SB 629 Establishes the Missouri Healthy Workplace Recognition Program
Sponsor: Dempsey
LR Number: 3572S.01P Fiscal Note: 3572-01P.ORG
Committee: Financial and Governmental Organizations and Elections
Last Action: 4/7/2010 - HCS Voted Do Pass H Health Care Policy Committee Journal Page:
Title: Calendar Position:
Effective Date: August 28, 2010

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SB 629 - This act requires the Governor's Council on Physical Fitness and Health to develop the Missouri Healthy Workplace Recognition Program for the purpose of granting official state recognition to employers with more than fifty employees for excellence in promoting health, wellness, and prevention. The criteria for awarding such recognition shall include at a minimum whether the employer offers workplace wellness programs, incentives for healthier lifestyles, opportunities for active community involvement and exercise, and encouragement of well visits with health care providers. This program has a six-year sunset clause.

This act is substantially similar to HCS/SB 147 (2009).

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