House Bill 540

Last Action 02/14/24: to Committee on Committees (H)
Title AN ACT relating to leave from employment.
Bill Documents Introduced
Fiscal Impact Statement Local Mandate
Bill Request Number 1105
Sponsor R. Roarx
Summary of Original Version Amend KRS 337.415, relating to court-ordered appearances by employees, to define terms; prohibit employers from discharging or retaliating against an employee who is a crime victim when the employee takes leave to attend proceedings associated with a crime; require an employee to give an employer reasonable notice to take leave when practicable; provide guidelines for use of paid leave; require the employer to maintain confidentiality of records and communication with employee crime victim; create a private right of action for improper discharge, discrimination, retaliation, and failing to maintain confidentiality; amend KRS 337.990 to establish penalties for employer violations.
Index Headings of Original Version Crime Victims - Leave from employment for court appearances
Labor and Industry - Crime victims, leave from employment
Civil Rights - Crime victims, leave from employment
Personnel and Employment - Crime victims, leave from employment
Local Mandate - Crime victims, leave from employment


  • introduced in House
  • to Committee on Committees (H)

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