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2017 House Bill 5235: Revise employer wage regulations
Introduced by Rep. Steve Marino (R) on November 8, 2017
To prescribe details of the deadlines by which employers must pay employees who earn wages paid on a regular monthly basis. Current law requires wages to be paid on the last day of the monthly pay period, and under the bill employers would have 16 extra days to process their payroll.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the House Commerce and Trade Committee on November 8, 2017
Reported in the House on January 16, 2018
With the recommendation that the substitute (H-1) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Amendment offered by Rep. Erika Geiss (D) on February 14, 2018
To require employers who change a monthly pay period to notify employees in writing or by email, and a post a notice in the workplace.
The amendment failed by voice vote in the House on February 14, 2018
Amendment offered by Rep. Steve Marino (R) on February 14, 2018
To give employers an extra 9 days instead of 16 days to process monthly payroll.
The amendment passed by voice vote in the House on February 14, 2018
Passed 70 to 39 in the House on February 15, 2018.
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To prescribe details of the deadlines by which employers must pay employees who earn wages paid on a regular monthly basis. Current law requires wages to be paid on the last day of the monthly pay period, and under the bill employers would have 9 extra days to process their payroll.
Received in the Senate on February 20, 2018
Referred to the Senate Commerce Committee on February 20, 2018
Reported in the Senate on May 3, 2018
With the recommendation that the bill pass.
Passed 37 to 0 in the Senate on May 16, 2018.
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To prescribe details of the deadlines by which employers must pay employees who earn wages paid on a regular monthly basis. Current law requires wages to be paid on the last day of the monthly pay period, and under the bill employers would have 15 extra days to process their payroll.
Received in the House on May 22, 2018
Passed 70 to 38 in the House on May 22, 2018.
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To concur with the Senate-passed version of the bill.

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