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SB 1606: Protections for Public Employees who use Medical Marijuana as Qualified Patients


Protections for Public Employees who use Medical Marijuana as Qualified Patients; Prohibiting a public employer from taking adverse personnel action against an employee or a job applicant who is a qualified patient for his or her use of medical marijuana; providing exceptions; requiring a public employer to provide written notice of an employee’s or a job applicant’s right to explain a positive marijuana test result within a specified timeframe; providing procedures that apply when a public employee or job applicant tests positive for marijuana, etc.

Effective Date: Upon becoming a law
Last Action: 3/14/2022 Senate - Died in Health Policy
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Health Policy (HP)
  2. Governmental Oversight and Accountability (GO)
  3. Appropriations (AP)

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  • Bill History

    Date Chamber Action
    1/6/2022 Senate • Filed
    1/12/2022 Senate • Referred to Health Policy; Governmental Oversight and Accountability; Appropriations -SJ 138
    1/18/2022 Senate • Introduced -SJ 138
    3/12/2022 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
    3/14/2022 Senate • Died in Health Policy

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  • SB 1606, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 1/6/2022 at 11:48 AM

    Bill Text:   Web Page | PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 1247 Medical Marijuana Public Employee Protection Grieco Similar Last Action: 3/14/2022 H Died in Government Operations Subcommittee

    Citations - Statutes (1)

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

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