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SB 642 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. Adds colon cancer to the list of cancers that are presumed to be an occupational disease covered by the Virginia Workers' Compensation Act when firefighters and certain employees develop the cancer. The measure removes the compensability requirement that the employee who develops cancer had contact with a toxic substance encountered in the line of duty.


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