DE SB254 | 2017-2018 | 149th General Assembly


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 4-0)
Status: Introduced on June 19 2018 - 25% progression, died in chamber
Action: 2018-06-30 - Amendment SA 3 to SB 254 - Introduced and Placed With Bill
Text: Latest bill text (Draft #1) [HTML]


This bill raises the civil penalty for a violation of section 3503 of the Workplace Fraud Act ("Act") from a range of $1,000 to $5,000 to $5,000 to $20,000. The bill also raises the civil penalty for wrongful discharge or discrimination under the Act from a range of $5,000 to $10,000 to $20,000 to $50,000. Finally, this bill provides that civil penalties and other revenue collected will be retained by the Department of Labor for enforcement purposes.

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An Act To Amend Title 19 Of The Delaware Code Relating To Workplace Fraud.



2018-06-30 Amendment SA 3 to SB 254 - Introduced and Placed With Bill
2018-06-30 Lifted From Table in Senate
2018-06-30 Laid On Table in Senate
2018-06-30 Lifted From Table in Senate
2018-06-21 Laid On Table in Senate
2018-06-21 Amendment SA 2 to SB 254 - Defeated By Senate. Votes: 9 YES 8 NO 2 NOT VOTING 2 ABSENT
2018-06-21 Amendment SA 1 to SB 254 - Passed By Senate. Votes: 11 YES 8 NO 2 ABSENT
2018-06-20 Reported Out of Committee (Labor) in Senate with 3 On Its Merits
2018-06-19 Introduced and Assigned to Labor Committee in Senate

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