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HB 5291 - Increases Minimum Wage - Key Vote

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Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (88-62) - (Key vote)

Title: Increases Minimum Wage

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that increases the minimum hourly wage, effective January 1, 2013.

Highlights:
  • Increases the minimum hourly wage as follows (Sec. 1):
    • From $8.25 to $8.50 per hour, beginning January 1, 2013; and
    • From $8.50 to $8.75 per hour, beginning January 1, 2014.
  • Increases gratuities for individuals in the hotel and restaurant industry, other than bartenders, from 31 percent of the minimum hourly wage to the following (Sec. 2):
    • 31.76 percent, beginning January 1, 2013;
    • 33.71 percent, beginning January 1, 2014; and
    • 31 percent, beginning January 1, 2015.
  • Increases gratuities for individuals that are bartenders from 11 percent of the minimum hourly wage to the following (Sec. 2):
    • 13.65 percent, beginning January 1, 2013;
    • 16.11 percent, beginning January 1, 2014; and
    • 11 percent, beginning January 1, 2015.

 

Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Increases Minimum Wage

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