VA HB45 | 2020 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 6-0)
Status: Introduced on November 22 2019 - 25% progression
Action: 2020-01-23 - Failed to report (defeated) in Labor and Commerce (10-Y 10-N)
Text: Latest bill text (Prefiled) [HTML]


Workers' compensation; retaliatory discharge of employee. Prohibits an employer or other person from discharging an employee if the discharge is motivated to any extent by knowledge or belief that the employee has filed a claim or taken or intends to take certain other actions under the Virginia Workers' Compensation Act. Currently, retaliatory discharges are prohibited only if the employer or other person discharged an employee solely because the employee has taken or intends to take such an action.

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Workers' compensation; retaliatory discharge of employee.


Roll Calls

2020-01-23 - House - House: Failed to report (defeated) in Labor and Commerce (10-Y 10-N) (Y: 10 N: 10 NV: 2 Abs: 0) [FAIL]
2020-01-21 - House - House: Subcommittee recommends reporting (5-Y 3-N) (Y: 5 N: 3 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2020-01-23HouseFailed to report (defeated) in Labor and Commerce (10-Y 10-N)
2020-01-21HouseSubcommittee recommends reporting (5-Y 3-N)
2020-01-14HouseAssigned L & C sub: Subcommittee #1
2019-11-22HouseReferred to Committee on Labor and Commerce
2019-11-22HousePrefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20100825D

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
652308(n/a)See Bill Text

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