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CS/SB 1216: Employers and Employees

GENERAL BILL by Criminal Justice ; Bradley

Employers and Employees; Providing jurisdiction of county courts over wage theft civil actions; providing a definition for the term “wage theft”; creating a civil cause of action for wage theft; providing the procedure for filing of a civil action for wage theft; requiring a claimant to notify the employer of the employee’s intention to initiate a civil action; authorizing a county, municipality, or political subdivision to establish a process by which a claim may be filed, etc.

Effective Date: Upon becoming a law
Last Action: 5/3/2013 Senate - Died on Calendar
Location: On Special Order Calendar
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Criminal Justice (CJ)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
2/27/2013 Senate • Filed
3/1/2013 Senate • Referred to Criminal Justice; Judiciary; Commerce and Tourism; Appropriations -SJ 90
3/5/2013 Senate • Introduced -SJ 90
3/6/2013 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Criminal Justice, 03/11/13, 3:30 pm, 37 Senate Office Building --Not Considered
3/13/2013 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Criminal Justice, 03/18/13, 1:00 pm, 37 Senate Office Building --Temporarily Postponed
3/27/2013 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Criminal Justice, 04/01/13, 12:15 pm, 37 Senate Office Building
4/1/2013 Senate • CS by Criminal Justice; YEAS 5 NAYS 1 -SJ 279
4/2/2013 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
4/3/2013 Senate • Original reference(s) removed: Commerce and Tourism
• Remaining references corrected to Judiciary; Appropriations -SJ 290
• Now in Judiciary -SJ 279
• CS by Criminal Justice read 1st time -SJ 286
4/30/2013 Senate • Withdrawn from Judiciary; Appropriations -SJ 881
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading
• Placed on Special Order Calendar, 05/02/13
5/2/2013 Senate • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 05/03/13
5/3/2013 Senate • Died on Calendar