PA Bill Number: HB79
Title: In the State System of Higher Education, further providing for definitions and for powers and duties of councils of trustees.
Description: In the State System of Higher Education, further providing for definitions and for powers and duties of councils of trustees. ...
Last Action: Removed from table
Last Action Date: May 24, 2023
This is a product liability bill that involves criminal penalties with vague language that would potentially shut down 'ALL' firearms manufacturers and/or the sale of firearms.
Title: Hide No Harm Act of 2015
Subject: Business ethics: Civil actions and liability: Employment discrimination and employee rights: Product safety and quality: Worker safety and health: Crime and law enforcement
Description: Hide No Harm Act of 2015 This bill amends the federal criminal code to make it a crime for a business entity or business executive to knowingly conceal information about its business practices or products that pose an imminent risk of death or serious physical injury to consumers and workplace danger. Specific requirements are set forth for what a business entity or business executive must do after acquiring knowledge of a serious danger associated with its business practices or products. If such an entity or executive fails to warn affected employees and other individuals of a serious danger, they are subject to a fine and/or prison term of five years. The bill makes it unlawful to knowingly discriminate or retaliate against an employee (i.e., a whistleblower) who warns other agencies or individuals of a serious danger associated with a product or service.
Session: 114th Congress
Last Action: Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
Last Action Date: October 6, 2015
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2 sponsors: Richard Blumenthal (D); Robert Casey (D)
|Senate||Oct 6 2015||Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.|
|Introduced||Oct 14 2015||federal bill text||bill text|
|There are no amendments to this bill at this time|
Committee Name: Judiciary
There have not been any votes on this bill
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