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SB 862: Wage Protection for Employees


Wage Protection for Employees; Prohibiting a county, municipality, or political subdivision from adopting or maintaining in effect a law, ordinance, or rule that creates requirements, regulations, or processes for the purpose of addressing wage theft; preempting such activities to the state; defining the term “wage theft”, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2012
Last Action: 3/9/2012 Senate - Died in Judiciary
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Community Affairs (CA)
  2. Judiciary (JU)
  3. Governmental Oversight and Accountability (GO)

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
11/8/2011 Senate • Filed
12/6/2011 Senate • Referred to Community Affairs; Judiciary; Governmental Oversight and Accountability -SJ 72
1/10/2012 Senate • Introduced -SJ 72
1/18/2012 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Community Affairs, 01/23/12, 10:00 am, 412 Knott Building
1/23/2012 Senate • Favorable by Community Affairs; YEAS 8 NAYS 0 -SJ 264
• Now in Judiciary -SJ 264
2/15/2012 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Judiciary, 02/20/12, 10:30 am, 110 Senate Office Building -- Amendments Adopted -Temporarily Postponed
3/9/2012 Senate • Died in Judiciary