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Introduced Version House Bill 2264 History

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H. B. 2264

 

         (By Delegate Caputo)

         [Introduced January 12, 2011; referred to the

Committee on Health and Human Resources then the Judiciary.]

 

 

 

A BILL to amend the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, by adding thereto a new section, designated §21-5-19, relating to requiring employers to pay nurses at their regular rate of pay for all the time they are on-call on the employer’s premises.

Be it enacted by the Legislature of West Virginia:

    That the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, be amended by adding thereto a new section, designated §21-5-19, to read as follows:

ARTICLE 5. WAGE PAYMENT AND COLLECTION.

§21-5-19. Payment for on-call time on employer’s premises.

    When an employer requires a nurse employee to be on-call for nursing duty on the employer’s premises, the employer shall compensate the nurse at the nurse’s regular rate of pay for all the time the nurse is on-call.



    NOTE: The purpose of this bill is to require employers to pay nurses at their regular rate of pay for all the time they are on-call on the employer’s premises.


     This section is new; therefore, it has been completely underscored.

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