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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: 3/14/2020 House - Died in Oversight, Transparency and Public Management Subcommittee
Bill Text: PDF

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  • 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
    3/14/2020 House • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
    • Died in Oversight, Transparency and Public Management Subcommittee

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  • HB 595, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 11/8/2019 at 3:31 PM

    Bill Text:   PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    S 962 Medical Marijuana Employee Protection Berman Similar Last Action: 3/14/2020 S Died in Governmental Oversight and Accountability

    Citations - Statutes (2)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    112.219 Page 1 (pdf)
    448.111 Page 7 (pdf)

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