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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)

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  • 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

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  • SB 862, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 11/8/2011 at 8:21 AM

    Bill Text:   Web Page | PDF
    Analyses:   Community Affairs (Pre-Meeting) 1/20/2012 (pdf)
    Community Affairs (Post-Meeting) 1/23/2012 (pdf)
    Judiciary (Pre-Meeting) 2/17/2012 (pdf)

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 609 (c1) Wage Protection for Employees Goodson Compare Last Action: 3/9/2012 S Died in Community Affairs
    Location: In committee/council (CA)

    Committee Amendments (1)

    Amendment Sponsor Filed Last Committee Action Format
    105770 - Amendment (Delete All)
    Delete everything after the enacting clause and insert:
    9:05 AM
    (Late Filed)
    Web Page

    Committee Votes (1)

    Date Committee Result
    1/23/2012 10:00 AM Community Affairs 8 Yeas - 0 Nays

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