SB123 (2021) Detail

(New Title) relative to employer payment of required COVID-19 testing.


SB 123 - AS AMENDED BY THE SENATE

 

03/11/2021   0621s

2021 SESSION

21-1016

05/10

 

SENATE BILL 123

 

AN ACT relative to employer payment of required COVID-19 testing.

 

SPONSORS: Sen. Sherman, Dist 24; Sen. Cavanaugh, Dist 16; Sen. Perkins Kwoka, Dist 21; Sen. Rosenwald, Dist 13; Sen. Whitley, Dist 15; Sen. Hennessey, Dist 1; Rep. Marsh, Carr. 8; Rep. Woods, Merr. 23

 

COMMITTEE: Health and Human Services

 

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AMENDED ANALYSIS

 

This bill prohibits an employer from requiring that an employee or applicant for employment pay the cost of a COVID-19 test as a condition of employment.

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

03/11/2021   0621s 21-1016

05/10

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Twenty One

 

AN ACT relative to employer payment of required COVID-19 testing.

 

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

 

1  New Subdivision; COVID-19 Testing.  Amend RSA 275 by inserting after section 77 the following new subdivision:

COVID-19 Testing

275:78  COVID-19 Testing.  It shall be unlawful for any employer, as defined in RSA 275:4, to require any employee or applicant for employment to pay the cost of a COVID-19 test as a condition of employment.

2  Effective Date.  This act shall take effect upon its passage.

Links

SB123 at GenCourtMobile
SB123 Discussion

Action Dates

Date Body Type
Feb. 10, 2021 Senate Hearing
March 11, 2021 Senate Floor Vote
May 5, 2021 House Hearing
May 27, 2021 House Exec Session

Bill Text Revisions

SB123 Revision: 32176 Date: March 11, 2021, 4:46 p.m.
SB123 Revision: 32056 Date: Jan. 29, 2021, 10:28 a.m.

Docket


May 27, 2021: Executive Session: 05/27/2021 10:00 am Members of the public may attend using the following link: To join the webinar: https://www.zoom.us/j/99484571505


May 5, 2021: Public Hearing: 05/05/2021 02:00 pm Members of the public may attend using the following link: To join the webinar: https://www.zoom.us/j/91070566113 / Executive session on pending legislation may be held throughout the day (time permitting) from the time the committee is initially convened.


Feb. 25, 2021: Introduced (in recess of) 02/25/2021 and referred to Labor, Industrial and Rehabilitative Services HJ 4 P. 50


March 11, 2021: Ought to Pass with Amendment 2021-0621s, RC 23Y-1N, MA; OT3rdg; 03/11/2021; SJ 7


March 11, 2021: Committee Amendment # 2021-0621s, RC 23Y-1N, AA; 03/11/2021; SJ 7


March 11, 2021: Committee Report: Ought to Pass with Amendment # 2021-0621s, 03/11/2021; Vote 5-0; CC; SC 14


Feb. 10, 2021: Remote Hearing: 02/10/2021, 09:00 am; Links to join the hearing can be found in the Senate Calendar; SC 10


Jan. 6, 2021: Introduced 01/06/2021 and Referred to Health and Human Services; SJ 3