WV HB2902 | 2020 | Regular Session

Note: Carryover of previous HB2902


Spectrum: Moderate Partisan Bill (Democrat 8-1)
Status: Introduced on January 8 2020 - 25% progression
Action: 2020-01-08 - To House Health and Human Resources
Pending: House Health & Human Resources Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]


The purpose of this bill is to provide for fair pay and maximized employment of disabled persons; create a state “Employment First” policy that encourages agencies to facilitate employment of disabled persons; establish a task force to initiate these policies; provide for the DHHR Bureau for Behavioral Health, Division of Rehabilitation Services, Department of Education, DHHR Bureau for Medical Services (State Medicaid Agency) and Workforce WV to implement the policy; and remove current exemption for paying minimum wages to persons in nonprofit workshops.

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Relating to wages of persons with disabilities



2020-01-08HouseTo House Health and Human Resources
2020-01-08HouseIntroduced in House
2020-01-08HouseTo Health and Human Resources then Judiciary
2020-01-08HouseFiled for introduction

Same As/Similar To

HB2902 (Carry Over) 2019-02-07 - To House Health and Human Resources


Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
1810P1New CodeSee Bill Text
1810P2New CodeSee Bill Text
1810P3New CodeSee Bill Text
215C1Amended CodeCitation Text

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Bill Comments