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SB 308: Abusive Workplace Environments


Abusive Workplace Environments; Creating the “Abusive Workplace Environment Act”; prohibiting a public employer from subjecting his or her employee to an abusive workplace environment; requiring that a civil action filed under the act must be commenced no later than 1 year after the date of the last incident that is part of the alleged unlawful employment practice; providing that if a person is found to have committed an unlawful employment practice that culminated in an adverse employment action, the court may enjoin the person from engaging in the unlawful employment practice and may order any other relief that it deems appropriate, including punitive damages and attorney fees, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2013
Last Action: 5/3/2013 Senate - Died in Community Affairs
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Community Affairs (CA)
  2. Governmental Oversight and Accountability (GO)
  3. Appropriations Subcommittee on General Government (AGG)
  4. Appropriations (AP)

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
1/15/2013 Senate • Filed
1/18/2013 Senate • Referred to Community Affairs; Governmental Oversight and Accountability; Appropriations Subcommittee on General Government; Appropriations -SJ 27
3/5/2013 Senate • Introduced -SJ 27
5/3/2013 Senate • Died in Community Affairs