Employee protections; medicinal use of cannabis oil. (HB461)

Introduced By

Del. Dan Helmer (D-Fairfax Station) with support from co-patron Del. Suhas Subramanyam (D-Sterling)

Progress

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

Description

Employee protections; medicinal use of cannabis oil. Amends the provision that prohibits an employer from discriminating against an employee for such employee's lawful use of cannabis oil under the laws of the Commonwealth. pursuant to a valid written certification issued by a practitioner for the treatment or to eliminate the symptoms of the employee's diagnosed condition or disease, with certain exceptions. Under the bill, the term "employer" includes the Commonwealth and any of its political subdivisions or agencies. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
01/11/2022Committee
01/11/2022Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/22 22101130D
01/11/2022Referred to Committee on Commerce and Energy
02/08/2022Impact statement from DPB (HB461)
02/15/2022Left in Commerce and Energy

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