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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)

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  • 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    5/3/2011 Senate • Withdrawn from Judiciary -SJ 725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    • Withdrawn from Governmental Oversight and Accountability -SJ 725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    5/7/2011 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration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

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  • SB 982, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 2/10/2011 at 1:03 PM

    Bill Text:   Web Page | PDF
    Analyses:   Community Affairs (Pre-Meeting) 4/1/2011 (pdf)
    Community Affairs (Post-Meeting) 4/4/2011 (pdf)
    Judiciary (Pre-Meeting) 4/22/2011 (pdf)

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 241 (e1) Wage Protection Goodson Similar Last Action: 5/7/2011 S Died in Messages
    Location: In messages from House

    Committee Amendments (1)

    Amendment Sponsor Filed Last Committee Action Format
    738430 - Amendment
    Delete line 34 and insert:
    10:45 AM
    Web Page

    Floor Amendments (1)

    Amendment Sponsor Filed Last Floor Action Format
    128472 - Amendment (Delete All)
    Delete everything after the enacting clause and insert:
    Norman 5/6/2011
    10:35 AM
    Web Page

    Committee Votes (1)

    Date Committee Result
    4/4/2011 1:00 PM Community Affairs 7 Yeas - 1 Nays

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