RI S2475 | 2018 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 6-0)
Status: Introduced on February 15 2018 - 25% progression, died in committee
Action: 2018-04-11 - Referred to House Labor
Pending: House Labor Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Amended) [PDF]


Expands the protections and remedies for employees against employers who pay wage differentials based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability; age or country of ancestral origin.

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Fair Employment Practices


Roll Calls

2018-04-10 - Senate - Fair employment practices approval of amendment (Y: 33 N: 0 NV: 3 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2018-04-10 - Senate - Passage as amended (Y: 33 N: 0 NV: 3 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2018-04-11HouseReferred to House Labor
2018-04-10SenateSenate passed Sub A as amended (floor amendment)
2018-04-05SenatePlaced on Senate Calendar (04/10/2018)
2018-04-04SenateCommittee recommends passage of Sub A
2018-03-29SenateScheduled for consideration (04/04/2018)
2018-03-28SenateCommittee recommended measure be held for further study
2018-03-20SenateScheduled for hearing and/or consideration (03/28/2018)
2018-03-20SenateMeeting postponed (03/21/2018)
2018-03-16SenateScheduled for hearing and/or consideration
2018-02-15SenateIntroduced, referred to Senate Labor


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Bill Comments