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Session 123 - (2019-2020)Printer Friendly
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H 3615 General Bill, By Brawley, Rose, Henderson-Myers, Garvin, King, McDaniel, Henegan, Clary, Rivers, Gilliard, Jefferson, Norrell, Rutherford, Pendarvis, Cogswell, Bernstein, Howard, Simmons, Cobb-Hunter, Wheeler, Parks, Thigpen, Dillard, Bales and Govan
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    A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING CHAPTER 11 TO TITLE 41 SO AS TO ENACT THE "ACT TO ESTABLISH PAY EQUITY", TO PROVIDE THAT NO EMPLOYER MAY PAY WAGES TO EMPLOYEES AT RATES LESS THAN THE RATES PAID TO EMPLOYEES OF OTHER RACES, RELIGIONS, COLORS, SEXES, INCLUDING GENDER IDENTITY AND SEXUAL ORIENTATION, AGES, NATIONAL ORIGINS, OR DISABILITY STATUSES FOR COMPARABLE WORK, TO PROVIDE EXCEPTIONS, TO PROVIDE CERTAIN EMPLOYMENT PRACTICES RELATING TO REQUESTS FOR THE DISCLOSURE OF WAGES ARE UNLAWFUL, TO PROVIDE EXCEPTIONS, TO PROVIDE CIVIL ACTIONS ASSERTING VIOLATIONS MAY BE MAINTAINED AGAINST EMPLOYERS IN COURTS OF COMPETENT JURISDICTION, TO PROVIDE FOR THE RECOVERY OF UNPAID WAGES AND DAMAGES, TO PROVIDE PENALTIES FOR EMPLOYERS WHO VIOLATE THE PROVISIONS OF THIS ACT, TO ESTABLISH PAY EQUITY, TO PROVIDE THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR, LICENSING AND REGULATION SHALL HAVE THE AUTHORITY TO INVESTIGATE VIOLATIONS AND TO BRING CERTAIN ACTIONS, TO PROVIDE EMPLOYERS SHALL POST CERTAIN INFORMATION IN CONSPICUOUS PLACES, AND TO DEFINE NECESSARY TERMS.
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01/16/19House Introduced and read first time (House Journal-page 21)
01/16/19House Referred to Committee on Judiciary (House Journal-page 21)
01/16/19House Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Pendarvis
01/29/19House Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Cogswell, Bernstein
01/31/19House Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Howard, Simmons
02/05/19House Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Cobb-Hunter
02/13/19House Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Dillard
02/14/19House Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Wheeler
02/19/19House Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Parks
03/27/19House Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Thigpen
04/02/19House Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Bales, Govan



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