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VAPBA Legislative Update December 2012

Members and Friends,

The opening of the 2013 Legislative session of the Virginia General Assembly rapidly approaches. The bills pre-files as of 1100am on December 21, 2012 are listed below. This is for your information only and no position or action has been taken on any bill thus far. 

Your State Board of Directors and I are planning a day to visit our legislators early in the session, I will notify all members once a date has been deceided, all are welcome to attend.
Please watch for legislative updates throughout the session and feel free to contact me or your local Chapter President about our legislative activity.
Have a wonderful Holiday!


Sean McGowan
Executive Director, Virginia Division
Southern States Police Benevolent Association

 

Bills Committee Last action Date
HB 1305 - Habeeb - Workers' compensation; injuries presumed to be in course of employment. (H) Committee on Commerce and Labor (H) Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor 08/09/12
HB 1308 - Habeeb - Writ of actual innocence for juveniles adjudicated delinquent. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice (H) Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice 09/07/12
HB 1331 - Farrell - Retirement benefits for local employees. (H) Committee on Appropriations (H) Referred to Committee on Appropriations 11/12/12
HB 1347 - Wright - Workers' compensation; injuries to public safety officers. (H) Committee on Commerce and Labor (H) Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor 11/26/12
HB 1356 - Yost - Health insurance; local government employees eligibile to participate in state employee plan. (H) Committee on General Laws (H) Referred to Committee on General Laws 12/02/12
HB 1357 - Rust - Handheld personal communications devices; texting while driving a primary offense. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice (H) Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice 12/03/12
HB 1360 - Cline - Reckless driving; using a handheld personal communications device, penalty. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice (H) Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice 12/04/12
HB 1367 - Morrissey - Cigarettes; deemed litter for purposes of criminal punishment for improper disposal of trash. (H) Committee on Transportation (H) Referred to Committee on Transportation 12/06/12
HB 1371 - Morrissey - Reckless driving; removes finding for driving at speeds in excess of 80 mph, etc. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice (H) Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice 12/10/12
HB 1372 - Head - Unemployment compensation; disqualification from benefits due to loss of license or certification. (H) Committee on Commerce and Labor (H) Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor 12/10/12
HB 1376 - Merricks - Controlled substances; law-enforcement officer's testimony regarding field-test identification. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice (H) Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice 12/10/12
HB 1379 - Yost - Law-Enforcement Assistance Program; DCJS to develop a peer-counseling program. (H) Committee on General Laws (H) Referred to Committee on General Laws 12/10/12
HB 1380 - Yost - Assault and battery; includes campus police officers within enhanced penalty provision. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice (H) Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice 12/10/12
HB 1382 - Webert - Unemployment compensation; disqualification from benefits due to loss of license or certification. (H) Committee on Commerce and Labor (H) Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor 12/12/12
HB 1385 - Comstock - Labor organization representation; right to vote by secret ballot. (H)  Referral Pending (H) Committee Referral Pending 12/13/12
HJ 536 - Bell, Richard P. - Constitutional amendment; right to work (first reference). (H) Committee on Privileges and Elections (H) Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections 07/24/12
SB 694 - Black - Reckless driving; removes finding for driving at speeds in excess of 80 mph, etc. (S) Committee on Transportation (S) Referred to Committee on Transportation 09/18/12
SB 704 - Puckett - Workers' compensation; disease presumption, corrections officers. (S) Committee on Commerce and Labor (S) Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor 11/26/12
SB 727 - Carrico - Workers' compensation; presumptions, members of enforcement division of DMV. (S) Committee on Commerce and Labor (S) Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor 12/07/12
SB 774 - Blevins - Workers' compensation; disease presumption, corrections officers. (S) Committee on Commerce and Labor (S) Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor 12/18/12

 

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