HB 1714 Garnishment; increasing maximum portion of protected disposable earnings.
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Summary as introduced:
Garnishment; increasing maximum portion of protected disposable earnings.  Increases the amount of a worker's aggregate disposable earnings protected from garnishment. Currently, the amount subject to garnishment may not exceed the lesser of (i) 25 percent of the worker's disposable weekly earnings or (ii) the amount by which his disposable earnings exceed 30 times the federal minimum hourly wage. This bill raises the federal minimum wage multiplier from 30 to 40.

Full text:
12/30/04  House: Prefiled & ordered printed; offered 01/12/05 057244372  pdf
02/25/05  House: Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1714ER)  pdf
03/28/05  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0286)  pdf

Status:
12/30/04  House: Prefiled & ordered printed; offered 01/12/05 057244372
12/30/04  House: Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/14/05  House: Assigned to C. J. sub-committee: Civil Law
01/21/05  House: Reported from Courts of Justice (13-Y 5-N)
01/25/05  House: Read first time
01/26/05  House: Read second time and engrossed
01/27/05  House: Read third time and passed House (90-Y 7-N)
01/27/05  House: VOTE: PASSAGE (90-Y 7-N)
01/27/05  House: Communicated to Senate
01/28/05  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed
01/28/05  Senate: Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/09/05  Senate: Reported from Courts of Justice (12-Y 0-N)
02/11/05  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N)
02/11/05  Senate: VOTE: CONST. RDG. DISPENSED R (39-Y 0-N)
02/14/05  Senate: Read third time
02/14/05  Senate: Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
02/14/05  Senate: VOTE: (40-Y 0-N)
02/25/05  House: Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1714ER)
02/25/05  House: Enrolled
02/25/05  House: Signed by Speaker
02/28/05  Senate: Signed by President
03/20/05  Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 286 (effective 7/1/05)
03/28/05  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0286)