RI H5853 | 2021 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 10-0)
Status: Engrossed on June 17 2021 - 50% progression, died in committee
Action: 2021-06-25 - Referred to Senate Judiciary
Pending: Senate Judiciary Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


Forbids an employer to require an employee to execute a nondisclosure agreement or non-disparagement agreement regarding alleged violations of civil rights or criminal conduct as a condition of employment.

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Fair Employment Practices


Roll Calls

2021-06-17 - House - Passage (Y: 71 N: 0 NV: 4 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2021-06-25SenateReferred to Senate Judiciary
2021-06-17HouseHouse read and passed
2021-06-11HousePlaced on House Calendar (06/17/2021)
2021-06-09HouseCommittee recommends passage
2021-06-04HouseScheduled for consideration (06/09/2021)
2021-03-17HouseCommittee recommended measure be held for further study
2021-03-12HouseScheduled for hearing and/or consideration (03/17/2021)
2021-02-24HouseIntroduced, referred to House Labor

Rhode Island State Sources

Bill Comments