Session Update

SB 340/ HB 3625

i Mar 27th Comments Off by
SB 340 (Sen. Jose Rodriguez) Strengthen the Penalty that the Texas Workforce Commission can levy against employees who act in Bad Faith when they don’t pay their workers.
  • SB 340 was heard in the Senate Economic Development Committee on 3/20/13
  • Awesome testimony was provided by WDP member Guillermo Perez. Chairman Deuell was so moved by the testimony he asked Guillermo to stay after and have their picture taken!
  • A committee substitute was discussed that provided additional guidelines for what actions are considered Bad Faith.
  • SB 340 was voted out of committee with 6 Ays and 1 absent (but supportive).
  • We hope it will be placed on local and consent calendars and quickly voted out of the Senate.
  • HB 3625 was filed as a house companion on 3/8/13 by Rep. Mary Gonzalez.