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SB 20 - Discriminatory Pay Compensation - Key Vote

Wisconsin Key Votes

Luther Olsen voted Nay (Passage) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (51-47) - (Key vote)

Title: Discriminatory Pay Compensation

Vote Result
Yea Votes
Nay Votes
Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that requires businesses and state government agencies to pay a penalty for hiring and payment discrimination against women and minorities.

Highlights:
-Allows a person who was discriminated against to bring an action in circuit court against an employer or employment agency to recover damages caused by the violation (Sec. 2). -Requires defendant to pay to the person discriminated against compensatory and punitive damages determined by the court, and also pay the court a surcharge equal to 10 percent of the amount of compensatory and punitive damages ordered (Sec. 2). -Requires the county treasurer to turn collected surcharges over to the secretary of administration’s general fund where it be credited to an appropriation account (Sec. 2).
Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (18-15) - (Key vote)

Title: Discriminatory Pay Compensation

Vote Result
Yea Votes
Nay Votes
Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that requires businesses and state government agencies to pay a penalty for hiring and payment discrimination against women and minorities.

Highlights:
-Allows a person who was discriminated against to bring an action in circuit court against an employer or employment agency to recover damages caused by the violation (Sec. 2). -Requires defendant to pay to the person discriminated against compensatory and punitive damages determined by the court, and also pay the court a surcharge equal to 10 percent of the amount of compensatory and punitive damages ordered (Sec. 2). -Requires the county treasurer to turn collected surcharges over to the secretary of administration’s general fund where it be credited to an appropriation account (Sec. 2).
Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Discriminatory Pay Compensation

Sponsors

Co-sponsors

  • Chuck Benedict (WI - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Spencer Black (WI - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Fred Clark (WI - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Pedro A. Colon (WI - D) (Out Of Office)
  • David A. Cullen (WI - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Kristen Dexter (WI - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Jason M. Fields (WI - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Phil Garthwaite (WI - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Tamara D. Grigsby (WI - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Steve Hilgenberg (WI - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Kim Hixson (WI - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Mary Hubler (WI - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Louis John Molepske Jr. (WI - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Tom Nelson (WI - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Joseph T. 'Joe' Parisi (WI - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Sandra K. 'Sandy' Pasch (WI - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Mark Pocan (WI - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Jon Richards (WI - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Kelda Helen Roys (WI - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Marlin D. Schneider (WI - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Donna J. Seidel (WI - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Mike Sheridan (WI - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Gary E. Sherman (WI - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Jennifer Shilling (WI - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Jeffrey E. 'Jeff' Smith (WI - D) (Out Of Office)
  • James R. 'Jim' Soletski (WI - D) (Out Of Office)
  • John P. Steinbrink (WI - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Barbara L. Toles (WI - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Robert L. Turner (WI - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Terry Van Akkeren (WI - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Amy Sue Vruwink (WI - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Annette Polly Williams (WI - D) (Out Of Office)
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