MS HB770 | 2022 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (Democrat 9-4-1)
Status: Passed on April 20 2022 - 100% progression
Action: 2022-04-20 - Approved by Governor
Text: Latest bill text (Enrolled) [HTML]


An Act To Create The Mississippi Equal Pay Act; To Provide Definitions For "employee", "employer", "wage", "rate", And "unpaid Wages"; 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 Remedies; To Provide The Time In Which A Civil Action Must Be Filed; And For Related Purposes.

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Mississippi Equal Pay for Equal Work Act; create.


Roll Calls

2022-03-30 - Senate - Senate Conference Report Adopted (Y: 40 N: 5 NV: 7 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2022-03-30 - House - House Conference Report Adopted (Y: 111 N: 6 NV: 5 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2022-03-09 - Senate - Senate Passed As Amended (Y: 42 N: 9 NV: 1 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2022-01-20 - House - House Passed As Amended (Y: 114 N: 6 NV: 2 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2022-04-20 Approved by Governor
2022-04-04SenateEnrolled Bill Signed
2022-04-04HouseEnrolled Bill Signed
2022-03-30SenateConference Report Adopted
2022-03-30HouseConference Report Adopted
2022-03-29 Suspend from Deadlines by HC 89
2022-03-29HouseConference Report Filed
2022-03-29SenateConference Report Filed
2022-03-29SenateRecommitted For Further Conf
2022-03-29HouseRecommitted For Further Conf
2022-03-28HouseConference Report Filed
2022-03-28SenateConference Report Filed
2022-03-25SenateConferees Named Wiggins,Boyd,Parker
2022-03-24HouseConferees Named Cockerham,White,Tullos
2022-03-14HouseDecline to Concur/Invite Conf
2022-03-10SenateReturned For Concurrence
2022-03-09SenatePassed As Amended
2022-03-01SenateTitle Suff Do Pass As Amended
2022-02-04SenateReferred To Judiciary, Division A
2022-01-21HouseTransmitted To Senate
2022-01-20HousePassed As Amended
2022-01-18HouseTitle Suff Do Pass
2022-01-17HouseReferred To Judiciary A

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