Legislation Assigned to the House Industry and Labor Committee (7)

Date of Last Recorded Action: 3/16/2020

HB 0005 OpposeProhibit Employer From Using Salary History of New Job Applicant Park Cannon
1/16/2019 House Second Readers Industry and Labor --
2019/01/16 Test Report General County Government Personnel/Employment Todd Edwards
This legislation would prohibit an employer from using the salary history of a job applicant to determine their compensation.  It would only apply to applicants that are not currently working for the employer in another position.
HB 0110 NeutralPaying Employees - Employer has Discretion over Payment by Check Tom Kirby
4/2/2019 House Withdrawn, Recommitted Industry and Labor --
General County Government Personnel/Employment Todd Edwards
Current law requires employers to pay employees by cash, check, credit transfer (with the consent of the employee) or by credit into payroll card account.  This law allows the payment by check (upon the discretion of the employer.   
HB 0116 NeutralIncrease the State's Minimum Wage Dewey McClain
2/6/2019 House Second Readers Industry and Labor --
General County Government Personnel/Employment Todd Edwards
This legislation increases Georgia's minimum wage from $5.15 per hour to $15 per hour.  It also stipulates that those employees that meet the eligibility requirements for the tip credit can credit tip toward the satisfaction of up to 50 percent of the minimum wage.     
HB 0123 NeutralWorkforce Development Boards William Werkheiser
4/2/2019 House Withdrawn, Recommitted Industry and Labor --
2019/02/08 Report Econ. Dev. & Transportation Economic Development Larry Ramsey
This bill moves oversight of Workforce Development Boards from the state Technical College System to the Department of Labor.
HB 0474 OpposeState Board of Workers' Compensation - process for adopting rules Tom Kirby
3/12/2020 House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute Industry and Labor --
Insurance Intern 1 Larry Ramsey
 Under current law, the State Board of Workers' Compensation has broad authority to adopt and amend rules applicable to workers' compensation matters. This bill would add several specific procedural requirements for adoption of such rules, including a requirement that such rules avoid excessive costs on regulated entities and to require that such rules provide the least restrictive alternative on such entities to avoid excessive costs. This bill would also give House and Senate committees the power to prevent any rule proposed by the State Board from going into effect.
HB 0573 EvaluatingMinimum wage; wages and employment benefits by local government entities; revise certain provisions Spencer Frye
3/8/2019 House Second Readers Industry and Labor --
General County Government Personnel/Employment Todd Edwards
HB 0634 NeutralLabor and industrial relations; employers to provide certain salary information; require Renitta Shannon
3/22/2019 House Second Readers Industry and Labor --
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