SC H3395 | 2019-2020 | 123rd General Assembly


Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (Democrat 7-3)
Status: Introduced on January 8 2019 - 25% progression
Action: 2019-06-25 - Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Rose, Rivers
Pending: House Labor, Commerce and Industry Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]


Amend The Code Of Laws Of South Carolina, 1976, By Adding Section 41-1-125 So As To Provide A Base State Minimum Wage And A Schedule To Gradually Implement An Adjusted Minimum Wage To Twelve Dollars Per Hour Over A Three-year Period, To Provide A Method For Calculating Future Mandatory Adjustments, To Provide For The Notification Of These Adjustments To Employers And Employees By The Department Of Labor, Licensing And Regulation, To Provide That It Is Unlawful For An Employer To Fail To Pay The State Minimum Wage Or To Retaliate Against An Employee For Certain Actions Regarding Enforcement Of The State Minimum Wage Law, To Provide Remedies For Violations, To Provide A Five-year Statute Of Limitations, And To Provide That Actions Brought Pursuant To This Act May Be Brought As A Class Action Under State Law.

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2019-06-25HouseMember(s) request name added as sponsor: Rose, Rivers
2019-04-02HouseMember(s) request name added as sponsor: Dillard
2019-01-31HouseMember(s) request name added as sponsor: Henderson-Myers
2019-01-16HouseMember(s) request name added as sponsor: Loftis, Clemmons
2019-01-15HouseMember(s) request name added as sponsor: Henegan
2019-01-08HouseReferred to Committee on Labor, Commerce and Industry
2019-01-08HouseIntroduced and read first time
2018-12-18HouseReferred to Committee on Labor, Commerce and Industry

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
411125(n/a)See Bill Text

South Carolina State Sources

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