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Workplace harassment; policies for legislative branch.

In Senate

Latest Action: Feb. 12, 2020
Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed

Chief Patron:
Vivian Watts (D)

2020 Regular Session


As introduced. 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. (Less)
  • Bill History

  • 01/05/2020 - House: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20101894D
  • 01/05/2020 - House: Referred to Committee on Rules
  • 01/29/2020 - House: Impact statement from DPB (HB553)
  • 02/07/2020 - House: House committee, floor amendments and substitutes offered
  • 02/07/2020 - House: Reported from Rules with amendments (17-Y 0-N)
  • 02/09/2020 - House: Read first time
  • 02/10/2020 - House: Read second time
  • 02/10/2020 - House: Committee amendments agreed to
  • 02/10/2020 - House: Engrossed by House as amended HB553E
  • 02/10/2020 - House: Printed as engrossed 20101894D-E
  • 02/11/2020 - House: Impact statement from DPB (HB553E)
  • 02/11/2020 - House: Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
  • 02/11/2020 - House: VOTE: Block Vote Passage (99-Y 0-N)
  • 02/12/2020 - Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed
  • 02/12/2020 - Senate: Referred to Committee on Rules