HB211 (2019) Detail

Relative to inquiries by prospective employers concerning salary history.


HB 211 - FINAL VERSION

 

14Feb2019... 0202h

2019 SESSION

19-0242

04/01

 

HOUSE BILL 211

 

AN ACT relative to inquiries by prospective employers concerning salary history.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. J. Schmidt, Hills. 28; Rep. Klee, Hills. 30

 

COMMITTEE: Labor, Industrial and Rehabilitative Services

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill prohibits an employer from requiring a prospective employee to disclose his or her salary history prior to an offer of employment.

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

14Feb2019... 0202h 19-0242

04/01

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Nineteen

 

AN ACT relative to inquiries by prospective employers concerning salary history.

 

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

 

1  New Section; Discrimination in the Workplace; Salary History.  Amend RSA 275 by inserting after section 41-d the following new section:

275:41-e  Salary History.

I.  No employer shall inquire about a prospective employee's wage or salary history before an offer of employment with compensation has been negotiated and made to the prospective employee, unless a prospective employee has voluntarily disclosed such information.

II.  No employer shall use an employee's prior wage and salary history as a defense to any action alleging wage or salary discrimination under state law.  

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

VETOED July 10, 2019

Veto Sustained September 18, 2019

Links

HB211 at GenCourtMobile
HB211 Discussion

Action Dates

Date Body Type
Jan. 16, 2019 House Hearing
Jan. 23, 2019 House Hearing
Feb. 6, 2019 House Exec Session
House Floor Vote
Feb. 14, 2019 House Floor Vote
April 11, 2019 Senate Hearing
Senate Floor Vote
May 30, 2019 Senate Floor Vote

Bill Text Revisions

HB211 Revision: 6549 Date: Dec. 2, 2019, 10:29 a.m.
HB211 Revision: 6103 Date: May 30, 2019, 11:49 a.m.
HB211 Revision: 5370 Date: Feb. 15, 2019, 12:17 p.m.
HB211 Revision: 4423 Date: Dec. 27, 2018, 9:45 a.m.

Docket


Sept. 18, 2019: Veto Sustained 09/18/2019: RC 224-157 Lacking Necessary Two-Thirds Vote HJ 21 P. 14


July 10, 2019: Vetoed by Governor Sununu 07/10/2019


June 10, 2019: Vetoed by Governor Sununu 06/10/2019


June 13, 2019: Enrolled 06/13/2019 HJ 19 P. 18


June 13, 2019: Enrolled (In recess 06/13/2019); SJ 21


May 30, 2019: Ought to Pass: RC 13Y-11N, MA; OT3rdg; 05/30/2019; SJ 18


May 30, 2019: Sen. Cavanaugh Moved Ought to Pass; 05/30/2019; SJ 18


May 30, 2019: Inexpedient to Legislate, RC 11Y-13N, MF; 05/30/2019; SJ 18


: Committee Report: Inexpedient to Legislate


May 30, 2019: Committee Report: Inexpedient to Legislate, 05/30/2019; SC 24


April 11, 2019: Hearing: 04/11/2019, Room 100, SH, 01:00 pm; the committee will meet at 1:00 p.m. or 30 minutes following the end of session; SC 17A


March 7, 2019: Introduced 03/07/2019 and Referred to Commerce; SJ 8


Feb. 14, 2019: Ought to Pass with Amendment 2019-0202h: MA RC 212-139 02/14/2019 HJ 5 P. 61


Feb. 14, 2019: Amendment # 2019-0202h: AA VV 02/14/2019 HJ 5 P. 61


: Minority Committee Report: Inexpedient to Legislate


Feb. 14, 2019: Majority Committee Report: Ought to Pass with Amendment # 2019-0202h for 02/14/2019 (Vote 12-8; RC) HC 11 P. 17


: Majority Committee Report: Ought to Pass with Amendment # 2019-0202h (Vote 12-8; RC)


Feb. 6, 2019: Executive Session: 02/06/2019 10:00 am LOB 307


Jan. 23, 2019: Public Hearing: 01/23/2019 01:30 pm LOB 304


Jan. 16, 2019: ==CANCELLED== Public Hearing: 01/16/2019 11:00 am LOB 307


Jan. 2, 2019: Introduced 01/02/2019 and referred to Labor, Industrial and Rehabilitative Services HJ 2 P. 41