MS HB1303 | 2018 | Regular Session

Status

Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Failed on January 30 2018 - 100% progression
Action: 2018-01-30 - Died In Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]

Summary

An Act To Create The "women's Economic Security Act"; To Establish The State Minimum Wage At Fifteen Dollars Per Hour; To Provide That Employers With Tipped Employees Are Exempt From The Requirement To Pay The State Minimum Wage; To Establish Guidelines For Employees Entitled To Overtime Pay; To Provide That No Employer Shall Pay An Employee A Wage At A Rate Less Than The Rate At Which An Employee Of The Opposite Sex In The Same Establishment Is Paid For Equal Work On A Job, The Performance Of Which Requires Equal Skill, Effort And Responsibility, And Which Is Performed Under Similar Working Conditions; To Provide That An Employee May File A Petition In The Proper Circuit Court; To Create The Mississippi Community College For Single Mothers Scholarship Grant; To Provide That The Mississippi Community College Board Shall Administer The Grant; To Provide The Criteria For Receiving The Grant; To Create The Mississippi Ihl For Single Mothers Scholarship Grant; To Provide That The Mississippi Postsecondary Education Financial Assistance Board Shall Administer The Grant; To Provide The Criteria For Receiving The Grant; To Amend Section 37-13-171, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Require Sex-related Education To Consist Of Any Medically Accurate Comprehensive Instruction Or Program; To Include Additional Required Teaching Components Of Abstinence-only And Abstinence-plus Education Curriculums; To Delete The Repealer On The Provision Of Law That Requires Each Local School Board To Adopt A Sex-related Education Policy To Implement Abstinence-only Or Abstinence-plus Education Into Its Local School District's Curriculum; To Bring Forward Sections 7-7-204, 17-1-51, 23-15-239, 25-3-40, 37-7-307, 57-34-5, 85-3-4, 97-3-54.4 And 99-19-20, Mississippi Code Of 1972, For Purposes Of Possible Amendment; And For Related Purposes.

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Title

Women's Economic Security Act; create.

Sponsors


History

DateChamberAction
2018-01-30HouseDied In Committee
2018-01-15HouseReferred To Workforce Development;Judiciary A

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