2021 Special Session I

Budget Bill - HB1800 (Chapter 552)

Virginia Workers' Compensation Commission

Item 496

Item 496

First Year - FY2021Second Year - FY2022
Employment Assistance Services (46200)$42,504,113$42,463,113
Workers Compensation Services (46204)FY2021 $42,504,113FY2022 $42,463,113
Fund Sources:  
Dedicated Special RevenueFY2021 $42,504,113FY2022 $42,463,113

Authority: Title 65.2, Chapter 2; Title 38.2, Chapter 50, Code of Virginia.

A. Out of the amounts for Workers' Compensation Services shall be paid the annual salary of the chairman, $184,488 from July 1, 2020 to June 30, 2022, and for each of the other two Commissioners of the Virginia Workers' Compensation Commission, $180,697 from July 1, 2020 to June 30, 2022.

B. In addition, retired Commissioners recalled to active duty will be paid as authorized by § 17.1-327, Code of Virginia.

C. Out of the amounts included in this Item, $335,458 the first year and $294,458 the second year from nongeneral funds and two positions shall be used to create an Ombudsman program to provide neutral educational information and assistance to persons not represented by an attorney with claims pending before the Commission.