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 Bill Status of SB2446  94th General Assembly


Senate Sponsors
Sen. Gary Forby

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/9/2007SenateSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act

Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Employer Meeting and Communication Act. Prohibits an employer or an employer's agent, representative, or designee from requiring employees to attend an employer-sponsored meeting or participate in communications to communicate the employer's opinion about religious or political matters; also prohibits discharging, disciplining, penalizing, or threatening an employee as a means of requiring an employee to attend such a meeting or participate in such communications or because the employee or a person acting on the employee's behalf makes a good faith report of a violation of the Act. Defines "political matters" to include political party affiliation or the decision to join or not join any lawful political, social, or community group or activity or any labor organization. Authorizes civil actions by employees to enforce the Act and sets forth relief that may be awarded. Contains provisions regarding construction of the Act. Provides that the Act does not prohibit specified meetings or communications by an employer that is a religious or political organization. Effective immediately.

DateChamber Action
  1/18/2006SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Gary Forby
  1/18/2006SenateFirst Reading
  1/18/2006SenateReferred to Rules
  1/19/2006SenateAssigned to Labor
  2/1/2006SenateHeld in Labor
  2/8/2006SenateDo Pass Labor; 006-004-000
  2/8/2006SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading February 9, 2006
  2/9/2006SenateSecond Reading
  2/9/2006SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading February 14, 2006
  6/4/2006SenatePursuant to Senate Rule 3-9(b) / Referred to Rules
  1/9/2007SenateSession Sine Die

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