MD HB595 | 2013 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Introduced on January 31 2013 - 25% progression, died in chamber
Action: 2013-03-23 - Referred to interim study by Economic Matters
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


Expanding a provision of law prohibiting an employer from discharging a covered employee who files a claim for workers' compensation to include prohibiting the employer from retaliating in any way against the covered employee; applying a specified criminal penalty to a violation of the Act; authorizing a covered employee aggrieved by a specified violation to bring a civil action against the employer; authorizing a court to grant specified relief if the trier of fact in a specified action finds in favor of the employee; etc.

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Workers' Compensation - Retaliation by Employer - Prohibition



2013-03-23HouseReferred to interim study by Economic Matters
2013-02-26HouseHearing 2/26 at 1:00 p.m.
2013-01-31HouseFirst Reading Economic Matters


Maryland State Sources

Bill Comments 750