Bill Details - SB428 (2018)

CHAPTER 133

SB 428 - FINAL VERSION

 

 

2018 SESSION

18-2965

04/01

 

SENATE BILL 428

 

AN ACT relative to the payment of weekly and biweekly wages.

 

SPONSORS: Sen. Innis, Dist 24; Sen. French, Dist 7; Sen. Gannon, Dist 23; Sen. Giuda, Dist 2; Sen. Gray, Dist 6; Sen. Kahn, Dist 10; Sen. Reagan, Dist 17; Sen. Watters, Dist 4; Rep. Nigrello, Rock. 16; Rep. H. Marsh, Rock. 22

 

COMMITTEE: Commerce

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill amends the intervals for payment of wages to weekly and biweekly 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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

18-2965

04/01

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Eighteen

 

AN ACT relative to the payment of weekly and biweekly wages.

 

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

 

133:1  Payment of Wages; Weekly or Biweekly.  Amend the introductory paragraph in RSA 275:43, I to read as follows:

I.  Every employer shall pay all wages due to employees [at regular intervals not to exceed 14 days] within 8 days after the expiration of the work week if the employee is paid on a weekly basis, or within 15 days after the expiration of the work week if the employee is paid on a biweekly basis, except when permitted to pay wages less frequently as authorized by the commissioner pursuant to paragraph IV or IV-a(a), on regular paydays designated in advance by the employer and at no cost to the employee:

133:2  Effective Date.  This act shall take effect 60 days after its passage.

 

Approved: May 30, 2018

Effective Date: July 29, 2018

Docket

Date Status
Jan. 3, 2018 To Be Introduced 01/03/2018 and Referred to Commerce; SJ 1
Jan. 16, 2018 Hearing: 01/16/2018, Room 100, SH, 02:00 pm; SC 2
Feb. 1, 2018 Committee Report: Ought to Pass, 02/01/2018; SC 5
Feb. 1, 2018 Ought to Pass: MA, VV; OT3rdg; 02/01/2018; SJ 3
March 7, 2018 Introduced 03/07/2018 and referred to Labor, Industrial and Rehabilitative Services HJ 7 P. 51
March 28, 2018 Public Hearing: 03/28/2018 11:20 AM LOB 307
April 4, 2018 ==CANCELLED== Executive Session: 04/04/2018 10:00 AM LOB 307
April 4, 2018 ==RESCHEDULED== Executive Session: 04/04/2018 10:30 AM LOB 307
Committee Report: Ought to Pass (Vote 21-0; CC)
April 19, 2018 Committee Report: Ought to Pass for 04/19/2018 (Vote 21-0; CC) HC 15 P. 7
April 19, 2018 Ought to Pass: MA VV 04/19/2018 HJ 13 P. 8
April 26, 2018 Enrolled 04/26/2018
April 26, 2018 Enrolled (In recess 04/26/2018); SJ 15
May 30, 2018 Signed by the Governor on 05/30/2018; Chapter 0133; Effective 07/29/2018

Action Dates

Date Body Type
Jan. 16, 2018 Senate Hearing
Feb. 1, 2018 Senate Floor Vote
March 28, 2018 House Hearing
April 4, 2018 House Exec Session
April 4, 2018 House Exec Session
House Floor Vote
April 19, 2018 House Floor Vote

Bill Text Revisions

SB428 Revision: 2784 Date: Dec. 20, 2017, 12:05 p.m.
SB428 Revision: 3541 Date: April 20, 2018, 10:01 a.m.
SB428 Revision: 4049 Date: May 31, 2018, 3:57 p.m.