AB 569 - An Act to Amend Section 512 of the Labor Code, Relating to Employment.

Meal periods: exemptions. 2009-2010 Legislature. View bill details
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Summary:
Existing law prohibits, subject to certain exceptions, an employer from requiring an employee to work more than 5 hours per day without providing a meal period and, notwithstanding that provision, authorizes the Industrial Welfare Commission to adopt a working condition order permitting a meal period to commence after 6 hours of work if the order is consistent with the health and welfare of… More
Existing law prohibits, subject to certain exceptions, an employer from requiring an employee to work more than 5 hours per day without providing a meal period and, notwithstanding that provision, authorizes the Industrial Welfare Commission to adopt a working condition order permitting a meal period to commence after 6 hours of work if the order is consistent with the health and welfare of affected employees.

This bill would exempt from these provisions employees in a construction occupation, commercial drivers, employees in the security services industry employed as security officers, and employees of electrical and gas corporations or local publicly owned electric utilities, as defined, if those employees are covered by a valid collective bargaining agreement containing specified terms, including meal period provisions. It would specify that its provisions do not affect the requirements for meal periods for certain other employees or employers. Hide
 
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Assembly Committee on Appropriations Vote: Do pass.

PASSED on May 13, 2009.

voted YES: 16 voted NO: 0
1 voted present/not voting

An Act to Amend Section 512 of the Labor Code, Relating to Employment.

AB 569 — 2009-2010 Legislature

Summary
Existing law prohibits, subject to certain exceptions, an employer from requiring an employee to work more than 5 hours per day without providing a meal period and, notwithstanding that provision, authorizes the Industrial Welfare Commission to adopt a working condition order permitting a meal period to commence after 6 hours of work if the order is consistent with the health and welfare of affected employees.

