Occupational safety and health; civil penalties. (SB1354)

Introduced By

Sen. Frank Wagner (R-Virginia Beach)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

Occupational safety and health; civil penalties. Prevents the Commissioner of Labor and Industry from assessing civil penalties on an employer for a cited violation of occupational safety and health standards until (i) the Safety and Health Codes Board has designated the occupation as a hazardous occupation and (ii) the employer has received written notice of the designation. Any designation of an occupation as hazardous shall be based upon the federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration's determinations of the highest hazard industries. Amends § 40.1-49.4, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
01/16/2007Presented and ordered printed 071562832
01/16/2007Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
01/22/2007Impact statement from DPB (SB1354)