2008 Regular Session


File Code: Workers' Compensation Prior Year Introduction As: HB 749/07 - ECM Crossfiled with: SENATE BILL 743
Sponsored By:
Delegates Davis and Ramirez
Workers' Compensation - Law Enforcement Officers - Lyme Disease Presumption


Applying the occupational disease presumption under the workers' compensation law to specified law enforcement officers who contract Lyme disease under specified circumstances; and providing that specified law enforcement officers who are eligible for benefits under the Act shall receive the benefits in addition to specified retirement benefits, subject to a specified adjustment.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

Legislative date is used to record history occuring in the Chambers otherwise Calendar date is used.
House Action
First Reading Economic Matters
Hearing 2/20 at 2:00 p.m.
Senate Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Delegate Dereck E. Davis, District 25
Delegate Victor R. Ramirez, District 47

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Diseases -see also- AIDS; Rabies
Law Enforcement -see also- State Police, Department of
Local Government Mandates
Workers` Compensation

Bill affects the following Statutes:

Labor and Employment
( 9-503 )
Public Safety
( 3-101 )


Bill Text (Displayed in PDF Format): First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled
Fiscal and Policy Note (Displayed in PDF Format): Available
Amendments: None offered