SB 1121 - An Act to Amend Section 554 of the Labor Code, Relating to Employment.

Overtime wages: agricultural workers. 2009-2010 Legislature. View bill details
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Summary:
Existing law sets wage and hour requirements for employees and requires an employer to pay overtime wages as specified to an employee who works in excess of a workday or workweek, as defined. Existing law exempts agricultural employees from these requirements.

This bill would remove the exemption for agricultural employees.  
Status:
This bill was passed by both houses and vetoed by the Governor. It did not become law
Assembly Committee on Labor and Employment Vote: Do pass.

PASSED on June 23, 2010.

voted YES: 4 voted NO: 1
2 voted present/not voting

An Act to Amend Section 554 of the Labor Code, Relating to Employment.

SB 1121 — 2009-2010 Legislature

Summary
Existing law sets wage and hour requirements for employees and requires an employer to pay overtime wages as specified to an employee who works in excess of a workday or workweek, as defined. Existing law exempts agricultural employees from these requirements.

This bill would remove the exemption for agricultural employees.
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Title
An Act to Amend Section 554 of the Labor Code, Relating to Employment.
Author(s)
Dean Florez
Co-Authors
    Subjects
    • Overtime wages: agricultural workers
    Major Actions
    Introduced2/18/2010
    Referred to Committee
    Passed Senate Committee on Labor and Industrial Relations5/03/2010
    Passed Senate6/03/2010
    Passed Assembly Committee on Labor and Employment6/23/2010
    Passed Assembly7/01/2010
    Presented to the governor (enrolled)7/20/2010
    Vetoed by Governor7/28/2010
    Vetoed by Governor7/28/2010
    Bill History
    Chamber/CommitteeMotionDateResult
    select this voteSenate Committee on Labor and Industrial RelationsDo pass.5/03/2010This motion PASSED the Senate Committee on Labor and Industrial Relations
    4 voted YES 2 voted NO 0 voted present/not voting
    select this voteSenateSenate 3rd Reading SB1121 Florez6/03/2010This bill PASSED the Senate
    23 voted YES 12 voted NO 3 voted present/not voting
    currently selectedAssembly Committee on Labor and EmploymentDo pass.6/23/2010This motion PASSED the Assembly Committee on Labor and Employment
    4 voted YES 1 voted NO 2 voted present/not voting
    select this voteAssemblySB 1121 Florez Senate Third Reading By MONNING7/01/2010This bill PASSED the Assembly
    47 voted YES 28 voted NO 4 voted present/not voting
    ActionDateDescription
    Introduced2/18/2010
    2/18/2010Introduced. Read first time. To Com. on RLS. for assignment. To print.
    2/19/2010From print. May be acted upon on or after March 21.
    2/25/2010To Com. on L. & I.R.
    4/07/2010Set for hearing April 28.
    4/28/2010Set, first hearing. Testimony taken. Further hearing to be set.
    4/29/2010Set for hearing May 3. (For vote only.)
    select this voteVote5/03/2010Do pass.
    5/03/2010From committee: Do pass. (Ayes 4. Noes 2. Page 3429.)
    5/04/2010Read second time. To third reading.
    6/03/2010Read third time. Passed. (Ayes 23. Noes 12. Page 3778.) To Assembly.
    6/03/2010In Assembly. Read first time. Held at Desk.
    select this voteSenate Vote on Passage6/03/2010Senate 3rd Reading SB1121 Florez
    6/10/2010To Com. on L. & E.
    currently selectedVote6/23/2010Do pass.
    6/24/2010From committee: Do pass. (Ayes 4. Noes 1.) (Heard in committee on June 23.)
    6/28/2010Read second time. To third reading.
    7/01/2010Read third time. Passed. (Ayes 47. Noes 28. Page 5929.) To Senate.
    7/01/2010In Senate. To enrollment.
    select this voteAssembly Vote on Passage7/01/2010SB 1121 Florez Senate Third Reading By MONNING
    7/20/2010Enrolled. To Governor at 10:30 a.m.
    Vetoed7/28/2010Vetoed by Governor.
    7/28/2010In Senate. To unfinished business. (Veto)
    9/30/2010Stricken from Senate file. Veto sustained.

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