Bill Status of HB3898 103rd General Assembly
Short Description: HIGH ROADS KITCHEN PROGRAM
Rep. Camille Y. Lilly
|Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the High Roads Kitchen Program Act. Provides that the Department of Labor shall create the High Roads Kitchen Program to recognize restaurants that voluntarily take no allowance for gratuities under the Minimum Wage Law. Provides for program eligibility requirements, benefits, and revocation of certification. Provides that the Department may adopt rules to implement and enforce the program. Amends the Minimum Wage Law. Provides that, from July 1, 2024 through December 31, 2024, the allowance for gratuities to which an employer is entitled for an employee engaged in an occupation in which gratuities have been recognized as part of the remuneration shall not exceed 20% of the applicable minimum wage rate. Provides that, from January 1, 2025 through December 31, 2025, the allowance for gratuities shall not exceed 20% of the applicable minimum wage rate. Provides that, on and after January 1, 2026, an employer shall not be entitled to an allowance for gratuities and shall pay each employee no less than the applicable minimum wage rate.