HB 1883 Occupational safety and health laws; increases maximum amount of civil penalties.
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Summary as introduced:

Occupational health and safety laws; amount of civil penalties. Increases the maximum amount of civil penalties that may be assessed by the Commissioner of Labor and Industry for certain violations of occupational safety and health laws from $7,000 to $12,471 and for willful or repeated violations of such laws from $70,000 to $124,709. The measure also requires the Commissioner annually to increase the maximum civil penalty amounts, starting in 2018, by an amount that reflects the percentage increase, if any, in the consumer price index from the previous calendar year. This bill is identical to SB 1542.

Full text:
01/10/17  House: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/17 17102979D  pdf | impact statement
02/20/17  House: Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1883ER)  pdf | impact statement
03/03/17  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0263)  pdf

Status:
01/10/17  House: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/17 17102979D
01/10/17  House: Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
01/24/17  House: Reported from Commerce and Labor (21-Y 0-N)
01/26/17  House: Read first time
01/27/17  House: Read second time and engrossed
01/30/17  House: Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
01/30/17  House: VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N)
01/31/17  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed
01/31/17  Senate: Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
02/13/17  Senate: Reported from Commerce and Labor (7-Y 6-N)
02/15/17  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
02/15/17  Senate: Read third time
02/15/17  Senate: Passed Senate (31-Y 8-N)
02/20/17  House: Enrolled
02/20/17  House: Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1883ER)
02/20/17  House: Signed by Speaker
02/21/17  Senate: Signed by President
02/21/17  House: Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on 2/21/17
02/21/17  Governor: Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 27, 2017
03/03/17  Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 263 (effective 7/1/17)
03/03/17  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0263)