AB 1676

  • California Assembly Bill
  • 2015-2016 Regular Session
  • Introduced in Assembly
  • Passed Assembly Jun 02, 2016
  • Passed Senate Aug 23, 2016
  • Signed by Governor Sep 30, 2016

Employers: wage discrimination.

Abstract

Existing law generally prohibits an employer from paying an employee at wage rates less than the rates paid to employees of the opposite sex in the same establishment for equal work on jobs the performance of which requires equal skill, effort, and responsibility, and which are performed under similar working conditions. Existing law establishes exceptions to that prohibition, including, among others, where the payment is made based on any bona fide factor other than sex, such as education, training, or experience. Existing law makes it a misdemeanor for an employer or other person acting either individually or as an officer, agent, or employee of another person to pay or cause to be paid to any employee a wage less than the rate paid to an employee of the opposite sex as required by these provisions, or who reduces the wages of any employee in order to comply with these provisions. Existing law also makes it a misdemeanor for an employer to refuse or neglect to comply with the above provisions of law. This bill would specify that prior salary cannot, by itself, justify any disparity in compensation under the bona fide factor exception to the above prohibition. By changing the definition of an existing crime, this bill would impose a state-mandated local program. This bill would incorporate additional changes in Section 1197.5 of the Labor Code proposed by SB 1063 that would become operative only if SB 1063 and this bill are both chaptered and become effective on or before January 1, 2017, and this bill is chaptered last. The California Constitution requires the state to reimburse local agencies and school districts for certain costs mandated by the state. Statutory provisions establish procedures for making that reimbursement. This bill would provide that no reimbursement is required by this act for a specified reason.

Bill Sponsors (8)

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Sep 30, 2016

California State Legislature

Chaptered by Secretary of State - Chapter 856, Statutes of 2016.

California State Legislature

Approved by the Governor.

Sep 02, 2016

California State Legislature

Enrolled and presented to the Governor at 12 p.m.

Aug 29, 2016

Assembly

Senate amendments concurred in. To Engrossing and Enrolling. (Ayes 71. Noes 4. Page 6339.).

Aug 24, 2016

Assembly

In Assembly. Concurrence in Senate amendments pending. May be considered on or after August 26 pursuant to Assembly Rule 77.

Aug 23, 2016

Senate

Read third time. Passed. Ordered to the Assembly. (Ayes 38. Noes 0. Page 5291.).

Aug 22, 2016

Senate

Read second time. Ordered to third reading.

Aug 19, 2016

Senate

Read third time and amended. Ordered to second reading.

Aug 02, 2016

Senate

Read second time. Ordered to third reading.

Aug 01, 2016

Senate

From committee: Be placed on second reading file pursuant to Senate Rule 28.8.

Jun 29, 2016

Senate

From committee: Do pass and re-refer to Com. on APPR. (Ayes 7. Noes 0.) (June 28). Re-referred to Com. on APPR.

  • Referral-Committee
  • Committee-Passage-Favorable
  • Committee-Passage
Com. on APPR.

Jun 22, 2016

Senate

From committee: Do pass and re-refer to Com. on JUD. (Ayes 5. Noes 0.) (June 22). Re-referred to Com. on JUD.

  • Referral-Committee
  • Committee-Passage-Favorable
  • Committee-Passage
Com. on JUD.

Jun 15, 2016

Senate

From committee chair, with author's amendments: Amend, and re-refer to committee. Read second time, amended, and re-referred to Com. on L. & I.R.

  • Referral-Committee
  • Reading-2
  • Amendment-Introduction
  • Amendment-Passage
  • Reading-1
Com. on L. & I.R.

Jun 09, 2016

Senate

Referred to Coms. on L. & I.R. and JUD.

  • Referral-Committee
Coms. on L. & I.R. and JUD.

Jun 06, 2016

Senate

In Senate. Read first time. To Com. on RLS. for assignment.

Jun 02, 2016

Assembly

Read third time. Passed. Ordered to the Senate. (Ayes 47. Noes 29. Page 5206.)

Jun 01, 2016

Assembly

Read second time. Ordered to third reading.

May 31, 2016

Assembly

Read second time and amended. Ordered returned to second reading.

May 27, 2016

Assembly

From committee: Amend, and do pass as amended. (Ayes 13. Noes 6.) (May 27).

May 04, 2016

Assembly

In committee: Set, first hearing. Referred to APPR. suspense file.

  • Referral-Committee
APPR APPR. suspense file.

Apr 21, 2016

Assembly

From committee: Do pass and re-refer to Com. on APPR. (Ayes 4. Noes 2.) (April 20). Re-referred to Com. on APPR.

  • Referral-Committee
  • Committee-Passage-Favorable
  • Committee-Passage
Com. on APPR.

Apr 04, 2016

Assembly

In committee: Set, first hearing. Hearing canceled at the request of author.

Feb 04, 2016

Assembly

Referred to Com. on L. & E.

  • Referral-Committee
Com. on L. & E.

Jan 20, 2016

Assembly

From printer. May be heard in committee February 19.

Jan 19, 2016

Assembly

Read first time. To print.

Bill Text

Bill Text Versions Format
AB1676 HTML
01/19/16 - Introduced PDF
05/31/16 - Amended Assembly PDF
06/15/16 - Amended Senate PDF
08/19/16 - Amended Senate PDF
08/30/16 - Enrolled PDF
09/30/16 - Chaptered PDF

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