MD HB581 | 2021 | Regular Session

Status

Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Passed on May 30 2021 - 100% progression
Action: 2021-05-30 - Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 736
Text: Latest bill text (Chaptered) [PDF]

Summary

Requiring each essential employer to take certain actions related to occupational safety and health during an emergency; providing that an essential worker has the right to refuse to perform a certain task as provided under certain provisions of law; requiring essential employers to take certain steps to minimize the risk of transmission of an infectious disease; requiring essential employers to report certain test results to the Maryland Department of Health; requiring the Department to categorize and the publish the results; etc.

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Title

Labor and Employment - Employment Standards During an Emergency (Maryland Essential Workers' Protection Act)

Sponsors


Roll Calls

2021-04-12 - Senate - Third Reading Passed (Y: 32 N: 14 NV: 1 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2021-04-10 - Senate - Third Reading Passed (Y: 31 N: 15 NV: 0 Abs: 1) [PASS]
2021-04-10 - Senate - Floor Amendment 713423/1 (Senator Hershey) Rejected (Y: 17 N: 29 NV: 0 Abs: 1) [FAIL]
2021-04-10 - Senate - Floor Amendment 453020/1 (Senator Hershey) Rejected (Y: 20 N: 25 NV: 1 Abs: 1) [FAIL]
2021-04-02 - House - Third Reading Passed (Y: 93 N: 39 NV: 0 Abs: 9) [PASS]
2021-04-02 - House - Motion Special Order until 04/05 (Delegate Parrott) Rejected (Y: 43 N: 94 NV: 0 Abs: 4) [FAIL]
2021-04-02 - House - Motion Vote Previous Question (Delegate D.E. Davis) Adopted (Y: 104 N: 31 NV: 2 Abs: 4) [PASS]
2021-04-02 - House - Floor Amendment 723327/1 (Delegate Buckel) Rejected (Y: 45 N: 88 NV: 4 Abs: 4) [FAIL]
2021-04-02 - House - Floor Amendment 863821/1 (Delegate Kipke) Rejected (Y: 43 N: 92 NV: 2 Abs: 4) [FAIL]
2021-04-02 - House - Floor Amendment 873429/1 (Delegate Chisholm) Rejected (Y: 45 N: 90 NV: 2 Abs: 4) [FAIL]
2021-04-02 - House - Floor Amendment 653028/1 (Delegate Chisholm) Rejected (Y: 45 N: 89 NV: 3 Abs: 4) [FAIL]

History

DateChamberAction
2021-05-30HouseEnacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 736
2021-04-12HouseReturned Passed
2021-04-12HouseSenate Recede
2021-04-12SenateSenate Recede
2021-04-12SenateThird Reading Passed (32-14)
2021-04-12SenateMotion Withdraw Amendments (Senator Kelley) Adopted
2021-04-12SenateMotion Reconsider Amendments (Senator Kelley) Adopted
2021-04-12SenateMotion Reconsider Third Reading (Senator Kelley) Adopted
2021-04-12SenateHouse Conference Committee Appointed (Delegates Wilson, D.E. Davis and Dumais)
2021-04-12SenateHouse Requests Senate Recede
2021-04-12SenateHouse Refuses Concur Senate Amendments
2021-04-12HouseHouse Conference Committee Appointed (Delegates Wilson, D.E. Davis and Dumais)
2021-04-12HouseHouse Requests Senate Recede
2021-04-12HouseHouse Refuses Concur Senate Amendments
2021-04-10SenateThird Reading Passed (31-15)
2021-04-10SenateFloor Amendment {713423/1 (Senator Hershey) Rejected (17-29)
2021-04-10SenateFloor Amendment {453020/1 (Senator Hershey) Rejected (20-25)
2021-04-10SenateFloor Amendment {957575/1 (Senator Augustine) Adopted
2021-04-09SenateSecond Reading Passed with Amendments
2021-04-09SenateFavorable with Amendments {517574/1 Adopted
2021-04-09SenateFavorable with Amendments Report by Finance
2021-04-08SenateHearing 4/09 at 9:30 a.m.
2021-04-08SenateRereferred to Finance
2021-04-05SenateReferred Rules
2021-04-02HouseThird Reading Passed (93-39)
2021-04-02HouseSecond Reading Passed with Amendments
2021-04-02HouseMotion Special Order until 04/05 (Delegate Parrott) Rejected (43-94)
2021-04-02HouseMotion Vote Previous Question (Delegate D.E. Davis) Adopted (104-31)
2021-04-02HouseMotion Special Order until 4/5 (Delegate Parrott)
2021-04-02HouseFloor Amendment {723327/1 (Delegate Buckel) Rejected (45-88)
2021-04-02HouseFloor Amendment {863821/1 (Delegate Kipke) Rejected (43-92)
2021-04-02HouseFloor Amendment {873429/1 (Delegate Chisholm) Rejected (45-90)
2021-04-02HouseFloor Amendment {653028/1 (Delegate Chisholm) Rejected (45-89)
2021-04-01HouseMotion Special Order until 04/02 (Delegate Wilson) Adopted
2021-04-01HouseFavorable with Amendments {273890/1 Adopted
2021-04-01HouseFavorable with Amendments Report by Economic Matters
2021-01-22HouseHearing 2/05 at 11:00 a.m. (Economic Matters)
2021-01-20HouseFirst Reading Economic Matters and Appropriations

Same As/Similar To

SB486 (Crossfiled) 2021-01-26 - Hearing 2/11 at 1:00 p.m.

