COMMITTEE:   Business & Industry 

TIME & DATE: 11:30 AM or upon final adjourn./recess
Tuesday, March 17, 2015 

PLACE:       E2.016 
CHAIR:       Rep. René Oliveira 


HB 58         Martinez, "Mando"
Relating to an unlawful employment practice by an employer whose leave policy does not permit an employee to use leave to care for the employee's foster child.

HB 94         González, Mary
Relating to a database of employers penalized for failure to pay wages or convicted of certain offenses involving wage theft.

HB 232        Farrar
Relating to the promotion of breast-feeding and the prohibition against interference with or restriction of the right to breast-feed.

HB 532        McClendon
Relating to the ability of a nonexempt employee to participate in certain academic, extracurricular, and developmental activities of the employee's child.

HB 786        Walle
Relating to the right of a public employee to express breast milk in the workplace.

HB 1094       Geren | et al.
Relating to workers' compensation death benefit eligibility for certain spouses of first responders killed in the line of duty.

HB 1151       Thompson, Senfronia
Relating to sexual harassment protection for unpaid interns.

HB 1265       Wu | et al.
Relating to a deceptive act or practice related to an unsolicited advertisement of goods and services sent by mail.

HB 1686       Farney
Relating to excluding a franchisor as an employer of a franchisee or a franchisee's employees.


Discussion of the State auditor's office's report on the Office of Injured Employee Counsel.





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