HB1496

Find a 2018 Bill:

2018 Regular Session

 

Entitled:

Labor and Employment - Discrimination Against Medical Cannabis Patients and Caregivers - Prohibition (Medical Cannabis Patient and Caregiver Antidiscrimination Act)

Sponsored by:

Delegate Glenn

Status:

In the House - Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations; Withdrawn


Synopsis:Prohibiting, except under certain circumstances, a certain employer from taking certain discriminatory actions against or otherwise penalizing a qualifying patient or caregiver based on the individual's status as a qualifying patient or caregiver or, with respect to a certain qualifying patient, a certain drug test result; authorizing certain individuals to file a complaint with the Commissioner of Labor and Industry; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Delegates Glenn, Luedtke, Angel, Brooks, Conaway, Cullison, Hayes, J. Lewis, Lierman, Moon, Morales, Morhaim, Pena-Melnyk, Rosenberg, Sanchez, Sydnor, Waldstreicher, and K. Young
Additional Facts:Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2018
Committee(s):
Health and Government Operations
Broad Subject(s):Private Sector Labor and Industry
State Government - Personnel
Public Health
Narrow Subject(s):Cannabis -see also- Smoking
Care Giver
Committees and Commissions -see also- Political Committees
Discrimination
Health -see also- Mental and Behavioral Health
Health Occupations -see also- specific health occupations
Labor and Industry, Division of
Patients
Work, Labor and Employment -see also- Col Barg; Holiday; etc
Statutes:Article - Health - General
(13-3301)
Article - Labor and Employment
(3-715)

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March 4, 2018 3:10 P.M.