Bill Text - HB1185 (2016)

Relative to breaks for hourly employees.


Revision: Dec. 14, 2015, midnight

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HB 1185 - AS INTRODUCED

 

2016 SESSION

\t16-2022

\t06/09

 

HOUSE BILL\t1185

 

AN ACT\trelative to breaks for hourly employees.

 

SPONSORS:\tRep. Potucek, Rock. 6

 

COMMITTEE:\tLabor, Industrial and Rehabilitative Services

 

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ANALYSIS

 

\tThis bill removes the requirement of mandatory lunch breaks for hourly employees.

 

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Explanation:\tMatter added to current law appears in bold italics.

\t\tMatter removed from current law appears [in brackets and struckthrough.]

\t\tMatter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

\t16-2022

\t06/09

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Sixteen

 

AN ACT\trelative to breaks for hourly employees.

 

Be it Enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court convened:

 

\t1  Lunch or Eating Period  Amend RSA 275:30-a to read as follows:

\t275:30-a  Lunch or Eating Period.  An employer [may not require] shall permit an employee [to work] who works more than 5 consecutive hours [without granting him] to take a 1/2 hour lunch or eating period[, except if it is feasible for the employee to eat during the performance of his work, and the employer permits him to do so].

\t2  Effective Date.  This act shall take effect 60 days after its passage.

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