VA HB553 | 2021 | Regular Session

Note: Carryover of previous HB553


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 9-0)
Status: Engrossed on February 10 2020 - 50% progression
Action: 2020-02-28 - Continued to 2021 in Rules (12-Y 1-N)
Pending: Senate Rules Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Engrossed) [HTML]


Policies against workplace harassment; legislative branch. Requires each legislative branch agency to adopt and implement the Commonwealth Workplace Harassment Policy established by the Department of Human Resource Management. The bill provides that the Policy applies to legislative branch employees, including General Assembly members and members-elect, when undertaking meetings with other state employees, contract employees, applicants for employment, customers, vendors, members of the media, members of the public, volunteers, or lobbyists or when conducting or performing election activities in the scope of official duties.

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Workplace harassment; policies for legislative branch.


Roll Calls

2020-02-28 - Senate - Senate: Continued to 2021 in Rules (12-Y 1-N) (Y: 12 N: 1 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2020-02-11 - House - House: VOTE: Block Vote Passage (99-Y 0-N) (Y: 99 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 1) [PASS]
2020-02-07 - House - House: Reported from Rules with amendments (17-Y 0-N) (Y: 17 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 1) [PASS]


2020-02-28SenateContinued to 2021 in Rules (12-Y 1-N)
2020-02-28SenateCommittee amendments
2020-02-12SenateReferred to Committee on Rules
2020-02-12SenateConstitutional reading dispensed
2020-02-11HouseVOTE: Block Vote Passage (99-Y 0-N)
2020-02-11HouseRead third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
2020-02-10HousePrinted as engrossed 20101894D-E
2020-02-10HouseEngrossed by House as amended HB553E
2020-02-10HouseCommittee amendments agreed to
2020-02-10HouseRead second time
2020-02-09HouseRead first time
2020-02-07HouseReported from Rules with amendments (17-Y 0-N)
2020-01-05HouseReferred to Committee on Rules
2020-01-05HousePrefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20101894D

Same As/Similar To

HB553 (Carry Over) 2020-02-28 - Continued to 2021 in Rules (12-Y 1-N)

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