HB 220 Firefighters and EMTs; overtime compensation.
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Summary as passed House: (all summaries)
Firefighters; overtime compensation for firefighters and emergency medical technicians. Requires firefighters, emergency medical technicians, paramedics, ambulance personnel, rescue workers, and hazardous materials workers to be paid overtime at a rate of not less than one and one-half times the employee's regular rate of pay for all hours of work in excess of 53 hours in a seven-day work period or 212 hours in a 28-day work period, or for work periods adopted between seven and 28 days, the number of hours which bears the same relationship to 212 as the number of days in the work period bears to 28. For purposes of computing fire protection employees' entitlement to overtime compensation, all hours in which an employee works or is in a paid status shall be counted as hours of work. The bill provides for remedies for violation.

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01/12/00  House: Presented & ordered printed 002481660  pdf
02/09/00  House: Committee substitute printed 002953660-H1  pdf

01/12/00  House: Presented & ordered printed 002481660
01/12/00  House: Referred to Committee on Counties, Cities and Towns
01/19/00  House: Assigned to C. C. T. sub-committee: 1
02/08/00  House: Reported from C. C. T. with sub (9-Y 7-N)
02/09/00  House: Committee substitute printed 002953660-H1
02/10/00  House: Read first time
02/11/00  House: Read second time
02/11/00  House: Committee substitute agreed to 002953660-H1
02/11/00  House: Pending question ordered
02/11/00  House: Engrossed by House - com. sub. 002953660-H1 (58-Y 39-N)
02/11/00  House: VOTE: ENGROSSMENT (58-Y 39-N)
02/12/00  House: Read third time and passed House (60-Y 38-N)
02/12/00  House: VOTE: PASSAGE (60-Y 38-N)
02/12/00  House: Communicated to Senate
02/14/00  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed
02/14/00  Senate: Referred to Committee on General Laws
02/23/00  Senate: Pursuant to S. Rule20(j),rereferred by G.L. (15-Y 0-N)
02/23/00  Senate: Rereferred to Local Government
02/29/00  Senate: Continued to 2001 in Local Government (15-Y 0-N)