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AB-674 Division of Labor Standards Enforcement: enforcement power.(2019-2020)

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Date Published: 02/15/2019 09:00 PM
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CALIFORNIA LEGISLATURE— 2019–2020 REGULAR SESSION

Assembly Bill
No. 674


Introduced by Assembly Member Petrie-Norris

February 15, 2019


An act to amend Section 92 of the Labor Code, relating to employment.


LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL'S DIGEST


AB 674, as introduced, Petrie-Norris. Division of Labor Standards Enforcement: enforcement power.
Existing law establishes within the Department of Industrial Relations the Division of Labor Standards Enforcement under the direction of the Labor Commissioner. Existing law authorizes the Labor Commissioner, the commissioner’s deputies, and the commissioner’s agents to, among other things, issue subpoenas for the purpose of carrying out the laws that the Division of Labor Standards Enforcement is responsible for enforcing.
This bill would make nonsubstantive changes to the provision authorizing the commissioner, the commissioner’s deputies, and the commissioner’s agents to issue subpoenas and engage in other enforcement activities.
Vote: MAJORITY   Appropriation: NO   Fiscal Committee: NO   Local Program: NO  

The people of the State of California do enact as follows:


SECTION 1.

 Section 92 of the Labor Code is amended to read:

92.
 The Labor Commissioner, his and the commissioner’s deputies and agents, may issue subpenas subpoenas to compel the attendance of witnesses and parties and the production of books, papers and records; administer oaths; examine witnesses under oath; take the verification, acknowledgment, or proof of written instruments; and take depositions and affidavits for the purpose of carrying out the provisions of this code and all laws which the division is to enforce.