House Bill 284

Last Action 01/17/24: to Committee on Committees (H)
Title AN ACT relating to wage theft.
Bill Documents Introduced
Fiscal Impact Statements Corrections Impact
Local Mandate
Bill Request Number 1104
Sponsors A. Camuel, G. Brown Jr., J. Raymond
Summary of Original Version Create a new section of KRS Chapter 514 to prohibit theft of wages; define terms and establish penalties; amend KRS 336.080 to permit the secretary to enter places of employment without unreasonable delay; amend KRS 337.020 to allow the commissioner to charge and collect past due wages; amend KRS 337.070 to require certain employers to include rate of pay, number of hours worked, the total amount of gross pay earned on wage statements provided to employees; amend KRS 337.320 to require employers to keep certain records for three years; create a new section of KRS Chapter 337 to require employers to provide to an employee a written notice at the time of hire that sets forth employment terms; amend KRS 337.990 to include a civil penalty for failure to provide the written notice to employee and maintain a copy of the signed notice.
Index Headings of Original Version Corrections Impact - Theft of wages, prohibition
Local Mandate - Wages, recordkeeping and reporting
Crimes and Punishments - Theft of wages, prohibition
Labor and Industry - Wages, recordkeeping and reporting
Labor and Industry - Theft of wages, prohibition
Personnel and Employment - Wages, recordkeeping and reporting
Wages and Hours - Wages, recordkeeping and reporting
Wages and Hours - Theft of wages, prohibition


  • introduced in House
  • to Committee on Committees (H)

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