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2020 House Bill 6032: Epidemic response bills – employee "adverse action" lawsuits
Introduced by Rep. Graham Filler (R) on July 23, 2020
To authorize employee lawsuits against an employer who takes an “adverse employment action” or “retaliates” against an employee who is absent from work during the declared coronavirus epidemic emergency because the individual is "self-isolating or self-quarantining” in response to an elevated risk or diagnosis, and require employees who test positive for the disease or have symptoms to self-quarantine and not go to work, as specified in the bill.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the House Judiciary Committee on July 23, 2020
Reported in the House on September 16, 2020
With the recommendation that the substitute (H-2) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Moved to reconsider by Rep. Triston Cole (R) on September 23, 2020
The vote by which the bill was passed.
The motion passed by voice vote in the House on September 23, 2020
Received in the House on September 23, 2020
Received in the Senate on September 24, 2020
Referred to the Senate Economic and Small Business Development Committee on September 24, 2020
Received in the House on October 14, 2020
To concur with the Senate-passed version of the bill.

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