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SB 892: Safe Work Environments


Safe Work Environments; Citing this act as the “Safe Work Environment Act”; providing that subjecting an employee to an abusive work environment is an unlawful employment practice; prohibiting retaliation against an employee who has opposed any unlawful employment practice or who has made a charge, testified, assisted, or participated in any manner in an investigation or proceeding concerning such a claim; limiting an employer’s liability for emotional distress and precluding punitive damages in certain circumstances, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2015
Last Action: 5/1/2015 Senate - Died in Commerce and Tourism
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Commerce and Tourism (CM)
  2. Judiciary (JU)
  3. Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice (ACJ)
  4. Appropriations (AP)

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  • Bill History

    Date Chamber Action
    2/13/2015 Senate • Filed
    2/26/2015 Senate • Referred to Commerce and Tourism; Judiciary; Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice; Appropriations -SJ 93
    3/3/2015 Senate • Introduced -SJ 93
    5/1/2015 Senate • Died in Commerce and Tourism

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  • SB 892, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 2/13/2015 at 9:19 AM

    Bill Text:   Web Page | PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 297 Safe Work Environments Campbell Similar Last Action: 4/28/2015 H Died in Government Operations Subcommittee
    Location: In committee/council (GVOPS)

    Citations - Statutes (10)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    448.30 Page 3 (pdf)
    448.31 Page 4 (pdf)
    448.32 Page 5 (pdf)
    448.33 Page 5 (pdf)
    448.34 Page 5 (pdf)
    448.35 Page 6 (pdf)
    448.36 Page 6 (pdf)
    448.37 Page 6 (pdf)
    1002.42 Private schools. Page 7 (pdf)
    1006.07 District school board duties relating to student discipline and school safety. Page 7 (pdf)

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