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House Bill 302

House Bill 422

By: Representative Joe Bouie

By: Representative Royce Duplessis

House Bill 302 creates new causes of action for employers by enacting the Louisiana Employment NonDiscrimination Act. HB302 failed passage in the House Labor and Industrial Relations Committee. ABC-LA was opposed to HB302.

House Bill 422 removes the current statute prohibiting parishes and municipalities from setting a local minimum wage. HB422 failed passage in the House Labor and Industrial Relations Committee. ABC-LA was opposed to HB422.

Senate Bill 155 By: Senator Troy Carter Senate Bill 155 creates a constitutional amendment to establish a state minimum hourly wage of nine dollars, effective July 1, 2020, and authorizes the legislature to increase the minimum wage by law to nine dollars an hour. SB155 was discussed at length on the Senate Floor prior to the author returning the bill to the calendar for the session. ABC-LA was opposed to SB155.

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ABC of Louisiana 2019 Legislative Report  

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