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House passes whistle-blower bill

The Dominion Post

CHARLESTON — The House of Delegates passed its first bill of the session on Feb. 15.

HB 2006 is a bipartisan bill to toughen protections in the state Whistle-Blower Law.

The bill raises the maximum fine for an employer who breaks the law from $500 to $5,000. The person who violates the law would be personally liable for the fine.

It passed 98-0 and goes to the Senate.

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