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HB 595: Medical Marijuana Employee Protection

GENERAL BILL by Polsky ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Cortes ; Eskamani ; Smith, C.

Medical Marijuana Employee Protection; Prohibits employers from taking adverse personnel action against employees or applicants who are qualified patients using medical marijuana; requires employers to provide certain written notice to employees or applicants who test positive for marijuana; provides procedures for if employee or applicant tests positive for marijuana; provides cause of action & damages.

Effective Date: upon becoming a law
Last Action: 1/14/2020 House - Introduced -HJ 48
Bill Text: PDF

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
11/8/2019 House • Filed
11/25/2019 House • Referred to Oversight, Transparency and Public Management Subcommittee; Appropriations Committee; State Affairs Committee -HJ 49
1/14/2020 House • Introduced -HJ 48