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HB 1247: Medical Marijuana Public Employee Protection


Medical Marijuana Public Employee Protection; Prohibits employer from taking adverse personnel action against employee or job applicant who is qualified patient using medical marijuana; provides exceptions; requires employer to provide written notice of employee or job applicant's right to explain positive marijuana test result within specified timeframe; provides procedures when employee or job applicant tests positive for marijuana; provides cause of action & damages.

Effective Date: upon becoming a law
Last Action: 3/14/2022 House - Died in Government Operations Subcommittee
Bill Text: PDF

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
1/6/2022 House • Filed
1/11/2022 House • 1st Reading (Original Filed Version)
1/12/2022 House • Referred to Government Operations Subcommittee
• Referred to Professions & Public Health Subcommittee
• Referred to Appropriations Committee
• Referred to State Affairs Committee
• Now in Government Operations Subcommittee
3/12/2022 House • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
3/14/2022 House • Died in Government Operations Subcommittee