On Feb. 28, 2013 the Ontario Legislature passed second reading of my private members’ bill, Bill 12: Jayesh’s Law (Worker Safety at Service Stations, 2013).
I first introduced Jayesh’s Law in the wake of the tragic 2012 death of Toronto gas station attendant Jayesh Prajapati. He has been working to find ways to stop these “Gas-and-Dash” incidents.
Jayesh’s Law would offer greater protections for gas station workers by:
Jayesh’s Law has gained widespread support among organizations and law enforcement agencies across the province, including: Ontario Association of Chiefs of Police, Toronto Chief of Police William (Bill) Blair, Toronto Police Services Board, York Region Police Chief Eric Jolliffe, York Region Police Services Board, Hamilton Chief of Police Glenn De Caire, Hamilton Police Services Board, CAA (Canadian Automobile Association), and Oshawa City Council.
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