HB1543 (2020) Detail

Relative to employee drug testing.


HB 1543 - AS INTRODUCED

 

 

2020 SESSION

20-2518

04/01

 

HOUSE BILL 1543

 

AN ACT relative to employee drug testing.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. Klein-Knight, Hills. 11; Rep. Josephson, Graf. 11; Rep. Adjutant, Graf. 17

 

COMMITTEE: Labor, Industrial and Rehabilitative Services

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill prohibits an employer from using a failed drug test for cannabis use as grounds for terminating the employment of, or to deny promotion to, any employee.

 

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Explanation: Matter added to current law appears in bold italics.

Matter removed from current law appears [in brackets and struckthrough.]

Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

20-2518

04/01

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Twenty

 

AN ACT relative to employee drug testing.

 

Be it Enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court convened:

 

1  New Subdivision; Employee Drug Testing.  Amend RSA 275 by inserting after section 77 the following new subdivision:

Employee Drug Testing

275:78  Protections for Failed Drug Test for Cannabis Use.  No employer shall use a failed drug test for cannabis use as grounds for terminating the employment of, or to deny promotion to, any employee.  

2  Effective Date.  This act shall take effect 60 days after its passage.

Links

HB1543 at GenCourtMobile
HB1543 Discussion

Action Dates

Date Body Type
Jan. 23, 2020 House Hearing
Feb. 5, 2020 House Exec Session
House Floor Vote
Feb. 19, 2020 House Floor Vote

Bill Text Revisions

HB1543 Revision: 7201 Date: Dec. 3, 2019, 11:15 a.m.

Docket

Date Status
Jan. 8, 2020 Introduced 01/08/2020 and referred to Labor, Industrial and Rehabilitative Services HJ 1 P. 26
Jan. 23, 2020 Public Hearing: 01/23/2020 11:00 am LOB 307
Feb. 5, 2020 Executive Session: 02/05/2020 01:30 pm LOB 307
Committee Report: Inexpedient to Legislate (Vote 19-0; CC)
Feb. 19, 2020 Committee Report: Inexpedient to Legislate for 02/19/2020 (Vote 19-0; CC) HC 7 P. 11
Feb. 19, 2020 Inexpedient to Legislate: MA VV 02/19/2020 HJ 4 P. 17