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SB 166: Protections for Public Employees Who Use Medical Marijuana as Qualified Patients

GENERAL BILL by Polsky

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 or contest a positive marijuana test result within a specified timeframe; providing procedures that apply when an employee or a job applicant tests positive for marijuana, etc.

Effective Date: Upon becoming a law
Last Action: 1/9/2024 Senate - Introduced
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Health Policy (HP)
  2. Governmental Oversight and Accountability (GO)
  3. Rules (RC)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
10/11/2023 Senate • Filed
10/17/2023 Senate • Referred to Health Policy; Governmental Oversight and Accountability; Rules
1/9/2024 Senate • Introduced