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WORKERS’ COMPENSATION

(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


Governor-declared emergency; provides civil immunity for private and charitable organizations providing assistance without compensation. Amending  44-146.23. (Patron-McClellan, HB 1983 (Chapter 233))
Infectious disease presumption; emergency declaration by Governor. Amending  44-146.17 and 65.2-402.1. (Patron-Mathieson, HB 1958 (I) See HB2478; Hugo, HB 2478 (F))
Workers’ Compensation; adds sworn Port Authority police officers to those entitled to presumption that certain are occupational diseases compensable thereunder. Amending  65.2-402.1. (Patron-Spruill, HB 2111 (Chapter 417))
Workers’ compensation; establishes limitations period in which a public safety employee may bring a compensation claim thereunder for certain occupational diseases. Amending  65.2-406. (Patron-Barlow, HB 2252 (F))
Workers’ compensation; infectious disease presumption for wastewater systems employees. Amending  65.2-402.1. (Patron-Pogge, HB 1749 (F))
Workers’ Compensation; person who contracts for a subcontractor to perform work is not required to insure payment thereof. Amending  65.2-302. (Patron-Poindexter, HB 2272 (F))
Workers’ compensation; pharmacist filling a prescription to dispense a therapeutically equivalent drug product for a prescribed name-brand drug product if available and costs less. Adding  65.2-603.1. (Patron-Purkey, HB 1674 (Chapter 333); Saslaw, SB 1158 (Chapter 559))
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))
Workers’ compensation; prohibits State from discharging or terminating employment of employee suffering from a line of duty injury or occupational illness. Adding  65.2-308.1. (Patron-Mathieson, HB 1959 (F))
Workers’ Compensation; respiratory disease, heart disease, etc., causing death or disability of Port Authority police is an occupational disease compensable thereunder. Amending 65.2-402. (Patron-Miller, Y.B., SB 1047 (Chapter 515))
Workers’ Compensation Act; increases maximum tax rate that may be assessed on uninsured or self-insured employers. Amending 65.2-1201. (Patron-Tata, HB 2515 (Chapter 219))
Workers’ Compensation Act; insurance notices. Amending  65.2-804. (Patron-Cline, HB 2292 (Chapter 150))
Workers’ compensation insurance; State Corporation Commission establishes a mechanism for merger of local government group self-insurance association pools. Amending  15.2-2703, 65.2-801, and 65.2-1203. (Patron-Hargrove, HB 1756 (Chapter 336); Ruff, SB 1372 (Chapter 285))
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