2008 Regular Session


File Code: Human Relations Crossfiled with: SENATE BILL 563
Sponsored By:
Delegates Rosenberg, Doory, Benson, Kullen, Montgomery, Nathan-Pulliam, Oaks, Pena-Melnyk, Pendergrass, and V. Turner
Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act of 2008


Authorizing the recovery of back pay for up to 2 years preceding the filing of the complaint, where the unlawful employment practice is similar or related to a specified other unlawful employment practice; clarifying that an unlawful employment practice with respect to discrimination in compensation occurs when a specified decision or practice is adopted, when an individual becomes subject to a specified decision or practice, or when an individual is affected by application of a specified decision or practice; etc.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

Legislative date is used to record history occuring in the Chambers otherwise Calendar date is used.
House Action
First Reading Health and Government Operations
Hearing 2/13 at 1:00 p.m.
Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations
Senate Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Delegate Samuel I. Rosenberg, District 41
Delegate Joanne C. Benson, District 24
Delegate Ann Marie Doory, District 43
Delegate Sue Kullen, District 27B
Delegate Karen S. Montgomery, District 14
Delegate Shirley Nathan-Pulliam, District 10
Delegate Nathaniel T. Oaks, District 41
Delegate Joseline A. Pena-Melnyk, District 21
Delegate Shane E. Pendergrass, District 13
Delegate Veronica Turner, District 26

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Salaries -see also- Overtime; Reimbursement Rates
Work, Labor and Employment -see also- Col Barg; Holiday; etc

Bill affects the following Statutes:

Article - 49B Human Relations Commission
( 11 , 11A , 11B , 16 )


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