Employment discrimination; no employer shall discharge on basis of age. (HB1003)

Introduced By

Del. David Ramadan (R-South Riding)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Human Rights Council; causes of action for discrimination.  Provides that no employer employing more than five but less than 20 persons shall discharge any such employee on the basis of age if the employee is 40 years of age or older. Currently, the protection against age discrimination applies to an employer employing more than five but less than 15 persons. Federal law applies to workplaces with 20 or more employees. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/11/2012Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/12 12101653D
01/11/2012Referred to Committee on General Laws
01/25/2012Impact statement from DPB (HB1003)
02/03/2012Assigned GL sub: #4 Professions/Occupations and Administrative Process
02/07/2012Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (7-Y 0-N)
02/14/2012Left in General Laws