H2388B3535A05095 PWK:EJH 04/16/20 #90 A05095
AMENDMENTS TO HOUSE BILL NO. 2388
Sponsor: REPRESENTATIVE BRADFORD
Printer's No. 3535
Amend Bill, page 2, line 5, by inserting before "The"
(a) General rule.--
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(b) Required protection for employees.--All businesses that
receive a waiver and operate under subsection (a) shall also
provide, at minimum, the following protections for an essential
employee:
(1) Additional hazard pay, relative to the employee's
risk of exposure.
(2) Appropriate new personal protective equipment at the
start of every shift. Personal protective equipment shall
include, but not be limited to, gloves and a mask.
(3) A work environment that maximizes the safety of the
employee and the public, including, but not limited to,
social distancing and barriers.
(4) Cleaning areas with adequate soap and water and
breaks to frequently engage in hand washing.
(5) Leave for sickness, which shall be compensated at
the employee's normal wage.
(6) Information by the business if a coworker has been
tested for COVID-19 and the results of those tests when
available.
(c) Violation.--A business operating in this Commonwealth
under a waiver under subsection (a) that violates any
requirement under subsection (b) shall be immediately closed and
may not be permitted to reopen until the business is in
compliance.
(d) Definitions.--The following words and phrases when used
in this section shall have the meanings given to them in this
subsection unless the context clearly indicates otherwise:
"Essential employee." An employee of a business who is
required by the employee's employer to report to work at a
physical location.
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