Human Rights Act; employees providing domestic service. (HB1730)

Introduced By

Del. Wendy Gooditis (D-Clarke)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Employment; domestic service; Human Rights Act. Provides that individuals who are engaged in providing domestic service are not excluded from employee protection laws, laws regarding payment of wages, the Virginia Unemployment Compensation Act, and the Virginia Workers' Compensation Act. The measure removes all exemptions, including the exemption for individuals employed in domestic service, from the Virginia Minimum Wage Act. The measure also eliminates all limitations on private causes of action for violations of the Virginia Human Rights Act. Read the Bill »


12/04/2020: Failed to Pass in Committee


01/17/2020Presented and ordered printed 20106066D
01/17/2020Referred to Committee on Labor and Commerce
01/28/2020Assigned L & C sub: Subcommittee #1
02/04/2020House subcommittee amendments and substitutes offered
02/04/2020Subcommittee recommends continuing to 2021
02/06/2020Continued to 2021 in Labor and Commerce
12/04/2020Left in Labor and Commerce