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SB 982: Wage Protection for Employees


Wage Protection for Employees; Cites this act as the "Florida Wage Protection Act." Provides legislative findings. Prohibits a county, municipality, or political subdivision of the state from adopting a wage theft ordinance or regulation that exceeds certain state and federal laws. Preempts such activities to the state.

Effective Date: 7/1/2011
Last Action: 5/7/2011 Senate - Died on Calendar
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Community Affairs (CA)

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
2/10/2011 Senate • Filed
2/17/2011 Senate • Referred to Community Affairs; Judiciary; Governmental Oversight and Accountability -SJ 75
3/8/2011 Senate • Introduced -SJ 75
3/29/2011 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Community Affairs, 04/04/11, 1:00 pm, 412 Knott Building
4/4/2011 Senate • Favorable by Community Affairs; YEAS 7 NAYS 1 -SJ 323
• Now in Judiciary -SJ 323
4/20/2011 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Judiciary, 04/25/11, 9:45 am, 110 Senate Office Building --Not Considered
5/3/2011 Senate • Withdrawn from Judiciary -SJ 725
• Now in Governmental Oversight and Accountability
• Withdrawn from Governmental Oversight and Accountability -SJ 725
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading
5/7/2011 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died on Calendar