IN HB1097 | 2012 | Regular Session

Status

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Introduced on January 9 2012 - 25% progression, died in committee
Action: 2012-01-09 - First reading: referred to Committee on Courts and Criminal Code
Pending: House Courts and Criminal Code Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]

Summary

Provides that certain employers or their agents that cause: (1) serious bodily injury to an employee as a result of a reckless, knowing, or intentional violation of certain administrative rules commit a Class A misdemeanor; (2) the death of an employee as a result of a reckless violation of certain administrative rules commit corporate manslaughter, a Class D felony; and (3) the death of an employee as a result of a knowing or intentional violation of certain administrative rules commit corporate manslaughter, a Class C felony. Provides that an employer or agent of the employer who destroys or negligently or intentionally allows the destruction of a document concerning hazards to the public or the employees of the employer commits a Class B misdemeanor. Authorizes a private right of action for the failure to warn of certain conditions under the state occupational safety and health act. Makes conforming amendments.

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Title

Injuries to or death of an employee.

Sponsors


History

DateChamberAction
2012-01-09 First reading: referred to Committee on Courts and Criminal Code
2012-01-09 Authored by Representative Stevenson

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