2008 Regular Session


File Code: Private Sector Labor and Industry
Sponsored By:
Delegates Ramirez, Barkley, Barnes, Davis, Feldman, Frush, Griffith, Haynes, Healey, Hucker, Ivey, Kaiser, Kirk, Krysiak, Kullen, Lee, Manno, Mizeur, Montgomery, Murphy, Niemann, Taylor, Valderrama, and Vaughn
Labor and Employment - Maryland Wage and Hour Law - Civil Penalties


Establishing civil penalties for violations of specified wage and hour laws; allowing an employee to recover damages under specified circumstances; requiring a court to allow specified costs against an employer for a specified recovery in a specified action; 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 Economic Matters
Hearing 2/14 at 1:00 p.m.
Favorable with Amendments Report by Economic Matters
Favorable with Amendments Report Adopted
Special Order later today (Delegate O'Donnell) Adopted
Floor Amendment (Delegate O'Donnell) Rejected
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
Third Reading Passed (98-38)
Senate Action
First Reading Finance
Hearing 4/1 at 1:00 p.m.

Sponsored by:

Delegate Victor R. Ramirez, District 47
Delegate Charles Barkley, District 39
Delegate Ben Barnes, District 21
Delegate Dereck E. Davis, District 25
Delegate Brian J. Feldman, District 15
Delegate Barbara Frush, District 21
Delegate Melony G. Griffith, District 25
Delegate Keith E. Haynes, District 44
Delegate Anne Healey, District 22
Delegate Tom Hucker, District 20
Delegate Jolene Ivey, District 47
Delegate Anne R. Kaiser, District 14
Delegate Ruth M. Kirk, District 44
Delegate Carolyn J. Krysiak, District 46
Delegate Sue Kullen, District 27B
Delegate Susan C. Lee, District 16
Delegate Roger P. Manno, District 19
Delegate Heather R. Mizeur, District 20
Delegate Karen S. Montgomery, District 14
Delegate Peter Murphy, District 28
Delegate Doyle L. Niemann, District 47
Delegate Herman L. Taylor, Jr., District 14
Delegate Kriselda Valderrama, District 26
Delegate Michael L. Vaughn, District 24

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Civil Actions -see also- Small Claims
Labor and Industry, Division of
Labor, Licensing, and Regulation, Department of
Salaries -see also- Overtime; Reimbursement Rates
Work, Labor and Employment -see also- Col Barg; Holiday; etc

Bill affects the following Statutes:

Labor and Employment
( 3-403 , 3-413 , 3-415 , 3-419 , 3-420 , 3-427 )


Bill Text (Displayed in PDF Format): First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled
Fiscal and Policy Note (Displayed in PDF Format): Available
Amendments (Displayed in PDF Format):
Number: 193796/01     Offered on: March 22, 2008   at: 11:18 a.m.     Status: Adopted
Number: 453522/01     Offered on: March 22, 2008   at: 3:59 p.m.     Status: Rejected
Roll Call Vote (Legislative date is shown):
March 20, 2008: Third Reading Passed (98-38)