DC B22-0572 | 2017-2018 | 22nd Council


Spectrum: Moderate Partisan Bill (Democrat 5-1)
Status: Engrossed on November 20 2018 - 50% progression
Action: 2018-12-04 - Motion to Postpone to 12/18/18 Legislative Meeting
Text: Latest bill text (Engrossed) [PDF]


As introduced, this bill establishes limits on the amount that can be garnished from an individual's wages by factoring in gross wages and disposable wages. It prevents wage garnishment from individuals making less than a living wage and requires notice be provided to those whose wages will be garnished. FUNDING NOTE - This law is Subject to Appropriations. See Fiscal Impact Statement in "Other Documents" tab.

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Wage Garnishment Fairness Amendment Act Of 2017


Roll Calls

2018-12-04 - Council - Motion to Postpone to 12/18/18 Legislative Meeting (Y: 11 N: 1 NV: 1 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2018-11-20 - Council - First Reading (Y: 13 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2018-12-04CouncilMotion to Postpone to 12/18/18 Legislative Meeting
2018-11-20CouncilFirst Reading
2018-11-05CouncilCommittee Report Filed
2018-11-01CouncilCommittee Mark-up of B22-0572
2018-06-07CouncilPublic Hearing Held
2018-05-04CouncilNotice of Public Hearing Published in the DC Register
2017-11-10CouncilNotice of Intent to Act on B22-0572 Published in the DC Register
2017-11-07CouncilReferred to Committee on Judiciary and Public Safety
2017-11-07CouncilIntroduced in Legislative Meeting

Washington D.C. State Sources

Bill Comments