Assembly Bill 873 (Floyd – 1987)
Chapter 976, Statutes of 1987 - AB 873
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Labor Code sections 226, 226.3, and 226.4 were amended and Labor Code sections 226.1 and 226.2 were repealed in 1987 following legislative passage of Assembly Bill 873. (See Exhibit A, #1d) Assembly member Richard E. Floyd introduced the bill, pertaining to requirements of payroll deduction statements, on February 24, 1987. (See Exhibit A, #1a)
Assembly Bill 873 was assigned to the Assembly Committee on Labor and Employment and the Senate Committee on Industrial Relations where policy issues raised by the bill were considered. (See Exhibit A, #2, #3 and #8) The Assembly Committee on Ways and Means and the Senate Committee on Appropriations considered the fiscal ramifications of the bill. (See Exhibit A, #2 and #5)
Two amendments were made to Assembly Bill 873, both in the Senate. (See Exhibit A, #1b, #1c, and #2) Subsequent to legislative approval, Governor George Deukmejian signed the bill on September 22, 1987, and it was recorded by the Secretary of State the following day as Chapter 976 of the Statutes of 1987. (See Exhibit A, #1d and #2)
Addressing Assembly Bill 873 as last amended, the Third Reading analysis of the Office of Senate Floor Analyses described this bill as follows:
. . . This bill consolidates and unifies differing requirements of payroll deductions statements when an employer makes wage payments by cash or by check, draft or voucher.(See Exhibit A, #11, page 1)