Fair Employment Contracting Act; annual training on 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 the contractor (i) to provide annual training on the contractor's sexual harassment policy to all supervisors and employees providing services in the Commonwealth, except such supervisors or employees that are required to complete sexual harassment training provided by the Department of Human Resource Management, and (ii) to post the contractor's sexual harassment policy in a conspicuous public place in each building located in the Commonwealth owned or leased by the contractor for business purposes and in the contractor's employee handbook. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


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)
02/27/2020Reported from General Laws and Technology with substitute (12-Y 0-N 1-A) (see vote tally)
02/27/2020Committee substitute printed 20109132D-S1
03/02/2020Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/03/2020Read third time
03/03/2020Reading of substitute waived
03/03/2020Committee substitute agreed to 20109132D-S1
03/03/2020Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute HB1228S1
03/03/2020Passed Senate with substitute (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/04/2020Placed on Calendar
03/04/2020Senate substitute agreed to by House 20109132D-S1 (53-Y 43-N)
03/04/2020VOTE: Adoption (53-Y 43-N) (see vote tally)
03/05/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB1228S1)
03/07/2020Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1228ER)
03/07/2020Signed by President
03/08/2020Signed by Speaker
03/09/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB1228ER)
03/12/2020Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on March 12, 2020
03/12/2020G Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 11, 2020
04/08/2020G Approved by Governor-Chapter 859 (effective 7/1/20)
04/08/2020G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0859)

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