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HB 2069 - Prohibits Local Governments from Enforcing a Union Wage - Key Vote

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Tom Holland voted Nay (Passage With Amendment) on this Legislation.

Read statements Tom Holland made in this general time period.

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) -

Title: Prohibits Local Governments from Enforcing a Union Wage

Legislation - Concurrence Vote Passed (House) (88-32) - (Key vote)

Title: Prohibits Local Governments from Enforcing a Union Wage

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that prohibits a local government from enacting compensation or benefits requirements.

Highlights:
  • Prohibits a city, county or local government unit from requiring that an employer provide employees any leave of work, pay compensation for leave of absence, or pay compensation at a rate higher than the minimum wage required by state or federal law with the following exceptions (Sec. 1):
    • Any state economic development incentive programs; or
    • Any city, county, local government or local economic development agency business attraction, retention, or recruitment programs.
  • Prohibits a city, county, or local government unit from favoring or discriminating against a construction contractor or subcontractor who performs work on a real estate construction or infrastructure project that provides or does not provide the following benefits (Sec. 2):
    • Any paid or unpaid time off work;
    • Any compensation for a leave from work;
    • Any wage at a rate higher than the minimum wage; or
    • Any other employee benefit.
  • Exempts compensation or benefit requirements enacted by a local government that are required by federal or state law (Secs. 1 & 2).

 

Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (Senate) (31-9) - (Key vote)

Title: Prohibits Local Governments from Enforcing a Union Wage

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that prohibits a local government from enacting compensation or benefits requirements.

Highlights:
  • Prohibits a city, county or local government unit from requiring that an employer provide employees any leave of work, pay compensation for leave of absence, or pay compensation at a rate higher than the minimum wage required by state or federal law with the following exceptions (Sec. 1):
    • Any state economic development incentive programs; or
    • Any city, county, local government or local economic development agency business attraction, retention, or recruitment programs.
  • Prohibits a city, county, or local government unit from favoring or discriminating against a construction contractor or subcontractor who performs work on a real estate construction or infrastructure project that provides or does not provide the following benefits (Sec. 2):
    • Any paid or unpaid time off work;
    • Any compensation for a leave from work;
    • Any wage at a rate higher than the minimum wage; or
    • Any other employee benefit.
  • Exempts compensation or benefit requirements enacted by a local government that are required by federal or state law (Secs. 1 & 2).

 

Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (92-31) -

Title: Prohibits Local Governments from Enacting Compensation Requirements

Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Prohibits Local Governments from Enacting Compensation Requirements

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