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Overview
At the request of:
Chief Sponsors: Representative Fahey
Regular Sponsors: (Presession filed.)
Bill Title: Relating to wages of employees of subcontractors.
Catchline/Summary: Makes contractor liable for unpaid wages, including other benefit payment or contribution, of employee of subcontractor at any tier.
Permits third party] exclusive representative of collective bargaining unit to bring action against contractor on behalf of employee for benefit payment or contribution owed to third party] unpaid wages. Permits joint labor and management committee to bring action against contractor on behalf of employee for unpaid wages. Requires subcontractor at any tier to provide certain information to contractor upon request. Requires contracts entered into between contractors and first-tier subcontractors or between first-tier subcontractors and subcontractor at any tier to include certain provisions to ensure timely payments of wages to employees. Allows contractor to pay unpaid wages to employee of subcontractor and to withhold payment to subcontractor in amount equal to amount of unpaid wages for subcontractor's failure to meet certain requirements. Applies to contractors who enter into contract with subcontractor on or after January 1, 2019.
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Fiscal Impact: Has Minimal Fiscal Impact
Revenue Impact: No Revenue Impact
Measure Analysis: Staff Measure Summary / Impact Statements
Current Location: In House Committee
Current Committee: House Committee On Rules
Current Subcommittee:
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