SB 455 Prohibits political subdivisions from establishing a minimum wage in excess of federal or state law
Sponsor: Kehoe
LR Number: 2140S.01I Fiscal Notes
Committee: Small Business, Insurance and Industry
Last Action: 5/15/2015 - S Informal Calendar S Bills for Perfection--SB 455-Kehoe Journal Page:
Title: Calendar Position:
Effective Date: August 28, 2015

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Current Bill Summary

SB 455 - This act prohibits a political subdivision from establishing, mandating, or otherwise requiring an employer to provide to an employee a minimum wage rate or employment benefits that exceed the requirements of federal or state laws, rules, or regulations.

The act also prohibits a political subdivision from prohibiting an employer from inquiring into or considering a job applicant's criminal history on an initial employment application.

This act is substantially similar to HB 865 (2015) and a provision contained within SS #2/HCS/HB 722 (2015) which was Truly Agreed To and Finally Passed.