Bill Text - SB123 (2021)

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


Revision: March 11, 2021, 4:46 p.m.

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.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

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.