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Senate Bill 0117

Senate Bill 0117

ARCHIVE (2006)

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DIGEST OF SB117 (Updated March 2, 2006 3:57 pm - DI 84)

Various employment matters. Allows an employer to implement financial incentives related to employer provided health benefits to reduce employee tobacco use. Permits a wage assignment for payment for: (1) certain uniforms; and (2) tools and portable equipment. Increases from $800 to $3,000 the amount of the maximum wage claim for which the commissioner of the department of labor may take an assignment. Repeals and relocates language making it a Class C infraction for an employer to sell merchandise or supplies to an employee for a price higher than to the public. Repeals a chapter concerning the regulation of wage payments, which includes: (1) a provision requiring an employer to pay employees in commercial paper; (2) a duplicate provision concerning frequency of wage payments; (3) a provision containing outdated language concerning liens of laborers; and (4) language in conflict with other law concerning the later payment of wages. Provides that an applicant for a license as an importer or manufacturer of cigarettes must provide certain information to the alcohol and tobacco commission and must submit a fee of $1,500 with the application that is deposited in the enforcement and administration fund.
    Current Status:
    In Conference Committee
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