Virginia Overtime Wage Act; clarifies term 'employee.' (HB1143)

Introduced By

Del. Kathy Byron (R-Lynchburg) with support from co-patron Del. Carrie Coyner (R-Chesterfield)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Virginia Overtime Wage Act. Provides that for the purposes of the Virginia Overtime Wage Act, the term "employee" does not include certain persons excluded from the definition of "employee" under the federal Fair Labor Standards Act (the federal act). The bill provides that an employer may assert an exemption to the overtime requirement of the Virginia Overtime Wage Act for employees who meet certain exemptions set forth in the federal act. The bill also provides that a public agency, as defined in the federal act, may provide an employee compensatory time off in lieu of overtime compensation, in accordance with the federal act. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/13/2022Presented and ordered printed 22103542D
01/13/2022Referred to Committee on Commerce and Energy
01/25/2022Assigned sub: Subcommittee #1
02/07/2022Impact statement from DPB (HB1143)
02/15/2022Left in Commerce and Energy

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