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WORKERS’ COMPENSATION

(P) Passed (F) Failed (V) Vetoed (I) Incoporated into other legislation (C) Carried over to 2011 Session


Criminal Injuries Compensation Fund; Workers’ Compensation Commission to adopt rates for payment of claims for services allowed. Amending  19.2-368.3. (Patron-Howell, SB 88 (Chapter 780))
Judges; election in Supreme Court of Virginia, Court of Appeals, circuit court, general district court, juvenile and domestic relations district court, member of State Corporation Commission, and member of Workers’ Compensation Commission. (Patron-Janis, HJR 192 (P))
Workers’ compensation; adds salaried and volunteer lifesaving and rescue squad members to list of public safety personnel who are entitled to presumption that hypertension and heart disease are occupational diseases. Amending  65.2-402. (Patron-Lingamfelter, HB 955 (F))
Workers’ compensation; employer liability for medical services. Amending  65.2-605. (Patron-Puckett, SB 367 (C))
Workers’ compensation; establishes a limitations period during which a public safety employee may bring a claim for hepatitis thereunder. Amending  65.2-406. (Patron-Barlow, HB 1346 (F))
Workers’ compensation; exclusion of certain employees. Amending 65.2-101. (Patron-Ware, R.L., HB 446 (F))
Workers’ compensation; health care provider rendering medical services outside State to an injured worker whose claim and injuries have been accepted as compensable shall be reimbursed for medical treatment in an amount equal to fee schedule. Amending  65.2-605. (Patron-Merricks, HB 1326 (C))
Workers’ compensation; insurance carriers to file proof of coverage within 30 days of an insurance policy’s inception. Amending 65.2-804. (Patron-Poindexter, HB 807 (Chapter 282); Wampler, SB 597 (Chapter 376))
Workers’ compensation; specific types of cancers in firefighters and certain other public safety employees are occupational diseases compensable thereunder. Amending  65.2-402. (Patron-Dance, HB 156 (F))
Workers’ Compensation Commission; expands options for filing materials to include means of electronic transmission. Amending  65.2-101. (Patron-Marshall, D.W., HB 761 (Chapter 278); Edwards, SB 610 (Chapter 158))
Workers’ Compensation Commission; nomination for election of member. (Patron-Kilgore, HR 14 (P); Saslaw, SR 9 (P))
Workers’ Compensation Commission; notices, orders, etc., by electronic communications. Amending  65.2-715. (Patron-Loupassi, HB 603 (Chapter 274); Edwards, SB 611 (Chapter 159))
Workers’ Compensation Commission; repeals provisions that require copies of awards to be sent by priority mail with delivery confirmation or equivalent mailing option. Amending  65.2-704, 65.2-705, and 65.2-706. (Patron-Merricks, HB 705 (Chapter 564); Wagner, SB 612 (Chapter 160))
2010 Session 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 06/16/10