HB1246 (2018) Detail

Relative to the minimum hourly rate for tipped employees.


HB 1246 - AS INTRODUCED

 

 

2018 SESSION

18-2240

04/06

 

HOUSE BILL 1246

 

AN ACT relative to the minimum hourly rate for tipped employees.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. Cilley, Straf. 4; Rep. Murray, Rock. 24; Rep. Read, Rock. 17; Sen. Hennessey, Dist 5; Sen. Watters, Dist 4; Sen. Feltes, Dist 15; Sen. Fuller Clark, Dist 21

 

COMMITTEE: Labor, Industrial and Rehabilitative Services

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill increases the minimum hourly rate for tipped employees.

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

18-2240

04/06

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Eighteen

 

AN ACT relative to the minimum hourly rate for tipped employees.

 

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

 

1  Minimum Wage Law; Minimum Hourly Rate.  Amend the introductory paragraph in RSA 279:21 to read as follows:

279:21  Minimum Hourly Rate.  Unless otherwise provided by statute, no person, firm, or corporation shall employ any employee at an hourly rate lower than that set forth in the federal minimum wage law, as amended.  Tipped employees of a restaurant, hotel, motel, inn or cabin, or ballroom who customarily and regularly receive more than $30 a month in tips directly from the customers will receive a base rate from the employer of not less than [45 percent of the applicable minimum wage] $3.27.  The base rate shall increase by $1 per hour commencing January 1, 2019, and shall equal the state or federal minimum wage, whichever is higher, commencing January 1, 2020.  If an employee shows to the satisfaction of the commissioner that the actual amount of wages received at the end of each pay period did not equal the minimum wage for all hours worked, the employer shall pay the employee the difference to guarantee the applicable minimum wage.  Tips received by employees shall be in addition to, and not a component of, the minimum hourly wage.  The limitations imposed hereby shall be subject to the following exceptions:

2  Effective Date.  This act shall take effect upon its passage.

Links

HB1246 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

Bill Text Revisions

HB1246 Revision: 1910 Date: Nov. 7, 2017, 2:50 p.m.

Docket

Date Status
Jan. 3, 2018 Introduced 01/03/2018 and referred to Labor, Industrial and Rehabilitative Services HJ 1 P. 4
Jan. 10, 2018 Public Hearing: 01/10/2018 11:00 AM LOB 307
Feb. 21, 2018 Subcommittee Work Session: 02/21/2018 10:00 AM LOB 307
Feb. 21, 2018 Executive Session: 02/21/2018 11:00 AM LOB 307
Majority Committee Report: Inexpedient to Legislate (Vote 12-9; RC)
March 6, 2018 Majority Committee Report: Inexpedient to Legislate for 03/06/2018 (Vote 12-9; RC) HC 9 P. 60
Minority Committee Report: Ought to Pass
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: MA VV 03/15/2018 HJ 8 P. 21