SB0853 (CH0017)

Find a 2018 Bill:

2018 Regular Session

 

Entitled:

Labor and Employment - General Contractor Liability for Unpaid Wages

Sponsored by:

Senator Klausmeier

Status:

Enacted under Article II, Section 17(b) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 17


Synopsis:Providing that certain general contractors are jointly and severally liable for certain violations of the wage payment and collection law by a subcontractor regardless of whether the subcontractor is in a direct contractual relationship with the general contractor; requiring a subcontractor to indemnify a general contractor for certain wages, damages, interest, penalties, or fees except under certain circumstances; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Senators Klausmeier, Benson, Feldman, and Rosapepe
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: HB1539
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2018
Committee(s):
Finance  View Committee HearingEconomic Matters
Broad Subject(s):Private Sector Labor and Industry
Narrow Subject(s):Contractors -see also- Heating & Cooling; Home Improvement
Contracts -see also- Land Installment Contracts; Procurement
Debt Collection -see also- Attachments and Garnishments
Liability -see also- Good Samaritan
Penalties and Sentences -see also- Death Penalty
Salaries and Compensation -see also- Overtime; Reimb. Rates
Statutes:Article - Labor and Employment
(3-507.2)

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April 12, 2018 1:39 P.M.