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SB 1119 Workers' compensation; presumption of compensability for certain diseases.

Introduced by: Jeremy S. McPike | all patrons    ...    notes | add to my profiles

SUMMARY AS INTRODUCED:

Workers' compensation; presumption of compensability for certain diseases. Substitutes colorectal cancer, which is cancer that starts in the colon or rectum, for rectal cancer on the list of cancers that are presumed to be an occupational disease covered by the Virginia Workers' Compensation Act when certain employees develop the cancer after contact with a known or suspected carcinogen that causes, or is suspected to cause, the specific type of cancer.


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