Key Votes

HB 1540 - Prohibits Employees from Suing Co-Workers for Job Injuries - Key Vote

Missouri Key Votes

Chris Kelly voted Yea (Passage) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) -

Title: Prohibits Employees from Suing Co-Workers for Job Injuries

Signed by Governor Jay Nixon
Legislation - Concurrence Vote Passed (House) (123-30) -
Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (Senate) (34-0) -
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (99-47) - (Key vote)

Title: Prohibits Employees from Suing Co-Workers for Job Injuries

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that prohibits an employee from being held liable for a co-worker's job injury.

Highlights:
  • Prohibits an employee from being held liable for the injury or death of a co-worker unless the employee acted in a way that “purposefully and dangerously” caused or increased the risk of injury (Sec. A).
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Prohibits Employees from Suing Co-Workers for Job Injuries

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