HB1201 (2018) Detail

Relative to an employee's earned but unused vacation time.


HB 1201 - AS AMENDED BY THE HOUSE

 

15Mar2018... 0274h

2018 SESSION

18-2502

04/06

 

HOUSE BILL HB 1201

 

AN ACT relative to an employee's earned but unused vacation time.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. Renzullo, Hills. 37; Rep. Cahill, Rock. 17

 

COMMITTEE: Labor, Industrial and Rehabilitative Services

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill requires an employer to pay its employees for earned but unused vacation time.

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

15Mar2018... 0274h 18-2502

04/06

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Eighteen

 

AN ACT relative to an employee's earned but unused vacation time.

 

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

 

1  New Section; Day's Work; Days of Rest; Vacation Time.  Amend RSA 275 by inserting after section 35 the following new section:

275:35-a  Vacation Time.  

I.  An employer not operating under a collective bargaining agreement that offers paid vacation time to its employees shall comply with the following:

(a)  Inform employees of any policy regarding accrual or use of vacation time and any limits on accrual or use.

(b)  Provide a means through which vacation time requests and approvals are processed.

(c)  Provide employees with an accounting of vacation hours used and vacation hours remaining on the employee's pay statement.

II.  If, upon reaching the employee's date of hire anniversary or the end of annual vacation time accrual period, an employee has vacation hours in excess of the accrual limit, the employer shall grant the employee an additional 90 days in which to use the excess vacation hours.  The accrual of vacation hours shall continue during this period.  

III.  If the employee was unable to schedule time off due to the needs of the business, the employer shall pay the employee for any unused vacation hours up to the maximum accrued vacation hours limit established in company policy.  

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

Links

HB1201 at GenCourtMobile

Action Dates

Date Body Type
Jan. 10, 2018 House Hearing
Feb. 21, 2018 House Exec Session
House Floor Vote
March 6, 2018 House Floor Vote
March 15, 2018 House Floor Vote
April 17, 2018 Senate Hearing
April 26, 2018 Senate Floor Vote

Bill Text Revisions

HB1201 Revision: 3271 Date: March 15, 2018, 11:30 a.m.
HB1201 Revision: 1905 Date: Nov. 7, 2017, 1:22 p.m.

Docket

Date Status
Jan. 3, 2018 Introduced 01/03/2018 and referred to Labor, Industrial and Rehabilitative Services HJ 1 P. 3
Jan. 10, 2018 Public Hearing: 01/10/2018 10:00 AM LOB 307
Feb. 21, 2018 Executive Session: 02/21/2018 11:00 AM LOB 307
March 6, 2018 Majority Committee Report: Inexpedient to Legislate for 03/06/2018 (Vote 12-9; RC) HC 9 P. 60
Majority Committee Report: Inexpedient to Legislate (Vote 12-9; RC)
Minority Committee Report: Ought to Pass with Amendment # 2018-0274h
March 6, 2018 Suspend House Rule 65 (Reps. Hinch, Shurtleff): MA VV by necessary two-thirds vote 03/06/2018 HJ 6 P. 125
Special Order to 3/15/2018 Without Objection HJ 7 P. 49
March 15, 2018 Inexpedient to Legislate: MF DV 159-162 03/15/2018 HJ 8 P. 18
March 15, 2018 Minority Amendment # 2018-0274h (Rep. White): AA DV 201-120 03/15/2018 HJ 8 P. 19
March 15, 2018 Ought to Pass with Amendment 0274h: MA RC 192-139 03/15/2018 HJ 8 P. 19
March 21, 2018 Introduced 03/21/2018 and Referred to Commerce; SJ 10
April 17, 2018 Hearing: 04/17/2018, Room 100, SH, 02:15 pm; SC 16
April 26, 2018 Committee Report: Inexpedient to Legislate, 04/26/2018; SC 18
April 26, 2018 Inexpedient to Legislate, MA, VV === BILL KILLED ===; 04/26/2018; SJ 14