2012 Regular Session


File Code: Human Relations Prior Year Introduction As: HB 1002/11 - ECM
Sponsored By:
Delegates Rosenberg, Carter, Donoghue, Feldman, Frush, Oaks, Pena-Melnyk, and Reznik
Religious Observance Accommodation Act


Authorizing employees of specified employers to use specified leave for observance of sincerely held religious beliefs under specified circumstances; establishing that an employer is not required to pay specified premium wages or benefits under specified circumstances; providing that an employee who uses leave under the Act must comply with the terms of a collective bargaining agreement or employment policy; providing an exemption for an undue hardship; etc.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

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House Action
First Reading Economic Matters
Hearing 3/7 at 1:00 p.m.
Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters Withdrawn
Senate Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Delegate Samuel I. Rosenberg, District 41
Delegate Jill P. Carter, District 41
Delegate John P. Donoghue, District 2C
Delegate Brian J. Feldman, District 15
Delegate Barbara Frush, District 21
Delegate Nathaniel T. Oaks, District 41
Delegate Joseline A. Pena-Melnyk, District 21
Delegate Kirill Reznik, District 39

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Civil Rights Commission
Religion -see also- Churches
Work, Labor and Employment -see also- Col Barg; Holiday; etc

Bill affects the following Statutes:

State Government
( 20-606 , 20-610 )


All documents except Roll Call Votes are displayed in PDF format:
Bill Text: First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled
Fiscal and Policy Note: Available
Amendments: None offered
Committee Votes :
Economic Matters