Bill Details - HB346 (2017)

HB 346 - AS INTRODUCED

 

 

2017 SESSION

17-0748

06/04

 

HOUSE BILL 346

 

AN ACT relative to the payment of wages to an employee.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. Brewster, Merr. 21

 

COMMITTEE: Labor, Industrial and Rehabilitative Services

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill requires that suitable arrangements for cashing pay checks be made between the employer and the financial institution.

 

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Explanation: Matter added to current law appears in bold italics.

Matter removed from current law appears [in brackets and struckthrough.]

Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

17-0748

06/04

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Seventeen

 

AN ACT relative to the payment of wages to an employee.

 

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

 

1  Payment of Wages; Weekly.  Amend RSA 275:43, I(e) to read as follows:

(e)  With checks on a financial institution convenient to the place of employment where suitable arrangements between the employer and the financial institution are made for the cashing of such checks by employees for the full amount of the wages due; provided, however, that if an employer elects to pay employees as specified in subparagraphs (b), (c), or (d), the employer shall offer employees the option of being paid as specified in subparagraph (e), and further provided that all wages in the nature of health and welfare fund or pension fund contributions required pursuant to a health and welfare fund trust agreement, pension fund trust agreement, collective bargaining agreement, or other agreement adopted for the benefit of employees and agreed to by the employer shall be paid by every such employer within 30 days of the date of demand for such payment, the payment to be made to the administrator or other designated official of the applicable health and welfare or pension trust fund.

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

Docket

Date Status
Jan. 5, 2017 Introduced 01/05/2017 and referred to Labor, Industrial and Rehabilitative Services HJ 3 P. 9
Jan. 25, 2017 Public Hearing: 01/25/2017 02:00 PM LOB 307
Feb. 7, 2017 Executive Session: 02/07/2017 11:00 AM LOB 307
Feb. 15, 2017 Committee Report: Inexpedient to Legislate for 02/15/2017 (Vote 20-0; CC) HC 11 P. 12
Feb. 15, 2017 Inexpedient to Legislate: MA VV 02/15/2017 HJ 7 P. 16

Action Dates

Date Body Type
Jan. 25, 2017 House Hearing
Feb. 7, 2017 House Exec Session
Feb. 15, 2017 House Floor Vote

Bill Text Revisions

HB346 Revision: 420 Date: Jan. 30, 2017, 10:04 a.m.