Employment health and safety standards; heat illness prevention. (SB1358)

Introduced By

Sen. Ghazala Hashmi (D-Midlothian)

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

01/12/2021: Awaiting a Vote in the Commerce and Labor Committee

History

DateAction
01/12/2021Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/21 21101769D
01/12/2021Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
01/16/2021Impact statement from DPB (SB1358)

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: HB1785.

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