Weekly Update: Hospitality Win – Short-Term Rental Bill Survives Cut-Off

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Federal Overtime Proposal Released

The Department of Labor (DOL) released its rewrite of the Obama administration’s overtime rule, which more than doubled the salary threshold from the current level of $23,660 to $47,476 per year. The DOL’s rewrite of the rule proposes a salary increase of $35,308 per year. Read more here.

Win for Hospitality: Short-Term Rental Bill Survives Legislative House of Origin Cutoff

One of the largest cutoff deadlines of the 2019 legislative session – the house of origin cutoff was at 5 p.m. on Wednesday. Bills that began in the House or Senate needed to be voted out of their original chamber to advance in the legislative process. We are more than halfway through the 105-day session and were successful in advancing our short-term rental bill and in stopping restrictive scheduling from moving forward. If you would like a more in-depth update on what’s happening at the state level, please email Nicole Vukonich to subscribe to the Legislative News weekly email.

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