This bill would exempt from these provisions employees in a construction occupation, commercial drivers, employees in the security services industry employed as security officers, and employees of electrical and gas corporations or local publicly owned electric utilities, as defined, if those employees are covered by a valid collective bargaining agreement containing specified terms, including meal period provisions. It would specify that its provisions do not affect the requirements for meal periods for certain other employees or employers.
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Title
An Act to Amend Section 512 of the Labor Code, Relating to Employment.
Author(s)
Bill Emmerson
Co-Authors
    Subjects
    • Meal periods: exemptions
    Major Actions
    Introduced2/25/2009
    Referred to Committee
    Passed Assembly Committee on Labor and Employment4/22/2009
    Passed Assembly Committee on Appropriations5/13/2009
    Passed Assembly5/21/2009
    Passed Senate Committee on Labor and Industrial Relations6/25/2009
    Passed Senate Committee on Labor and Industrial Relations6/23/2010
    Passed Senate8/25/2010
    Passed Assembly8/26/2010
    Presented to the governor (enrolled)9/08/2010
    Became law (chaptered).9/30/2010
    Bill History
    Chamber/CommitteeMotionDateResult
    select this voteAssembly Committee on Labor and EmploymentDo pass as amended and be re-referred to the Committee on Appropriations.4/22/2009This motion PASSED the Assembly Committee on Labor and Employment
    7 voted YES 0 voted NO 0 voted present/not voting
    currently selectedAssembly Committee on AppropriationsDo pass.5/13/2009This motion PASSED the Assembly Committee on Appropriations
    16 voted YES 0 voted NO 1 voted present/not voting
    select this voteAssemblyAB 569 EMMERSON Assembly Third Reading5/21/2009This bill PASSED the Assembly
    72 voted YES 2 voted NO 6 voted present/not voting
    select this voteSenate Committee on Labor and Industrial RelationsDo pass as amended, and re-refer to the Committee on Appropriations.6/25/2009This motion PASSED the Senate Committee on Labor and Industrial Relations
    6 voted YES 0 voted NO 0 voted present/not voting
    select this voteSenate Committee on Labor and Industrial RelationsDo pass, but re-refer to the Committee on Appropriations.6/23/2010This motion PASSED the Senate Committee on Labor and Industrial Relations
    5 voted YES 0 voted NO 1 voted present/not voting
    select this voteSenateAssembly 3rd Reading AB569 Emmerson By Emmerson8/25/2010This bill PASSED the Senate
    27 voted YES 1 voted NO 11 voted present/not voting
    select this voteAssemblyAB 569 Concurrence in Senate Amendments By BERRYHILL, B.8/26/2010This bill PASSED the Assembly
    70 voted YES 4 voted NO 4 voted present/not voting
    ActionDateDescription
    Introduced2/25/2009
    2/25/2009Read first time. To print.
    2/26/2009From printer. May be heard in committee March 28.
    3/26/2009Referred to Com. on L. & E.
    4/02/2009From committee chair, with author's amendments: Amend, and re-refer to Com. on L. & E. Read second time and amended.
    4/13/2009Re-referred to Com. on L. & E.
    select this voteVote4/22/2009Do pass as amended and be re-referred to the Committee on Appropriations.
    4/23/2009From committee: Amend, do pass as amended, and re-refer to Com. on APPR. (Ayes 7. Noes 0.) (April 22).
    4/27/2009Read second time and amended.
    4/28/2009Re-referred to Com. on APPR.
    currently selectedVote5/13/2009Do pass.
    5/14/2009From committee: Do pass. (Ayes 16. Noes 0.) (May 13).
    5/18/2009Read second time. To third reading.
    5/21/2009Read third time, passed, and to Senate. (Ayes 72. Noes 2. Page 1625.)
    5/21/2009In Senate. Read first time. To Com. on RLS. for assignment.
    select this voteAssembly Vote on Passage5/21/2009AB 569 EMMERSON Assembly Third Reading
    6/04/2009Referred to Com. on L. & I.R.
    6/22/2009In committee: Hearing postponed by committee.
    select this voteVote6/25/2009Do pass as amended, and re-refer to the Committee on Appropriations.
    6/30/2009From committee: Amend, do pass as amended, and re-refer to Com. on APPR. (Ayes 6. Noes 0.) (June 25).
    7/01/2009Read second time, amended, and re-referred to Com. on APPR.
    7/14/2009From committee: Be placed on second reading file pursuant to Senate Rule 28.8.
    7/15/2009Read second time. To third reading.
    9/04/2009Read third time, amended. To second reading.
    9/08/2009Read second time. To third reading. Re-referred to Com. on RLS. pursuant to Senate Rule 29.10(c).
    9/10/2009Senate Rule 29.3 suspended. From committee chair, with author's amendments: Amend, and re-refer to committee. Read second time, amended, and re-referred to Com. on RLS.
    9/11/2009From committee chair, with author's amendments: Amend, and re-refer to committee. Read second time, amended, and re-referred to Com. on RLS.
    2/04/2010Re-referred to Com. on L. & I.R.
    5/18/2010In committee: Set, first hearing. Hearing canceled at the request of author.
    5/25/2010From committee chair, with author's amendments: Amend, and re-refer to committee. Read second time, amended, and re-referred to Com. on L. & I.R.
    6/16/2010From committee chair, with author's amendments: Amend, and re-refer to committee. Read second time, amended, and re-referred to Com. on L. & I.R.
    select this voteVote6/23/2010Do pass, but re-refer to the Committee on Appropriations.
    6/24/2010From committee: Do pass, and re-refer to Com. on APPR. Re-referred. (Ayes 5. Noes 0.) (June 23).
    8/02/2010From committee: Be placed on second reading file pursuant to Senate Rule 28.8.
    8/03/2010Read second time. To third reading.
    8/20/2010Read third time, amended. To second reading.
    8/23/2010Read second time. To third reading.
    8/25/2010Read third time, passed, and to Assembly. (Ayes 27. Noes 1. Page 4869.)
    8/25/2010In Assembly. Concurrence in Senate amendments pending. May be considered on or after August 27 pursuant to Assembly Rule 77.
    select this voteSenate Vote on Passage8/25/2010Assembly 3rd Reading AB569 Emmerson By Emmerson
    8/26/2010Assembly Rule 77 suspended. (Ayes 49. Noes 27. Page 6707.) Senate amendments concurred in. To enrollment. (Ayes 70. Noes 4. Page 6727.)
    select this voteAssembly Vote on Passage8/26/2010AB 569 Concurrence in Senate Amendments By BERRYHILL, B.
    9/08/2010Enrolled and to the Governor at 4 p.m.
    9/30/2010Approved by the Governor.
    9/30/2010Chaptered by Secretary of State - Chapter 662, Statutes of 2010.

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