Labor and Employment – Lien for Unpaid Wages – District Court Jurisdiction

Bill Number:  SB0035

Bill Sponsor(s):  Senator Norman

Subject:  Judicial Proceedings

Bill Summary:

Establishing that the District Court has concurrent jurisdiction with the circuit courts over proceedings under certain provisions of law regarding liens for unpaid wages and has the powers of a court in equity in those proceedings; authorizing a certain employer to dispute a lien for unpaid wages by filing a complaint in the District Court sitting in the county where property of an employer is located; providing for the prospective application of the Act; etc.

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