Employment records; written request from employee, subpoena duces tecum. (SB1682)

Introduced By

Sen. Monty Mason (D-Williamsburg)

Progress

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

Description

Employment records; written request from employee; subpoena duces tecum; penalty for failure to provide. Provides that an employer shall furnish a copy of certain employment records or papers within 30 days of receipt of a written request of a current or former employee or employee's attorney. The bill provides that the employer may charge a reasonable fee to comply with such a request. The bill further provides that a subpoena duces tecum may be issued upon the failure of an employer to comply with such a written request and that if the court finds that an employer willfully refused to comply with such a written request, as outlined in the bill, the court may award damages for all expenses incurred by the employee. This bill was incorporated into SB 1724. Amends § 8.01-413.1, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »

Status

04/20/2019: Awaiting a Vote in the Courts of Justice Committee

History

DateAction
01/11/2019Presented and ordered printed 19103893D
01/11/2019Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/23/2019Impact statement from DPB (SB1682)
01/23/2019Incorporated by Courts of Justice (SB1724-Norment) (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)

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