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SB1375

Workers' compensation; presumption of compensability for COVID-19.

Status:
Passed

Chief Patron:
Dick Saslaw (D)

Session:
2021 Regular Session

Summary

As introduced. Workers' compensation; presumption of compensability for COVID-19.

Establishes a presumption that COVID-19 causing the death or disability of firefighters and emergency medical services personnel is an occupational disease compensable under the Workers' Compensation Act. The provisions of the bill will be effective retroactive to March 1, 2020.
  • Bill History

  • 01/13/2021 - Senate: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/21 21101733D
  • 01/13/2021 - Senate: Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
  • 01/25/2021 - Senate: Impact statement from DPB (SB1375)
  • 01/25/2021 - Senate: Reported from Commerce and Labor (15-Y 0-N)
  • 01/25/2021 - Senate: Rereferred to Finance and Appropriations
  • 02/03/2021 - Senate: Senate committee, floor amendments and substitutes offered
  • 02/03/2021 - Senate: Reported from Finance and Appropriations with substitute (16-Y 0-N)
  • 02/03/2021 - Senate: Committee substitute printed 21104340D-S1
  • 02/03/2021 - Senate: Incorporates SB1342 (Vogel)
  • 02/03/2021 - Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N)
  • 02/04/2021 - Senate: Read second time
  • 02/04/2021 - Senate: Reading of substitute waived
  • 02/04/2021 - Senate: Committee substitute agreed to 21104340D-S1
  • 02/04/2021 - Senate: Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB1375S1
  • 02/04/2021 - Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N)
  • 02/04/2021 - Senate: Passed Senate (39-Y 0-N)
  • 02/07/2021 - House: Placed on Calendar
  • 02/07/2021 - House: Read first time
  • 02/07/2021 - House: Referred to Committee on Labor and Commerce
  • 02/08/2021 - House: Continued to Special Session 1 in Labor and Commerce
  • 02/11/2021 - House: Reported from Labor and Commerce with substitute (21-Y 0-N)
  • 02/11/2021 - House: Committee substitute printed 21200130D-H1
  • 02/11/2021 - Senate: Impact statement from DPB (SB1375S1)
  • 02/12/2021 - Senate: Impact statement from DPB (SB1375H1)
  • 02/15/2021 - House: Read second time
  • 02/16/2021 - House: Read third time
  • 02/16/2021 - House: Committee substitute agreed to 21200130D-H1
  • 02/16/2021 - House: Engrossed by House - committee substitute SB1375H1
  • 02/16/2021 - House: Passed House with substitute (98-Y 0-N 1-A)
  • 02/16/2021 - House: VOTE: Passage (98-Y 0-N 1-A)
  • 02/18/2021 - Senate: House substitute rejected by Senate (7-Y 32-N)
  • 02/19/2021 - House: House insisted on substitute
  • 02/19/2021 - House: House requested conference committee
  • 02/23/2021 - Senate: Senate acceded to request (39-Y 0-N)
  • 02/23/2021 - Senate: Conferees appointed by Senate
  • 02/23/2021 - Senate: Senators: Saslaw, Norment, Petersen
  • 02/24/2021 - House: Conferees appointed by House
  • 02/24/2021 - House: Delegates: Hurst, Jones, Kilgore
  • 02/25/2021 - Conference: Amended by conference committee
  • 02/27/2021 - Senate: Conference report agreed to by Senate (39-Y 0-N)
  • 02/27/2021 - House: Conference report agreed to by House (98-Y 0-N 1-A)
  • 02/27/2021 - House: VOTE: Agreed To (98-Y 0-N 1-A)