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Full Text of SB1296  100th General Assembly


Sen. Toi W. Hutchinson

Filed: 3/10/2017





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2    AMENDMENT NO. ______. Amend Senate Bill 1296 on page 2, by
3inserting immediately below line 25 the following:
4    ""Construction industry" means any constructing, altering,
5reconstructing, repairing, rehabilitating, refinishing,
6refurbishing, remodeling, remediating, renovating, custom
7fabricating, maintenance, landscaping, improving, wrecking,
8painting, decorating, demolishing, or adding to or subtracting
9from any building, structure, highway, roadway, street,
10bridge, alley, sewer, ditch, sewage disposal plant,
11waterworks, parking facility, railroad, excavation or other
12structure, project, development, real property, or
13improvement, or to do any part thereof, whether or not the
14performance of the work herein described involves the addition
15to or fabrication into, any structure, project, development,
16real property, or improvement herein described of any material
17or article of merchandise. "Construction industry" also



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1includes moving construction related materials on the job site
2or to or from the job site, snow plowing, snow removal, and
3refuse collection."; and
4on page 4, line 12, by replacing "maximum" with "minimum"; and
5on page 6, line 4, by inserting after the period: "Paid sick
6days under this Act shall not be charged or otherwise credited
7to employee vacation or paid time off accounts."; and
8on page 9, by replacing lines 16 through 20 with the following:
9    "(n) Nothing in this Section shall be deemed to interfere
10with, impede, or in any way diminish the right of employees to
11bargain collectively with their employers through
12representatives of their own choosing in order to establish
13wages or other conditions of work in excess of the applicable
14minimum standards of the provisions of this Act. Nothing in
15this Section shall be deemed to affect the validity or change
16the terms of bona fide collective bargaining agreements in
17force on the effective date of this Act. After the effective
18date of this Act, requirements of this Section may be waived in
19a bona fide collective bargaining agreement, but only if the
20waiver is set forth explicitly in such agreement in clear and
21unambiguous terms. In no event shall this Section apply to any
22employee working in the construction industry who is covered by



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1a bona fide collective bargaining agreement.".