Subjects

Administrative Agencies
Agriculture
Aircraft
Airports
Ambulances
Animals
Assisted Living
Attorneys
Attorneys' Fees
Audiologists and Speech Pathologists
Bail
Boats and Ships
Bonds
Bridges and Tunnels
Buses
Cable Television
Cannabis Distribution
Cannabis Production
Chemical Tests
Child Care
Claims
Clinics
Collective Bargaining
Commerce and Business
Communications
Construction
Contractors
Correctional Institutions
Counselors
Counties
Courts
COVID-19
Cremation
Damages
Death
Demographics
Dentists
Disclosure
Diseases
Elderly Persons
Electricians
Emergencies
Emergency Bills
Emergency Medical Services
Emergency Services
Energy Matters
Environmental Matters
Equipment
Essential Workers
Executive Orders
Farmland
Fire Protection
Food
Fuel
Funerals
Health
Health Benefit Exchange
Health Care Facilities
Health Insurance
Health Occupations
Health, Department of
Heating and Cooling
Highways
Hospitals
Industry and Technology
Insurance - Other than Health
internet
Investigations and Inquiries
Labor and Industry, Division of
Laboratories
Landscape Architects
Law Enforcement
Leave
Local Government Mandates
Maryland Emergency Management Agency
Mass Transit
Mental and Behavioral Health
Morticians
Motor Vehicle Dealers and Salesmen
Motor Vehicle Equipment
Motor Vehicles
Natural Resources
Nurses
Nursing Homes
Occupational Safety
Occupational Therapists
pandemics
Penalties and Sentences
Personal Protective Equipment
Pest Control
Pharmacists and Pharmacies
Physical Therapists
Physicians
Plumbing
Ports
Postal Service
Privacy
Private Sector Labor and Industry
Psychologists
Public Information
Public Safety
Railroads
Real Property
Reports
Rescue Squads
Retail Sales
Rules and Regulations
Safety
Salaries and Compensation
Service Stations
Storage
Substance Abuse
Telecommunications and Information Technology
Telephones
telework
Time
Towing
Transient Merchants
Transportation
Trees
Trucks
Utilities
Veterinarians
Weapons
Weights and Measures
Work, Labor, and Employment
Workers' Compensation

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
Labor and Employment31601(n/a)See Bill Text
Labor and Employment31602(n/a)See Bill Text
Labor and Employment31603(n/a)See Bill Text
Labor and Employment31604(n/a)See Bill Text
Labor and Employment31605(n/a)See Bill Text
Labor and Employment31606(n/a)See Bill Text
Labor and Employment31607(n/a)See Bill Text
Labor and Employment31608(n/a)See Bill Text
Labor and Employment31609(n/a)See Bill Text
Labor and Employment5205(n/a)See Bill Text
Labor and Employment5604(n/a)See Bill Text

Maryland State Sources

TypeSource
Summaryhttp://mgaleg.maryland.gov/mgawebsite/Legislation/Details/HB0581?ys=2021RS
Texthttp://mgaleg.maryland.gov/2021RS/bills/hb/hb0581f.pdf
Texthttp://mgaleg.maryland.gov/2021RS/bills/hb/hb0581t.pdf
Texthttp://mgaleg.maryland.gov/2021RS/Chapters_noln/CH_736_hb0581t.pdf
Amendmenthttp://mgaleg.maryland.gov//2021RS/amds/bil_0001/hb0581_27389001.pdf
Amendmenthttp://mgaleg.maryland.gov//2021RS/amds/bil_0001/hb0581_72332701.pdf
Amendmenthttp://mgaleg.maryland.gov//2021RS/amds/bil_0001/hb0581_65302801.pdf
Amendmenthttp://mgaleg.maryland.gov//2021RS/amds/bil_0001/hb0581_87342901.pdf
Amendmenthttp://mgaleg.maryland.gov//2021RS/amds/bil_0001/hb0581_86382101.pdf
Amendmenthttp://mgaleg.maryland.gov//2021RS/amds/bil_0001/hb0581_51757401.pdf
Amendmenthttp://mgaleg.maryland.gov//2021RS/amds/bil_0001/hb0581_95757501.pdf
Amendmenthttp://mgaleg.maryland.gov//2021RS/amds/bil_0001/hb0581_45302001.pdf
Amendmenthttp://mgaleg.maryland.gov//2021RS/amds/bil_0001/hb0581_71342301.pdf
Supplementhttp://mgaleg.maryland.gov/2021RS/votes_comm/hb0581_ecm.pdf
Supplementhttp://mgaleg.maryland.gov/2021RS/votes_comm/hb0581_app.pdf
Supplementhttp://mgaleg.maryland.gov/2021RS/votes_comm/hb0581_fin.pdf
Roll Callhttp://mgaleg.maryland.gov/2021RS/votes/House/0989.pdf
Roll Callhttp://mgaleg.maryland.gov/2021RS/votes/House/0990.pdf
Roll Callhttp://mgaleg.maryland.gov/2021RS/votes/House/0991.pdf
Roll Callhttp://mgaleg.maryland.gov/2021RS/votes/House/0992.pdf
Roll Callhttp://mgaleg.maryland.gov/2021RS/votes/House/0993.pdf
Roll Callhttp://mgaleg.maryland.gov/2021RS/votes/House/0994.pdf
Roll Callhttp://mgaleg.maryland.gov/2021RS/votes/House/0999.pdf
Roll Callhttp://mgaleg.maryland.gov/2021RS/votes/Senate/1118.pdf
Roll Callhttp://mgaleg.maryland.gov/2021RS/votes/Senate/1119.pdf
Roll Callhttp://mgaleg.maryland.gov/2021RS/votes/Senate/1120.pdf
Roll Callhttp://mgaleg.maryland.gov/2021RS/votes/Senate/1218.pdf

Bill Comments

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