Willful failure to pay wages. (SB324)

Introduced By

Sen. Adam Ebbin (D-Alexandria)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Willful failure to pay wages. Provides that an employer who willfully and with intent to defraud fails or refuses to pay wages to more than one employee is guilty of a Class 6 felony with regard to each such employee if the value of the wages earned and not paid to each such employee is $10,000 or more. The measure also allows wages owed to more than one employee to be aggregated in determining whether a willful failure to pay wages is a misdemeanor or a felony. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/08/2016Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/16 16100807D
01/08/2016Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
01/14/2016Impact statement from VCSC (SB324)
01/25/2016Impact statement from DPB (SB324)
01/25/2016Passed by indefinitely in Commerce and Labor (13-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: HB1150.