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SB 2106: Tipped Employees

GENERAL BILL by Commerce and Tourism

Tipped Employees; Authorizing an employer to elect to guarantee that all tipped employees receive a wage, including tips, equal to a minimum percentage of the state minimum wage; requiring that the employer make the election in writing and prominently display it in the employer’s premises; providing that the employer is subject to civil actions and fines if the employer fails to pay a tipped employee the wage guaranteed under the act or engages in any discriminatory or retaliatory action; providing that the act does not affect the employer’s obligation to comply with the federal Fair Labor Standards Act, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2012
Last Action: 3/9/2012 Senate - Died in Regulated Industries
Location: In committee/council (RI)
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Commerce and Tourism (CM)
  2. Regulated Industries (RI)

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
2/8/2012 Senate SPB 7210 submitted as a committee bill (SB 2106) by Commerce and Tourism
• Filed
2/13/2012 Senate • Referred to Commerce and Tourism; Regulated Industries -SJ 501
• Introduced -SJ 501
2/14/2012 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Commerce and Tourism, 02/16/12, 8:30 am, 401 Senate Office Building
2/16/2012 Senate • Favorable by Commerce and Tourism; YEAS 5 NAYS 1 -SJ 523
• Now in Regulated Industries -SJ 523
3/9/2012 Senate • Died in Regulated Industries