Nonpayment of wages; discriminatory actions prohibited. (HB337)

Introduced By

Del. Cia Price (D-Newport News) with support from co-patron Del. Kaye Kory (D-Falls Church)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

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. This bill is identical to SB 48. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
01/01/2020Committee
01/01/2020Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20102627D
01/01/2020Referred to Committee on Labor and Commerce
01/14/2020Assigned L & C sub: Subcommittee #1
01/28/2020Subcommittee recommends reporting (7-Y 0-N)
01/29/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB337)
01/30/2020Reported from Labor and Commerce (20-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
02/03/2020Read first time
02/04/2020Read second time and engrossed
02/05/2020Read third time and passed House (85-Y 13-N)
02/05/2020VOTE: Passage (85-Y 13-N) (see vote tally)
02/06/2020Constitutional reading dispensed
02/06/2020Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
02/17/2020Reported from Commerce and Labor with amendment (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/19/2020Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/20/2020Read third time
02/20/2020Reading of amendment waived
02/20/2020Committee amendment agreed to
02/20/2020Engrossed by Senate as amended
02/20/2020Passed Senate with amendment (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/24/2020Placed on Calendar
02/24/2020Senate amendment rejected by House (2-Y 97-N)
02/24/2020VOTE: REJECTED (2-Y 97-N) (see vote tally)
02/26/2020Senate insisted on amendment (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/26/2020Senate requested conference committee
02/27/2020House acceded to request
02/27/2020Conferees appointed by House
02/27/2020Delegates: Price, Bourne, Ware
03/02/2020Conferees appointed by Senate
03/02/2020Senators: Spruill, Lewis, Obenshain
03/05/2020C Amended by conference committee
03/05/2020Conference report agreed to by House (62-Y 37-N)
03/05/2020VOTE: Adoption (62-Y 37-N) (see vote tally)
03/07/2020Conference report agreed to by Senate (30-Y 10-N) (see vote tally)
03/18/2020Enrolled
03/18/2020Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB337ER)
03/18/2020Signed by President
03/19/2020Signed by Speaker
03/20/2020Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on March 20, 2020
03/20/2020G Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 11, 2020
03/23/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB337ER)
04/09/2020G Approved by Governor-Chapter 950 (effective 7/1/20)
04/09/2020G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0950)

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