Rejected

7

Tipped Wages

Mr. Tarr moved that the bill be amended by striking Section 7 in its entirety and inserting in place thereof the following sections:-

“SECTION 7. Section 7 of said chapter 151, as so appearing, is hereby further amended by striking out, in lines 30 and 31, inclusive, the words “the cash wage required to be paid such an employee on July 1, 1999” and inserting in place thereof the following:- “$2.89; provided, however, that if an employer certifies with the department that its tipped employees receive at least twice the wage in effect under section 1, then the amount paid to such employee by the employer shall be an amount equal to: (1) the cash wage paid such employee which for purposes of such determination shall be not less than the cash wage required to be paid such an employee on July 1, 1999; and (2) an additional amount on account of the tips received by such employee which amount is equal to the difference between the wage specified in clause (1) and twice the wage in effect under section 1.”

“SECTION 7A. Said Section 7 of said chapter 151, as so appearing, is hereby amended by striking out the figure ‘$2.89’, inserted by section 6, and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- ‘$3.15’.”;

and moves to further amend the bill by striking Section 43 in its entirety and inserting in place thereof the following Section:-

“SECTION 43. Sections 2 and 6 shall take effect on July 1, 2014.”;

and moves to further amend the bill by inserting at the end thereof the following new sections:-

“SECTION__. Section 7 shall take effect on January 1, 2015.

SECTION__. Section 7A shall take effect on January 1, 2016.”