2013 Regular Session



Workers' Compensation - Occupational Disease Presumption - Duty Belt Worn by Law Enforcement

Sponsored by:

Delegate DeBoy


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Synopsis:Providing that specified police officers and deputy sheriffs are presumed to be suffering from an occupational disease for a lower back impairment under the workers' compensation law under specified circumstances; providing that the presumption shall apply only if the police officers and deputy sheriffs subject to the Act have been employed for at least 5 years and were required, as a condition of employment, to wear a duty belt; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Delegates DeBoy, Cluster, McDermott, and Barnes
Additional Facts:Introduced in a prior session as: HB0615 Session: 2012 Regular Session
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2013
Economic Matters  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Workers' Compensation
Narrow Subject(s):Diseases -see also- AIDS; Rabies
Equipment -see also- Motor Vehicle Equipment
Health -see also- Mental Health
Law Enforcement -see also- State Police, Department of
Workers' Compensation
Statutes:Article - Labor and Employment

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