MD HB790 | 2019 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 23-0)
Status: Passed on May 25 2019 - 100% progression
Action: 2019-05-25 - Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 694
Text: Latest bill text (Chaptered) [PDF]


Authorizing the Commissioner of Labor and Industry or a court to require a certain employer to pay a civil penalty equal to 10% of the amount of damages owed by the employer for violating the Equal Pay for Equal Work Law two or more times within a 3-year period; and requiring that a civil penalty be paid to the General Fund of the State to offset the cost of enforcing the Act.

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Equal Pay for Equal Work - Enforcement - Civil Penalties (Equal Pay Remedies and Enforcement Act)


Roll Calls

2019-03-31 - Senate - Senate Floor - Third Reading Passed (46-0) (Y: 46 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 1) [PASS]
2019-03-23 - House - House Floor - Third Reading Passed (110-30) (Y: 110 N: 30 NV: 0 Abs: 1) [PASS]


2019-05-25HouseEnacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 694
2019-04-08HouseReturned Passed
2019-04-08SenateThird Reading Passed (46-0)
2019-04-05SenateSecond Reading Passed
2019-04-05SenateFavorable Report Adopted
2019-04-05SenateFavorable Report by Finance
2019-04-04SenateHearing 4/04 at 1:00 p.m.
2019-04-04SenateRereferred to Finance
2019-04-02SenateFirst Reading Senate Rules
2019-04-02HouseThird Reading Passed (110-30)
2019-04-01HouseSecond Reading Passed with Amendments
2019-04-01HouseFavorable with Amendments {393893/1 Report Adopted
2019-04-01HouseFavorable with Amendments Report by Economic Matters
2019-02-08HouseHearing 3/05 at 1:00 p.m.
2019-02-08HouseFirst Reading Economic Matters


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Bill Comments