2017 Regular Session
|At the request of:||(at the request of Joint Interim Committee on Marijuana Legalization)|
|Regular Sponsors:||(Presession Filed)|
|Bill Title:||Relating to unlawful employment practices; prescribing an effective date.|
|Catchline/Summary:||Makes unlawful employment practice for employer to refuse to employ, discharge or otherwise penalize individual because individual is registered identification cardholder.
Provides that conditioning employment on refraining from using any substance that is lawful to use in this state is unlawful employment practice.] Declares emergency, effective on passage.] Makes unlawful employment practice for employer to discriminate against employee with respect to compensating employee or with respect to terms, conditions or privileges of employment because employee is registry identification cardholder. Specifies that exception allowing employer to take action based on illegal drug use to provisions of law that protect employees who are disabled from discriminatory action by employer does not apply to use of marijuana items by registry identification cardholder. Takes effect on 91st day following adjournment sine die.
|Fiscal Impact:||Fiscal Impact Issued|
|Revenue Impact:||No Revenue Impact|
|Measure Analysis:||Staff Measure Summary / Impact Statements|
|Current Location:||In Senate Committee|
|Current Committee:||Senate Committee On Business and Transportation|