Fair Employment Contracting Act; sexual harassment policy. (HB1228)

Introduced By

Del. Kathy Tran (D-Springfield)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Fair Employment Contracting Act; sexual harassment policy. Requires contracting agencies that employ more than five employees and that enter into government contracts of over $10,000 to include a provision in the contract requiring (i) the contractor to provide training on the contractor's sexual harassment policy to all supervisors and employees providing services in the Commonwealth that have not received such training or any sexual harassment training required by the Department of Human Resource Management within the year in which the contract is signed and (ii) that the contractor agree to post the contractor's sexual harassment policy in (a) a conspicuous public place in each building located in the Commonwealth owned or leased by the contractor for business purposes or (b) the contractor's employee handbook. Read the Bill »


02/12/2020: In Committee


01/07/2020Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20104076D
01/07/2020Referred to Committee on General Laws
01/17/2020Assigned GL sub: Open Government/Procurement
02/04/2020House subcommittee amendments and substitutes offered
02/04/2020Subcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (5-Y 3-N)
02/06/2020Reported from General Laws with substitute (13-Y 8-N) (see vote tally)
02/06/2020Committee substitute printed 20107556D-H1
02/09/2020Read first time
02/10/2020Read second time
02/10/2020Committee substitute agreed to 20107556D-H1
02/10/2020Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB1228H1
02/11/2020Read third time and passed House (54-Y 45-N)
02/11/2020VOTE: Passage (54-Y 45-N) (see vote tally)
02/12/2020Constitutional reading dispensed
02/12/2020Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
02/14/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB1228H1)

Hearing Scheduled

This bill is scheduled to be heard in the Senate General Laws and Technology committee on 02/27/2020. It meets on Monday, 45 minutes after adjournment—Senate Room A.

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