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LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT

(P) Passed (F) Failed (V) Vetoed (I) Incoporated into other legislation
(C) Carried over from 2008 Session (CD) Carried over from 2008 session but died in committee on or before December 4th


Boiler inspections; extends protection of civil immunity to agents and special inspectors authorized by Commissioner of Labor and Industry to conduct. Amending  40.1-51.10. (Patron-Janis, HB 1869 (F))
Child labor; permits children 17 years of age to drive automobiles or trucks on public roadways if enumerated criteria are satisfied. Amending  40.1-100. (Patron-Alexander, HB 2495 (Chapter 218))
Constitutional amendment; right to work (first reference). Adding Section 11-A in Article I. (Patron-Saxman, HJR 640 (F); McDougle, SJR 347 (F))
Discrimination; prohibited in public employment based on race, color, religion, etc. Amending  2.2-3004, 15.2-1507, 15.2-1604, and 22.1-306; adding  2.2-2901.1, 15.2-1500.1, and 22.1-295.2. (Patron-Ebbin, HB 2385 (F))
Employing illegal aliens; requires cancellation of limited liability companies, limited partnerships, etc., therefor. Amending  13.1-1046, 13.1-1050.3, 13.1-1056, 13.1-1056.2, 13.1-1234, 13.1-1238.2, 13.1-1246, 13.1-1246.2, 50-73.49, 50-73.52:6, 50-73.58, and 50-73.58:2. (Patron-Byron, HB 2126 (Chapter 167))
Grievance procedure; gives localities authority to use an administrative hearing officer in lieu of required panel. Amending  15.2-1507. (Patron-Orrock, HB 1678 (Chapter 736); Cole, HB 1854 (F))
Grievance procedure; permits grievant to have a witness present during all stages. Amending  15.2-1507. (Patron-Deeds, SB 925 (F))
Grievance procedure; permits grievant to have witness present during second and third steps. Amending  15.2-1507. (Patron-Bulova, HB 1996 (F))
Health insurance; credits for certain retired public officers and employees. Amending  51.1-1403. (Patron-Houck, SB 305 (CD))
Health insurance plan; insurance mandate for policies of accident and health insurance shall also apply thereto plans for state employees. Amending  2.2-2818; adding  2.2-2818.2. (Patron-Wagner, SB 1351 (Chapter 317))
Health insurance plan for state employees; coverage for employees of small employers. Adding  2.2-2820.2. (Patron-Nichols, HB 2522 (F))
Home access businesses; owner or operator thereof to conduct a criminal background check of employees, penalty. Adding 59.1-310.11 through 59.1-310.17. (Patron-Howell, A.T., HB 1582 (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 (CD))
Income tax credit, earned; employers to provide notice to employees that may be eligible. Adding  40.1-28.7:3. (Patron-Edwards, SB 860 (Chapter 698))
Minority Business Enterprise, Department of; definitions to include individuals who are U.S. citizens or legal resident aliens. Amending  2.2-1400 through 2.2-1404.1, 2.2-3705.6, 2.2-4310, 15.2-965.1, and 18.2-213.1. (Patron-Herring, HB 2672 (Chapter 869))
Public Procurement Act; verification of legal presence of contractors for employment. Amending  2.2-4317; adding 2.2-4308.2. (Patron-Cline, HB 1558 (CD); Nichols, HB 2121 (F))
Questioning employees about criminal convictions; prohibits an employer from asking about certain. Adding  2.2-2812.1. (Patron-Morrissey, HB 1812 (F))
Questioning employees about criminal convictions; prohibits an employer from asking certain. Adding  40.1-27.2. (Patron-Morrissey, HB 1815 (F))
School boards, local; grievance procedure. Amending  22.1-79. (Patron-Fralin, HB 2089 (Chapter 459))
State Employee Total Compensation, Review of; joint subcommittee to study findings prepared by Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission. (Patron-Colgan, SJR 330 (F))
State employees; creates “Work 4 Savings Initiative” and requires Department of Human Resource Management to establish and implement program. Adding  2.2-2832 through 2.2-2836. (Patron-Lingamfelter, HB 2033 (F))
State employees; increases health insurance credits for those retired. Amending  51.1-1400. (Patron-Deeds, SB 260 (CD))
State employees; increases paid leave allowed for volunteer fire department and rescue squad services. Amending  2.2-2821.2. (Patron-Purkey, HB 2083 (Chapter 457))
State employees; Secretary of Administration to measure effectiveness of telecommuting and alternative work schedules therefor. Amending  2.2-203.1; adding  2.2-203.1:1. (Patron-Hugo, HB 2608 (F))
Unemployment benefits; eligibility of seasonal or temporary workers. Amending  60.2-612. (Patron-Morrissey, HB 1816 (F))
Unemployment compensation; employees at a seasonal establishment shall not be paid unemployment benefits. Amending  60.2-528; adding  60.2-617.1. (Patron-Gear, HB 2046 (F))
Unemployment compensation; wage offset for concurrent job. Amending  60.2-603. (Patron-Reynolds, SB 917 (F))
Wages and salaries; employers to pay by credit to a prepaid debit card or card account if employee fails to designate a financial institution for electronic fund transfer. Amending  40.1-29. (Patron-McDougle, SB 223 (CD); Norment, SB 1264 (Chapter 728))
Workers’ compensation; presumption that injury arises out of employment if employee is found dead or incurred a brain injury from external mechanical force. Adding  65.2-105. (Patron-Stuart, SB 821 (F))
2009 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 06/03/09