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Maine Bill Prohibiting Employer Discrimination Regarding Reproductive Health Care (LD 1003)

This law was last updated on May 12, 2015


This law is Pro–Choice

State

Maine

Number

LD 1003

Status

Failed to Pass

Proposed

Mar 19, 2015

Sponsors

Primary Sponsors: 5
Co-sponsors: 5
Total Sponsors: 10

Full Bill Text

legislature.maine.gov

LD 1003 would protect employees and employment applicants from discrimination based on an employer’s beliefs about a particular drug, device or medical service. It would also prohibit an employer from obtaining or inquiring about information about an employee’s or an employee’s dependent’s reproductive health decisions, including but not limited to a decision to use a particular drug, device or medical service, without the employee’s prior informed affirmative written consent.

The bill would prohibit employers from taking any adverse employment action against an employee based on the use of any particular drug, device or medical service related to the employee’s or the employee’s dependent’s reproductive health decisions.

STATUS

Passed the House on March 19 but died in the Senate.


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