Virginia Human Rights Act; employee safety, definition changes. (SB179)

Introduced By

Sen. Mark Peake (R-Lynchburg) with support from co-patron Del. Dave LaRock (R-Loudoun)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Virginia Human Rights Act; employee safety; definition changes. Amends the definitions of "domestic worker" to exclude babysitters, nannies, caretakers, home health aides, and personal care aids; "employer" to one who employs at least three persons; and "domestic service" to exclude services performed by companions. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/10/2022Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/22 22103133D
01/10/2022Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
01/26/2022Senate committee, floor amendments and substitutes offered
01/26/2022Passed by indefinitely in General Laws and Technology (8-Y 7-N) (see vote tally)

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