Commission; transfers responsibility for collection of employment taxes to Department of Taxation. Amending  58.1-1, 58.1-202, 60.2-111, 60.2-118, 60.2-511, 60.2-512, 60.2-519, 60.2-519.2 through 60.2-524, and 60.2-538; adding  60.2-208.1. (Patron-Byron, HB 1314 (F))
False academic credentials; creates civil cause of action for persons who are damaged by person who knowingly manufactures, etc. Adding  8.01-44.8. (Patron-Deeds, SB 265 (F))
Governmental employees; permission to form associations. Amending 40.1-57.3. (Patron-Poisson, HB 152 (F))
Governmental employees; repeals provisions that prohibit collective bargaining with labor union. Repealing  40.1-57.2 and 40.1-57.3. (Patron-Ebbin, HB 852 (F))
Governmental employees; use of association membership fees. Amending  40.1-57.3. (Patron-Hargrove, HB 297 (F))
Health insurance; credits for certain retired public officers and employees. Amending  51.1-1403. (Patron-Abbitt, HB 78 (F); Houck, SB 305 (C))
Highway construction; increases cost of project using state or local employees. Amending  33.1-190. (Patron-Herring, SB 189 (Chapter 472))
Human Resource Management; develop expedited processes for procurement of staff augmentation to supplement salaried and wage employees of State. Amending  2.2-1201. (Patron-Hanger, SB 741 (Chapter 576))
Illegal immigrants; document verification for employment. Amending  40.1-11.1. (Patron-Watts, HB 1047 (F))
Immigration laws; immunity to agencies and employees of State and political subdivisions for authorized enforcement. Adding 8.01-226.12. (Patron-Lingamfelter, HB 51 (C); Nichols, HB 157 (F))
Income tax, corporate; telework expenses tax credit. Adding 58.1-439.12:02. (Patron-Frederick, HB 1031 (F); Herring, SB 193 (F))
Income tax credit, earned; employers to provide notice to employees that may be eligible. Adding  40.1-28.7:3. (Patron-Toscano, HB 284 (F); Edwards, SB 14 (F))
Military Service Personnel Bill of Rights of 2008; established. Amending  2.2-2903.1, 51.1-502, and 58.1-322; adding 2.2-1204.1 and 59.1-443.3. (Patron-Moran, HB 1193 (F))
Minimum wage law; enforcement. Amending  40.1-28.11 and 40.1-29. (Patron-Jones, D.C., HB 1038 (F))
Nondiscrimination; prohibits discrimination in State government employment based on race, religion, etc. Amending  2.2-3004; adding  2.2-2901.1. (Patron-Ebbin, HB 1493 (F))
Nursing workforce information; publication on website. Amending 54.1-3012.1. (Patron-Bell, HB 1003 (Chapter 373))
Parental leave for school involvement; employers to permit employees annual leave. Adding  40.1-28.7:3. (Patron-Englin, HB 792 (F))
Port Authority; establish a trust to offset other postemployment benefits. Adding  62.1-129.2. (Patron-Melvin, HB 1211 (Chapter 597); Miller, Y.B., SB 467 (Chapter 622))
Public Procurement Act; verification of legal presence of contractors for employment. Amending  2.2-4317; adding 2.2-4308.2. (Patron-Nichols, HB 90 (F); Cline, HB 1558 (C); Barker, SB 426 (F))
Railroad corporation and railway company; liability for injury. Amending  56-441. (Patron-Ebbin, HB 1531 (F))
School bus drivers; removes exclusion from existing provision that prohibits employment of children. Amending  40.1-100. (Patron-Saxman, HB 1160 (Chapter 552))
Sick leave; retirement credit for unused balances of state and local employees. Amending  51.1-303; adding  51.1-142.4. (Patron-Phillips, HB 1154 (F))
State and public employment; required eligibility verification documentation. Adding  2.2-2901.1 and 15.2-1503.2. (Patron-Cuccinelli, SB 516 (F))
State employee; penalty for threatening. Adding  18.2-60.2:1. (Patron-Frederick, HB 1300 (F))
State employees; cash match plan. Amending  51.1-608. (Patron-Tata, HB 775 (Chapter 29))
State employees; increases health insurance credits for those retired. Amending  51.1-1400. (Patron-Morgan, HB 317 (F); Deeds, SB 260 (C))
State officials and employees; payment of state funds for certain communication devices and services prohibited. (Patron-Marshall, D.W., HB 595 (F))
State park employees; Department of Conservation and Recreation to lease private residential properties near state parks and then sublease thereto. Amending  10.1-109. (Patron-Plum, HB 1448 (Chapter 22))
Unemployment compensation; leaving employment to follow spouse of clergy. Amending  60.2-528 and 60.2-618. (Patron-Barlow, HB 1349 (F))
Unemployment compensation; services not constituting employment. Amending  60.2-219. (Patron-McClellan, HB 599 (F))
Unfair employment practices; discharging employees when unauthorized aliens are employed. Adding  40.1-27.2. (Patron-Hugo, HB 1249 (F))
VDOT; authority to account for workforce housing. Adding 33.1-132.01. (Patron-Englin, HB 803 (F))
Wages and salaries; employers may pay by credit to prepaid debit card or card account. Amending  40.1-29. (Patron-McDougle, SB 223 (C))
Workforce development; Governor’s responsibilities. Amending 2.2-435.7 and 2.2-2669. (Patron-Byron, HB 1312 (Chapter 388); Ruff, SB 252 (Chapter 269))
2008 Cumulative Index of Bills, Joint Resolutions, and Resolutions - 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 12/19/08