Bill Text: NH HB258 | 2021 | Regular Session | Enrolled


Bill Title: Permitting wage and hour records to be approved and retained electronically.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)

Status: (Passed) 2021-04-26 - Signed by Governor Sununu 04/23/2021; Chapter 9; Eff: 06/22/2021 [HB258 Detail]

Download: New_Hampshire-2021-HB258-Enrolled.html

HB 258 - VERSION ADOPTED BY BOTH BODIES

 

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HOUSE BILL 258

 

AN ACT permitting wage and hour records to be approved and retained electronically.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. Yokela, Rock. 33

 

COMMITTEE: Labor, Industrial and Rehabilitative Services

 

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AMENDED ANALYSIS

 

This bill permits wage and hour records to be approved and retained electronically.

 

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Explanation: Matter added to current law appears in bold italics.

Matter removed from current law appears [in brackets and struckthrough.]

Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

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STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Twenty One

 

AN ACT permitting wage and hour records to be approved and retained electronically.

 

Be it Enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court convened:

 

1  Employers' Records; Records of Hours and Wages.  Amend RSA 279:27 to read as follows:

279:27  Records of Hours and Wages.  Every employer of employees shall keep a true and accurate record of the hours worked by each, wages paid to each, and classification of employment when necessary, and shall furnish to the commissioner or the commissioner's authorized representative upon demand a sworn statement of the same.  Employers shall retain such records of hours and wages for 3 years and such records shall be open to inspection by the commissioner or the authorized representative at any reasonable time, subject to the provisions of RSA 273:9.  Every employer subject to a statutory minimum wage shall post and make available to his or her employees a copy of such statutory minimum wage.  Employers shall be furnished copies of posters on request without charge.  Records required by this section may be made, signed, acknowledged, approved, and retained electronically.

2  Effective Date.  This act shall take effect 60 days after its passage.

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