PRINTER'S NO. 393
THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF PENNSYLVANIA
SENATE BILL
No.
426
Session of
2019
INTRODUCED BY FONTANA, L. WILLIAMS, HUGHES, COSTA AND
TARTAGLIONE, MARCH 11, 2019
REFERRED TO LABOR AND INDUSTRY, MARCH 11, 2019
AN ACT
Amending the act of January 17, 1968 (P.L.11, No.5), entitled
"An act establishing a fixed minimum wage and overtime rates
for employes, with certain exceptions; providing for minimum
rates for learners and apprentices; creating a Minimum Wage
Advisory Board and defining its powers and duties; conferring
powers and imposing duties upon the Department of Labor and
Industry; imposing duties on employers; and providing
penalties," further providing for preemption.
The General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
hereby enacts as follows:
Section 1. Section 14.1(a) of the act of January 17, 1968
(P.L.11, No.5), known as the Minimum Wage Act of 1968, is
amended and the section is amended by adding a subsection to
read:
Section 14.1. Preemption.--(a) Except as set forth in
[subsection (b)] subsections (b) and (c), this act shall preempt
and supersede any local ordinance or rule concerning the subject
matter of this act.
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(c) This section does not prohibit a county of the second
class from adopting an ordinance or rule concerning the subject
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matter of this act.
Section 2. This act shall take effect in 60 days.
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