Va. Human Rights Act; application of laws applicable to employee safety and payment of wages. (SB1310)

Introduced By

Sen. Jennifer McClellan (D-Richmond) with support from 6 copatrons, whose average partisan position is:

Those copatrons are Del. Jeff Bourne (D-Richmond), Del. Betsy Carr (D-Richmond), Sen. Jennifer Boysko (D-Herndon), Sen. Ghazala Hashmi (D-Midlothian), Sen. Mamie Locke (D-Hampton), Sen. Louise Lucas (D-Portsmouth)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Employment; domestic service; Virginia Human Rights Act. Provides that individuals who are engaged in providing domestic service are not excluded from employee protection laws and laws regarding the payment of wages. The measure also provides that the prohibitions on nondiscrimination in employment of the Virginia Human Rights Act apply to employers that employ one or more domestic workers. Read the Bill »


03/31/2021: signed by governor


01/12/2021Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/21 21102808D
01/12/2021Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
01/18/2021Impact statement from DPB (SB1310)
01/25/2021Reported from Commerce and Labor with substitute (12-Y 3-N) (see vote tally)
01/25/2021Committee substitute printed 21103755D-S1
01/25/2021Rereferred to Finance and Appropriations
02/01/2021Impact statement from VCSC (SB1310S1)
02/02/2021Impact statement from DPB (SB1310S1)
02/02/2021Senate committee, floor amendments and substitutes offered
02/02/2021Reported from Finance and Appropriations with amendment (12-Y 4-N) (see vote tally)
02/03/2021Constitutional reading dispensed (37-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/04/2021Read second time
02/04/2021Reading of substitute waived
02/04/2021Committee substitute agreed to 21103755D-S1
02/04/2021Reading of amendment waived
02/04/2021Committee amendment agreed to
02/04/2021Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB1310ES1
02/04/2021Printed as engrossed 21103755D-ES1
02/05/2021Impact statement from DPB (SB1310ES1)
02/05/2021Read third time and passed Senate (21-Y 18-N) (see vote tally)
02/07/2021Placed on Calendar
02/07/2021Read first time
02/07/2021Referred to Committee on Labor and Commerce
02/08/2021Continued to Special Session 1 in Labor and Commerce
02/16/2021Reported from Labor and Commerce (13-Y 9-N) (see vote tally)
02/18/2021Read second time
02/19/2021Read third time
02/19/2021Passed House (55-Y 45-N)
02/19/2021VOTE: Passage (55-Y 45-N)
02/24/2021Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1310ER)
02/24/2021Impact statement from DPB (SB1310ER)
02/24/2021Signed by President
02/25/2021Signed by Speaker
02/26/2021Enrolled Bill Communicated to Governor on February 26, 2021
02/26/2021G Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., March 31, 2021
03/31/2021G Approved by Governor-Chapter 513 (effective 7/1/21)
03/31/2021G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0513)