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Code of Virginia
Title 65.2. Workers' Compensation
Chapter 3. Application and Effect of Title
9/16/2019

§ 65.2-305. Voluntary subjection to provisions of title; effect of taking out insurance or qualifying as self-insurer.

A. Those employers not subject to this title may, by complying with the provisions of this title and the applicable rules of the Commission, voluntarily elect to be bound by it as to accidents or occupational diseases or both.

B. Every employer taking out a workers' compensation insurance policy, or qualifying as a self-insurer, shall be subject to all the provisions of this title, regardless of the number of employees or whether he is an employer of farm and horticultural laborers and domestic servants. Such employers not otherwise covered by this title shall be subject to this title only during the period covered by such insurance. Every employee of an employer who has complied with the foregoing requirements shall be subject to all the provisions of this title except that executive officers may reject coverage as provided in § 65.2-300.

Code 1950, § 65-32; 1964, c. 602; 1968, c. 660, § 65.1-35; 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.