2007 Regular Session


File Code: Private Sector Labor and Industry Crossfiled with: HOUSE BILL 1058
Sponsored By:
Senator Britt
Labor and Employment - Meal Periods


Requiring an employer to provide a one-half hour nonworking or working meal period to an employee; providing that a meal period count towards an employee's work hours; authorizing health care industry employees to waive a meal period; requiring employers to provide a place to eat during a meal period; requiring an employer to pay a specified amount to an employee under specified circumstances; allowing an employee specified remedies; and authorizing a court to award attorney's fees and costs.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

Senate Action
First Reading Finance
Hearing 3/1 at 1:00 p.m.
Unfavorable Report by Finance
House Action
No Action

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Civil Actions -see also- Small Claims
Local Government Mandates
Public Employees -see also- State Employees
State Employees
Work, Labor and Employment -see also- Col Barg; Holiday; etc

Bill affects the following Statute:

Labor and Employment
( 3-710 )


Bill Text (Displayed in PDF Format): First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled
Fiscal and Policy Note (Displayed in PDF Format): Available
Amendments: None offered