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HB 2676 - Establishes Penalties For Agriculture Health And Safety Violations - California Key Vote

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Title: Establishes Penalties For Agriculture Health And Safety Violations

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Title: Increases Penalties For Agriculture Health And Safety Violations

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that establishes penalties for health and safety violations committed by agricultural directors or supervisors against agricultural employees.

Highlights:

  • Requires any individual who directs or supervises an agricultural employee in outdoor work to supply “ready” access to shade and “suitably cool” potable drinking water of at least 1 quart per hour per employee (Sec. 1).
  • Classifies a violation of this bill that does not result in the injury of an agricultural employee as a misdemeanor, with the following penalties (Sec. 1):
    • Up to 6 months in county jail;
    • A fine of up to $10,000; or
    • Both.
  • Classifies a violation of this bill that results in the injury of an agricultural employee as a misdemeanor, with the following penalties (Sec. 1):
    • Up to 1 year in county jail;
    • A fine of up to $25,000; or
    • Both.

See How Your Politicians Voted

Title: Increases Penalties For Agriculture Health And Safety Violations

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that establishes penalties for health and safety violations committed by agricultural directors or supervisors against agricultural employees.

Highlights:

  • Requires any individual who directs or supervises an agricultural employee in outdoor work to supply “ready” access to shade and “suitably cool” potable drinking water of at least 1 quart per hour per employee (Sec. 1).
  • Classifies a violation of this bill that does not result in the injury of an agricultural employee as a misdemeanor, with the following penalties (Sec. 1):
    • Up to 6 months in county jail;
    • A fine of up to $10,000; or
    • Both.
  • Classifies a violation of this bill that results in the injury of an agricultural employee as a misdemeanor, with the following penalties (Sec. 1):
    • Up to 1 year in county jail;
    • A fine of up to $25,000; or
    • Both.

Title: Increases Penalties For Agriculture Health And Safety Violations

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