VA SB1682 | 2019 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Introduced on January 11 2019 - 25% progression
Action: 2019-01-23 - Incorporated by Courts of Justice
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]


Employment records; written request from employee; subpoena duces tecum; penalty for failure to provide. Provides that an employer shall furnish a copy of certain employment records or papers within 30 days of receipt of a written request of a current or former employee or employee's attorney. The bill provides that the employer may charge a reasonable fee to comply with such a request. The bill further provides that a subpoena duces tecum may be issued upon the failure of an employer to comply with such a written request and that if the court finds that an employer willfully refused to comply with such a written request, as outlined in the bill, the court may award damages for all expenses incurred by the employee. This bill was incorporated into SB 1724.

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Employment records; written request from employee, subpoena duces tecum.


Roll Calls

2019-01-23 - Senate - Senate: Incorporated by Courts of Justice (Y: 14 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2019-01-23SenateIncorporated by Courts of Justice
2019-01-11SenateReferred to Committee for Courts of Justice
2019-01-11SenatePresented and ordered printed 19103893D

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
801413.1(n/a)See Bill Text

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