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HB337

Nonpayment of wages; discriminatory actions prohibited.

Status:
In Conference

Latest Action: Feb. 24, 2020
House: VOTE: REJECTED (2-Y 97-N)

Chief Patron:
Cia Price (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

  • 01/01/2020 - House: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20102627D
  • 01/01/2020 - House: Referred to Committee on Labor and Commerce
  • 01/14/2020 - House: Assigned L & C sub: Subcommittee #1
  • 01/28/2020 - House: Subcommittee recommends reporting (7-Y 0-N)
  • 01/29/2020 - House: Impact statement from DPB (HB337)
  • 01/30/2020 - House: Reported from Labor and Commerce (20-Y 1-N)
  • 02/03/2020 - House: Read first time
  • 02/04/2020 - House: Read second time and engrossed
  • 02/05/2020 - House: Read third time and passed House (85-Y 13-N)
  • 02/05/2020 - House: VOTE: Passage (85-Y 13-N)
  • 02/06/2020 - Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed
  • 02/06/2020 - Senate: Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
  • 02/17/2020 - Senate: Reported from Commerce and Labor with amendment (15-Y 0-N)
  • 02/19/2020 - Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N)
  • 02/20/2020 - Senate: Read third time
  • 02/20/2020 - Senate: Reading of amendment waived
  • 02/20/2020 - Senate: Committee amendment agreed to
  • 02/20/2020 - Senate: Engrossed by Senate as amended
  • 02/20/2020 - Senate: Passed Senate with amendment (40-Y 0-N)
  • 02/24/2020 - House: Placed on Calendar
  • 02/24/2020 - House: Senate amendment rejected by House (2-Y 97-N)
  • 02/24/2020 - House: VOTE: REJECTED (2-Y 97-N)

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