Employee safety; Voluntary Protection Program. (HB5102)

Introduced By

Del. Chris Hurst (D-Blacksburg) with support from co-patrons Del. Kaye Kory (D-Falls Church), and Sen. John Edwards (D-Roanoke)

Progress

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

Description

Employee safety; Voluntary Protection Program. Requires that an employer that hires a crew of 50 or more temporary employees during any declared public health emergency due to COVID-19 is required to participate in the Voluntary Protection Program (VPP) for the duration of the public health emergency. The bill requires such an employer to submit an application and receive approval from the Commissioner of Labor and Industry prior to commencing the relevant project and to comply with all relevant standards for VPP participation. Read the Bill »

Status

08/20/2020: Awaiting a Vote in the Labor and Commerce Committee

History

DateAction
08/20/2020Presented and ordered printed 20200404D
08/20/2020Committee
08/20/2020Referred to Committee on Labor and Commerce
09/08/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB5102)

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