HB259 (2021) Detail

Relative to employee uniforms.


HB 259  - AS INTRODUCED

 

 

2021 SESSION

21-0229

04/06

 

HOUSE BILL 259

 

AN ACT relative to employee uniforms.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. Yokela, Rock. 33

 

COMMITTEE: Labor, Industrial and Rehabilitative Services

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill permits an employee to purchase optional or alternative company uniforms offered by the company.

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

21-0229

04/06

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Twenty One

 

AN ACT relative to employee uniforms.

 

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

 

1  Protective Legislation; Withholding of Wages.  Amend RSA 275:48, V(b) to read as follows:

(b)  "Uniform" means a garment with a company logo or fashion of distinctive design, worn by one or more employees, and serving as a means of identification or distinction.  No employer shall require an employee to wear a uniform unless the employer provides each employee with a uniform reasonably suited for the conditions in which the employee would be required to wear one, at no cost to the employee.  An employee may purchase any other company garments or items, including additional uniforms and any optional alternatives to the company uniform offered by the company, if the employee chooses.

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

Links

HB259 at GenCourtMobile
HB259 Discussion

Action Dates

Date Body Type
Jan. 28, 2021 House Hearing
Feb. 11, 2021 House Exec Session
House Floor Vote

Bill Text Revisions

HB259 Revision: 31603 Date: Jan. 9, 2021, 4:28 p.m.

Docket


Feb. 24, 2021: Inexpedient to Legislate: MA VV 02/24/2021


: Committee Report: Inexpedient to Legislate (Vote 20-0; CC) HC 12 P. 9


Feb. 11, 2021: Executive Session: 02/11/2021 01:00 pm Members of the public may attend using the following link: To join the webinar: https://www.zoom.us/j/98476278055


Jan. 28, 2021: Public Hearing: 01/28/2021 09:00 am Members of the public may attend using the following link: To join the webinar: https://www.zoom.us/j/96195399441 / Executive session on pending legislation may be held throughout the day (time permitting) from the time the committee is initially convened.


Jan. 6, 2021: Introduced (in recess of) 01/06/2021 and referred to Labor, Industrial and Rehabilitative Services HJ 2 P. 41