MD HB1596 | 2018 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Strong Partisan Bill (Democrat 69-4)
Status: Engrossed on March 15 2018 - 50% progression
Action: 2018-03-29 - Hearing 3/29 at 1:00 p.m.
Pending: Senate Finance Committee
Hearing: Mar 29 @ 1:00 pm Senate Hearing
Text: Latest bill text (Engrossed) [PDF]


Providing that a provision in certain employment contracts, policies, or agreements that waive certain rights or remedies to a claim of sexual harassment or certain retaliation is null and void as being against the public policy of the State; prohibiting an employer from taking certain adverse actions against certain employees; providing that certain employers are liable for certain attorney's fees; applying the Act; etc.

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Disclosing Sexual Harassment in the Workplace Act of 2018


Del. Kriselda Valderrama [D]Del. Curtis Anderson [D]Del. Angela Angel [D]Del. Vanessa Atterbeary [D]
Del. Charles Barkley [D]Del. Ben Barnes [D]Del. Darryl Barnes [D]Del. Erek Barron [D]
Del. Kumar Barve [D]Del. Pamela Beidle [D]Del. Talmadge Branch [D]Del. Benjamin Brooks [D]
Del. Alfred Carr [D]Del. Mark Chang [D]Del. Luke Clippinger [D]Del. Bonnie Cullison [D]
Del. Dereck Davis [D]Del. Kathleen Dumais [D]Del. Diana Fennell [D]Del. Bob Flanagan [R]
Del. David Fraser-hidalgo [D]Del. William Frick [D]Del. Barbara Frush [D]Del. Tawanna Gaines [D]
Del. Angela Gibson [D]Del. James Gilchrist [D]Del. Glen Glass [R]Del. Cheryl Glenn [D]
Del. Ana Gutierrez [D]Del. Anne Healey [D]Del. Shelly Hettleman [D]Del. Terri Hill [D]
Del. Sheila Hixson [D]Del. Carolyn Howard [D]Del. Michael Jackson [D]Del. Adrienne Jones [D]
Del. Anne Kaiser [D]Del. Ariana Kelly [D]Del. Marc Korman [D]Del. Benjamin Kramer [D]
Del. Stephen Lafferty [D]Del. Jazz Lewis [D]Del. Robbyn Lewis [D]Del. Brooke Lierman [D]
Del. Mary Ann Lisanti [D]Del. Maggie McIntosh [D]Del. Herbert McMillan [R]Del. Aruna Miller [D]
Del. David Moon [D]Del. Marice Morales [D]Del. Nick Mosby [D]Del. Joseline Pena-Melnyk [D]
Del. Shane Pendergrass [D]Del. Elizabeth Proctor [D]Del. Pamela Queen [D]Del. Kirill Reznik [D]
Del. Samuel Rosenberg [D]Del. Sheree Sample-Hughes [D]Del. Carlos Sanchez [D]Del. Meagan Simonaire [R]
Del. Dana Stein [D]Del. James Tarlau [D]Del. Frank Turner [D]Del. Geraldine Valentino-Smith [D]
Del. Jeff Waldstreicher [D]Del. Jay Walker [D]Del. Alonzo Washington [D]Del. Mary Washington [D]
Del. Jheanelle Wilkins [D]Del. Karen Young [D]Del. Sally Jameson [D]Del. Eric Luedtke [D]
Del. C.T. Wilson [D]

Roll Calls

2018-03-12 - House - House Floor - Third Reading Passed (136-0) (Y: 137 N: 1 NV: 1 Abs: 10) [PASS]


2018-03-29SenateHearing 3/29 at 1:00 p.m.
2018-03-16SenateFirst Reading Finance
2018-03-15HouseThird Reading Passed (136-0)
2018-03-14HouseSecond Reading Passed with Amendments
2018-03-14HouseFavorable with Amendments {353190/1 Report Adopted
2018-03-14HouseFavorable with Amendments Report by Economic Matters
2018-02-27HouseHearing 2/27 at 1:00 p.m.
2018-02-09HouseFirst Reading Economic Matters


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Bill Comments