Nonpayment of wages; defense of contractor. (SB538)

Introduced By

Sen. Mark Peake (R-Lynchburg)

Progress

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

Description

Nonpayment of wages; defense of contractor. Provides that a contractor, regardless of tier, has a valid defense to a claim for nonpayment of wages if he obtains a written certification from the subcontractor stating that (i) the subcontractor and each of his sub-subcontractors has paid all employees all wages due for the period during which the wages are claimed for the work performed on the project and (ii) to the subcontractor's knowledge, all sub-subcontractors below the subcontractor, regardless of tier, have similarly paid their employees all such wages. Read the Bill »

Status

01/12/2022: Awaiting a Vote in the Judiciary Committee

History

DateAction
01/12/2022Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/22 22102773D
01/12/2022Referred to Committee on the Judiciary

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