HB1145 (CH0730)

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2017 Regular Session



Public School Employee Whistleblower Protection Act

Sponsored by:

Delegate Tarlau


Approved by the Governor - Chapter 730

Synopsis:Prohibiting a public school employer from taking or refusing to take specified personnel actions as a reprisal against public school employees who disclose specified behavior; providing that specified protections under the Act apply only if specified employees have a good faith belief that the employer is engaged or has engaged in unlawful activity which poses a danger to public health or safety; requiring a public school employee to exhaust all administrative remedies before instituting a specified civil action; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note (Revised)
All Sponsors:Delegates Tarlau, Angel, B. Barnes, D. Barnes, Ebersole, Fennell, Frush, Hayes, C. Howard, Luedtke, Morales, Mosby, Patterson, Pena-Melnyk, Sanchez, Shoemaker, Turner, Walker, A. Washington, M. Washington, Wilkins, K. Young, Ali, and Afzali
Additional Facts:Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2017
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Broad Subject(s):Primary and Secondary Education
State Government - Personnel
Narrow Subject(s):Baltimore City
Civil Actions -see also- Small Claims
Counties -see also- Chartered Counties; Code Counties
Crimes and Punishments -see also- Penalties and Sentnc; etc.
Public Employees -see also- State Employees
Public Schools
Work, Labor and Employment -see also- Col Barg; Holiday; etc
Statutes:Article - Education
(6-901 through 6-906)

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November 28, 2017 1:05 P.M.