HB 171/LM (BR 857) - J. Jenkins, L. Napier, T. Riner, K. Stein
AN ACT relating to labor matters.
Create a new section of KRS Chapter 336 to prohibit an employer from discriminating against an employee who takes time off in a domestic violence situation.
HB 171 - AMENDMENTS
HCS/LM - Create new sections of KRS Chapter 336 to prohibit an employer from discriminating against an employee who takes time off to obtain any relief including judicial relief for domestic violence, stalking, or sexual assault; prohibit an employer with 25 or more employees from discriminating against an employee from taking time off as a result of domestic violence, stalking, or sexual assault; make penalty for employer a Class B misdemeanor; provide that time off shall not be in excess of or in addition to the federal Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) of 1993.
HFA (1, J. Jenkins) - Amend to limit documentation to only the name of the victim and the date medical or mental services were received.
Jan 8-introduced in House
Jan 9-to Labor and Industry (H)
Feb 5-posted in committee
Feb 11-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute
Feb 12-2nd reading, to Rules
Feb 14-floor amendment (1) filed to Committee Substitute
Feb 20-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Friday, February 21, 2003
Feb 24-3rd reading, passed 92-0 with Committee Substitute, floor amendment (1)
Feb 25-received in Senate
Feb 27-to Economic Development, Tourism & Labor (S)