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SB48

Nonpayment of wages; discriminatory actions prohibited.

Status:
Passed

Latest Action: Feb. 25, 2020
Senate: House amendment agreed to by Senate (39-Y 1-N)

Chief Patron:
Lionell Spruill, Sr (D)

Session:
2020 Regular Session

Summary

As introduced. Nonpayment of wages; discriminatory actions prohibited.

Prohibits an employer from discharging or otherwise discriminating against an employee because such employee has filed any complaint or instituted or caused to be instituted any proceeding related to the failure to pay wages, or has testified or is about to testify in any such proceeding. The measure authorizes the Commissioner of Labor and Industry to institute proceedings against an employer who has taken such prohibited discriminatory action. Available remedies include reinstatement of the employee, recovery of lost wages, and liquidated damages. (Less)
  • Bill History

  • 11/18/2019 - Senate: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20100693D
  • 11/18/2019 - Senate: Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
  • 01/27/2020 - Senate: Impact statement from DPB (SB48)
  • 02/03/2020 - Senate: Reported from Commerce and Labor (14-Y 0-N)
  • 02/03/2020 - Senate: Rereferred to Finance and Appropriations
  • 02/06/2020 - Senate: Reported from Finance and Appropriations with amendment (16-Y 0-N)
  • 02/10/2020 - Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (36-Y 0-N)
  • 02/11/2020 - Senate: Read second time
  • 02/11/2020 - Senate: Reading of amendment waived
  • 02/11/2020 - Senate: Committee amendment agreed to
  • 02/11/2020 - Senate: Engrossed by Senate as amended SB48E
  • 02/11/2020 - Senate: Printed as engrossed 20100693D-E
  • 02/11/2020 - Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
  • 02/11/2020 - Senate: Passed Senate (39-Y 0-N)
  • 02/11/2020 - Senate: Reconsideration of passage agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N)
  • 02/11/2020 - Senate: Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
  • 02/14/2020 - House: Placed on Calendar
  • 02/14/2020 - House: Read first time
  • 02/14/2020 - House: Referred to Committee on Labor and Commerce
  • 02/18/2020 - House: Reported from Labor and Commerce with amendment (14-Y 7-N)
  • 02/20/2020 - House: Read second time
  • 02/21/2020 - Senate: Impact statement from DPB (SB48E)
  • 02/21/2020 - House: Read third time
  • 02/21/2020 - House: Committee amendment agreed to
  • 02/21/2020 - House: Engrossed by House as amended
  • 02/21/2020 - House: Passed House with amendment (68-Y 29-N)
  • 02/21/2020 - House: VOTE: Passage (68-Y 29-N)
  • 02/25/2020 - Senate: House amendment agreed to by Senate (39-Y 1-N)

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