Home health workers providing agency-directed services; employers to provide paid sick leave. (HB997)

Introduced By

Del. Elizabeth Guzman (D-Dale City) with support from co-patrons Del. Nadarius Clark (D-Portsmouth), Del. Patrick Hope (D-Arlington), Del. Ken Plum (D-Reston), and Irene Shin (D-Herndon)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Paid sick leave; home health workers providing agency-directed services. Requires employers to provide paid sick leave to home health workers who provide agency-directed services. Under current law, employers are only required to provide paid sick leave to home health workers who provide consumer-directed services. The bill provides that "employer" includes the Commonwealth, any of its agencies, institutions, or political subdivisions, and any public body. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/12/2022Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/22 22104292D
01/12/2022Referred to Committee on Commerce and Energy
01/20/2022Assigned sub: Subcommittee #4
02/01/2022Impact statement from DPB (HB997)
02/08/2022Subcommittee recommends striking from docket (5-Y 0-N)
02/15/2022Left in Commerce and Energy

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