LD 616 LR 1458(02)
An Act To Increase Accountability for Wage Violations
Fiscal Note for Bill as Amended by Committee Amendment " "
Committee: Labor and Housing
Fiscal Note Required: Yes
Fiscal Note
Potential current biennium revenue increase - General Fund
FY 2021-22 FY 2022-23 Projections  FY 2023-24 Projections  FY 2024-25
Net Cost (Savings)
General Fund $283,313 $385,260 $396,397 $407,879
General Fund $283,313 $385,260 $396,397 $407,879
Fiscal Detail and Notes
This bill includes General Fund appropriations of $283,313 in fiscal year 2021-22 and $385,260 in fiscal year 2022-23 to the Regulation and Enforcement program within the Department of Labor for 4 Labor and Safety Inspector positions for enforcement of wage and hour laws.
Increasing the fine for a violation of certain state wage and benefits laws to $500 for the first violation and at least $500 but no more than $2,500 for each subsequent violation may result in an increase in General Fund revenues beginning in fiscal year 2021-22.  The amount will depend on the number and amount of fines assessed.