CROTTY, CURRY,JULIE, DART, FEIGENHOLTZ, GASH, HAMOS, HANNIG,
LANG, MCGUIRE, MCKEON, MOORE,ANDREA, O'BRIEN, RONEN,
SCOTT, SHARP, SILVA, STROGER, GRANBERG, SCULLY, DAVIS,STEVE,
KENNER, FRITCHEY, GARRETT, JONES,SHIRLEY, LOPEZ,
BRADLEY AND PUGH.
EQUAL PAY ACT OF 1999
Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
Creates the Equal Pay Act of 1999. Provides that no employer
shall discriminate between employees on the basis of sex by paying
wages solely on the basis of the employee's gender. Provides that no
employer may retaliatorily discharge or discriminate against an
employee on the basis of the employee's use of the Act and provides
for certain penalties for violations of the Act, including a Class B
misdemeanor for retaliatory discharge or discrimination by the
employer. Provides that the Director of Labor shall administer and
enforce the Act and grants the Director of Labor specified authority
to carry out the administration and enforcement of the Act. Provides
that every employer subject to the Act shall preserve specified
records for a period of not less than 3 years. Provides that every
employer covered by this Act shall post and keep posted a notice
summarizing the requirements of this Act. Provides that the Department
of Labor shall conduct ongoing outreach and education efforts
concerning this Act.
BALANCED BUDGET NOTE (Bureau of the Budget)
Since this House Bill is not a supplemental appropriation bill,
the Balanced Budget Note Act is inapplicable.
HOUSING AFFORDABILITY NOTE (Housing Development Authority)
This bill will have no fiscal effect on the cost of construct-
ing, purchasing, owning or selling a single-family residence.
FISCAL NOTE (Department of Central Management Services)
There is no fiscal impact expected on DCMS.
FISCAL NOTE, H-AM 1 (Dept. of Central Management Services)
Same as previous fiscal DCMS note.
STATE MANDATES NOTE, H-AM 1
(Department of Commerce and Community Affairs)
Creates a local gov't. organization and structure mandate for
which no State reimbursement is required.
HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1.
Makes specified violations of the Act petty offenses (rather than
Class B misdemeanors).
Last action on Bill: SESSION SINE DIE
Last action date: 01-01-09
Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE - 1 SENATE - 0
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