Restroom Access Act; created. (HB733)

Introduced By

Del. Chuck Caputo (D-Oak Hill)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Restroom Access Act; created; civil penalty. Requires a retail establishment that has a toilet facility for its employees to allow a customer to use that facility during normal business hours if the following conditions are met: (1) the customer requesting the use of the employee toilet facility suffers from an eligible medical condition or utilizes an ostomy device; (2) three or more employees of the retail establishment are working at the time the request is made; (3) the retail establishment does not normally make a restroom available to the public; (4) the employee toilet facility is not located in an area where providing access would create an obvious health or safety risk to the customer; and (5) a public restroom is not immediately accessible to the customer. The bill also provides that a retail establishment is not required to make any physical changes to an employee toilet facility. Creates a penalty of not more than $100 for a violation of the Act. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/08/2008Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/08 088010456
01/08/2008Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
02/12/2008Left in Commerce and Labor