Introduced Version




Citations Affected: IC 22-5-4-1.

Synopsis: Employee tobacco use incentives. Permits an employer to implement financial incentives allowed under federal law related to an employee's use of tobacco.

Effective: July 1, 2006.


    January 9, 2006, read first time and referred to Committee on Tax and Fiscal Policy.


Second Regular Session 114th General Assembly (2006)

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    A BILL FOR AN ACT to amend the Indiana Code concerning labor and safety.

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Indiana:

SOURCE: IC 22-5-4-1; (06)IN0117.1.1. -->     SECTION 1. IC 22-5-4-1 IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2006]: Sec. An employer may not:
        (1) require, as a condition of employment, an employee or prospective employee to refrain from using; or
        (2) discriminate against an employee with respect to:
            (A) the employee's compensation and benefits, except as allowed under the federal Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (P.L.104-191); or
            (B) terms and conditions of employment;
        based on the employee's use of;
tobacco products outside the course of the employee's or prospective employee's employment.