HB 133/LM (BR 449) - T. Riner, K. Hall, R. Meeks, T. Thompson, B. Yonts
AN ACT relating to wage discrimination.
Define "comparable worth" and use term to prohibit wage discrimination against a person of the opposite sex who is paid less for doing a job of comparable worth.
HB 133 - AMENDMENTS
HCS/LM - Delete original provisions; amend KRS 337.430 to increase statute of limitations for sex-based wage discrimination claims under KRS 337.420 to 337.433 and 337.990(14) from 6 months to 2 years as in the federal Equal Pay Act; create a new section to name KRS 337.420 to 337.433 and 337.990(14) the Kentucky Fair Pay Act.
(Prefiled by the sponsor(s).)
Jan 5-introduced in House; to Labor & Industry (H)
Jan 14-posted in committee; posting waived
Jan 28-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute
Feb 1-2nd reading, to Rules; posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Tuesday, February 2, 2010
Feb 3-3rd reading, passed 88-7 with Committee Substitute
Feb 4-received in Senate
Feb 8-to Judiciary (S)