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Labor and Employment - Lien for Unpaid Wages - District Court Jurisdiction

Sponsored by:

Senator Norman


In the Senate - Unfavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings

Synopsis:Establishing that the District Court has concurrent jurisdiction with the circuit courts over proceedings under certain provisions of law regarding liens for unpaid wages and has the powers of a court in equity in those proceedings; authorizing a certain employer to dispute a lien for unpaid wages by filing a complaint in the District Court sitting in the county where property of an employer is located; providing for the prospective application of the Act; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Senator Norman
Additional Facts:Bill File Type: Pre-Filed
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2018
Judicial Proceedings  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Private Sector Labor and Industry
Courts and Court Personnel - Statewide
Civil Actions and Procedures
Narrow Subject(s):District Courts
Liens -see also- Mechanics' Liens
Salaries and Compensation -see also- Overtime; Reimb. Rates
Work, Labor and Employment -see also- Col Barg; Holiday; etc
Statutes:Article - Courts and Judicial Proceedings
Article - Labor and Employment
(3-1102 through 3-1105)

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January 17, 2018 4:07 P.M.