Employment health and safety standards; heat illness prevention. (HB1785)

Introduced By

Del. Jeion Ward (D-Hampton) with support from co-patron Del. Kaye Kory (D-Falls Church)

Progress

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

Description

Employment health and safety standards; heat illness prevention. Requires the Safety and Health Codes Board to adopt regulations establishing standards designed to protect employees from heat illness, defined in the bill. The measure authorizes an employee to bring an action based on a violation of such standards in which injunctive relief and monetary damages may be sought. Read the Bill »

Status

01/19/2021: Awaiting a Vote in the Labor and Commerce Committee

History

DateAction
12/31/2020Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/21 21101346D
12/31/2020Referred to Committee on Labor and Commerce
01/14/2021Impact statement from DPB (HB1785)
01/19/2021Assigned L & C sub: Subcommittee #1

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: SB1358.

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