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General Assembly

Amendment

 

February Session, 2016

LCO No. 3915

   
 

*SB0021103915SDO*

Offered by:

 

SEN. GOMES, 23rd Dist.

REP. TERCYAK, 26th Dist.

 

To: Subst. Senate Bill No. 211

File No. 54

Cal. No. 93

"AN ACT ALLOWING EMPLOYERS TO PAY WAGES USING PAYROLL CARDS. "

In line 97, after "each" insert "calendar"

Strike lines 102 to 111, inclusive, in their entirety and insert the following in lieu thereof:

"(j) Each employee with a payroll card shall be permitted, on timely notice to the employer and without cost or fear of reprisal or discrimination or the assessment of any penalty, to receive his or her wages, salary or other compensation by direct deposit into a personal account at any bank, Connecticut credit union or federal credit union that has agreed to accept such deposits or by negotiable check. The employer shall begin payment by direct deposit as soon as practicable but not later than the first pay day after fourteen days from receiving both the employee's request and the account information necessary to make the deposit, or by check as soon as practicable but not later than the first pay day after fourteen days from receiving the employee's request. "

In line 124, strike "assures" and insert "ensures" in lieu thereof