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Code of Virginia
Title 65.2. Workers' Compensation
Chapter 5. Compensation and Payment Thereof
4/23/2021

§ 65.2-514. Special provisions for coal worker's pneumoconiosis claims for total disability or death.

In the case of claims for death or total disability under subdivision A 4 of § 65.2-504 or § 65.2-513, the following matters shall be required or effective only to the extent that they are allowed by the 1969 Federal Coal Mine Health and Safety Act as amended and the regulations issued thereunder:

1. Notice to the employer under § 65.2-405;

2. Any limitation for the filing of a claim for benefits for death or total disability under §§ 65.2-406 and 65.2-601;

3. Waivers as provided under § 65.2-407;

4. Settlements agreed to, allowed, or granted under § 65.2-701; and

5. The right of an employer to refuse employment to an applicant or to discharge a claimant because he has or is susceptible to coal worker's pneumoconiosis.

1973, c. 436, § 65.1-65.2; 1991, c. 355.

The chapters of the acts of assembly referenced in the historical citation at the end of this section may not constitute a comprehensive list of such chapters and may exclude chapters whose provisions have expired.