MD HB722 | 2020 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 12-0)
Status: Passed on May 8 2020 - 100% progression
Action: 2020-05-08 - Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 308
Text: Latest bill text (Engrossed) [PDF]


Requiring the Commissioner of Labor and Industry, in consultation with the Maryland Occupational Safety and Health Advisory Board to develop and adopt regulations, on or before October 1, 2022, that require employers to protect employees from heat-related illness caused by heat stress; requiring Maryland Occupational Safety and Health to hold certain informational meetings before beginning a certain process; requiring the Commissioner to consider certain standards in developing regulations; requiring the Commissioner to make a certain report; etc.

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Labor and Employment - Occupational Safety and Health - Heat Stress Standards


Roll Calls

2020-03-16 - Senate - Third Reading Passed (Y: 46 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 1) [PASS]
2020-03-13 - House - Third Reading Passed (Y: 96 N: 37 NV: 1 Abs: 7) [PASS]


2020-05-08HouseEnacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 308
2020-03-17HouseReturned Passed
2020-03-16SenateThird Reading Passed (46-0)
2020-03-15SenateSecond Reading Passed
2020-03-15SenateFavorable Adopted
2020-03-15SenateFavorable Report by Finance
2020-03-14SenateReferred Finance
2020-03-13HouseThird Reading Passed (96-37)
2020-03-12HouseSecond Reading Passed with Amendments
2020-03-12HouseFavorable with Amendments {723693/1 Adopted
2020-03-12HouseFavorable with Amendments Report by Economic Matters
2020-01-31HouseHearing 2/25 at 1:00 p.m.
2020-01-30HouseFirst Reading Economic Matters

Same As/Similar To

SB434 (Crossfiled) 2020-01-29 - Hearing 2/20 at 1:00 p.m.


Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
Labor and Employment5101(n/a)See Bill Text
Labor and Employment51201(n/a)See Bill Text

Maryland State Sources

Bill Comments