Employment; requiring the purchase or provision of materials. (HB417)

Introduced By

Del. Josh Cole (D-Stafford)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Employment; requiring the purchase or provision of materials. Prohibits any employer, including state or local government, from requiring any employee to purchase from the employer or any other person necessary or required for the employee to perform or complete the work for which he was hired. The measure also prohibits an employer from (i) requiring any employee to furnish, use, or provide at the employee's expense any necessary materials; (ii) deducting the cost or value of any necessary materials provided by the employer from the employee's wages or salary; or (iii) discharging or taking retaliatory action against an employee for certain actions related to a violation. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/03/2020Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20103189D
01/03/2020Referred to Committee on Labor and Commerce
01/14/2020Assigned L & C sub: Subcommittee #1
01/28/2020House subcommittee amendments and substitutes offered
02/11/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB417)
02/11/2020Left in Labor and Commerce