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SB 820 - Prohibits Non-Disclosure Agreements in Sexual Assault, Harassment, or Discrimination Cases - California Key Vote

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Legislation - Concurrence Vote Passed (Senate) (30-8) - (Key vote)
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Title: Prohibits Non-Disclosure Agreements in Sexual Assault, Harassment, or Discrimination Cases

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Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to concur with house amendments and pass a bill that prohibits Non-Disclosure Agreements in sexual assault, harassment, or discrimination cases.

Highlights:

 

  • Prohibits a court to authorize a Non-Disclosure Agreement be entered into in the following cases, including, but not limited to (Sec. 1):

    • Sexual assault or harassment;

    • Workplace sexual harassment or discrimination; or

    • Retaliation against a person for reporting sexual harassment or discrimination.

  • Specifies that an settlement agreement that shields the identity of the individual claimant reporting a case of sexual assault or harassment may be entered into if requested by the claimant (Sec. 1).

  • Specifies that nothing in this act will prohibit the disclosure of the amount paid out in a settlement claim for sexual assault, harassment, or discrimination (Sec. 1).

Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (House) (56-19) - (Key vote)
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Title: Prohibits Non-Disclosure Agreements in Sexual Assault, Harassment, or Discrimination Cases

Vote Result
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Nay Votes
Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass with amendment a bill that prohibits Non-Disclosure Agreements in sexual assault, harassment, or discrimination cases.

Highlights:

 

  • Prohibits a court to authorize a Non-Disclosure Agreement be entered into in the following cases, including, but not limited to (Sec. 1):

    • Sexual assault or harassment;

    • Workplace sexual harassment or discrimination; or

    • Retaliation against a person for reporting sexual harassment or discrimination.

  • Specifies that an settlement agreement that shields the identity of the individual claimant reporting a case of sexual assault or harassment may be entered into if requested by the claimant (Sec. 1).

  • Specifies that nothing in this act will prohibit the disclosure of the amount paid out in a settlement claim for sexual assault, harassment, or discrimination (Sec. 1).

Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (29-7) -

Title: Prohibits Non-Disclosure Agreements in Sexual Assault, Harassment, or Discrimination Cases

Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Prohibits Non-Disclosure Agreements in Sexual Assault, Harassment, or Discrimination Cases

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