Employment discrimination; employee notification of federal and state statute of limitations. (HB569)

Introduced By

Del. Rozia Henson (D-Woodbridge) with support from co-patrons Del. Kelly Fowler (D-Virginia Beach), Del. Karen Keys-Gamarra (D-Fairfax), Del. Marty Martinez (D-Leesburg), and Del. Irene Shin (D-Herndon)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Employment discrimination; employee notification of federal and state statute of limitations. Requires an employer that employs 10 or more employees and that receives an employee complaint alleging sexual assault, harassment, or any other form of discrimination for which the employee may seek enforcement by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) or the Office of the Attorney General to notify such employee that a charge may be filed with the EEOC or the Office of the Attorney General within 300 days after the alleged unlawful discriminatory practice occurred. The bill also requires an employer to provide this information as part of any new employee training provided at the commencement of employment or anti-discrimination training provided to an employee. Read the Bill »


According to the fiscal impact statement, this legislation is not expected to result in any fiscal impact on the Department of Labor and Industry, the Office of the Attorney General, or the Department of Human Resource Management. Any potential costs are anticipated to be absorbed within existing resources.

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Bill Has Failed


01/09/2024Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/24 24102912D
01/09/2024Referred to Committee on Labor and Commerce
01/16/2024Assigned L & C sub: Subcommittee #2
01/25/2024House subcommittee amendments and substitutes offered
01/25/2024Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendments (5-Y 3-N)
01/30/2024Reported from Labor and Commerce with amendment(s) (12-Y 10-N) (see vote tally)
02/01/2024House committee, floor amendments and substitutes offered
02/01/2024Impact statement from DPB (HB569)
02/01/2024Read first time
02/02/2024Read second time
02/02/2024Committee amendments agreed to
02/02/2024Amendment by Delegate Henson agreed to
02/02/2024Engrossed by House as amended HB569E
02/02/2024Printed as engrossed 24102912D-E
02/05/2024Read third time and passed House (49-Y 48-N)
02/05/2024VOTE: Passage (49-Y 48-N) (see vote tally)
02/06/2024Constitutional reading dispensed
02/06/2024Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
02/12/2024Impact statement from DPB (HB569E)
02/19/2024Reported from Commerce and Labor with substitute (9-Y 6-N) (see vote tally)
02/19/2024Committee substitute printed 24107982D-S1
02/21/2024Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/22/2024Read third time
02/22/2024Reading of substitute waived
02/22/2024Committee substitute agreed to 24107982D-S1
02/22/2024Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute HB569S1
02/22/2024Passed Senate with substitute (21-Y 19-N) (see vote tally)
02/26/2024Senate substitute agreed to by House 24107982D-S1 (50-Y 46-N)
02/26/2024VOTE: Adoption (50-Y 46-N) (see vote tally)
02/28/2024Impact statement from DPB (HB569S1)
02/29/2024Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB569ER)
02/29/2024Signed by Speaker
03/01/2024Impact statement from DPB (HB569ER)
03/03/2024Signed by President
03/11/2024Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on March 11, 2024
03/11/2024G Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 8, 2024
03/14/2024G Vetoed by Governor
04/17/2024House sustained Governor's veto

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