Workers' Compensation Commission; repeals requirement of sending copies of awards by priority mail. (HB705)

Introduced By

Del. Don Merricks (R-Danville)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Workers' Compensation Commission; awards.  Repeals provisions that require the Workers' Compensation Commission to send copies of awards by priority mail with delivery confirmation or equivalent mailing option. The measure also increases the period in which an application for review of an award may be made from 20 to 30 days. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/12/2010Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/10 10101479D
01/12/2010Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
01/13/2010Impact statement from DPB (HB705)
01/21/2010Reported from Commerce and Labor (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/25/2010Read first time
01/26/2010Read second time and engrossed
01/27/2010Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
01/27/2010VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/28/2010Constitutional reading dispensed
01/28/2010Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
02/22/2010Reported from Commerce and Labor (14-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
02/24/2010Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/25/2010Read third time
02/25/2010Passed Senate (39-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
03/03/2010Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB705ER)
03/03/2010Signed by Speaker
03/04/2010Impact statement from DPB (HB705ER)
03/06/2010Signed by President
04/11/2010G Approved by Governor-Chapter 564 (effective 7/1/10)
04/11/2010G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0564)

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: SB612.