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 Bill Status of HB0127  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  LOW-WAGE EMPLOYER-RECOUP COSTS

House Sponsors
Rep. Michael Halpin, Lindsey LaPointe and Suzanne Ness

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  3/27/2021HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act


Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Low-Wage Employer Cost Recoupment Act. Directs the Department of Labor to impose a surcharge upon employers that pay employees wages that are less than the amount that would disqualify a single person from being eligible for federal Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program benefits. Imposes a surcharge in an amount equal to the annual value of the amount of federal Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program benefits for which a single person would be eligible multiplied by the number of employees whose wages do not disqualify a person from eligibility for federal Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program benefits. Effective immediately.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  1/13/2021HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Michael Halpin
  1/14/2021HouseFirst Reading
  1/14/2021HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  1/19/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Lindsey LaPointe
  2/18/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Suzanne Ness
  2/23/2021HouseAssigned to Labor & Commerce Committee
  3/5/2021HouseTo Wage Policy & Study Subcommittee
  3/27/2021HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

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