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A 2162 - Increases Minimum Wage - Key Vote

New Jersey Key Votes

Erik Peterson voted Nay (Concurrence Vote) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Vetoed (Conditional Veto) (Executive) -

Title: Increases Minimum Wage

Legislation - Concurrence Vote Passed (House) (44-31) - (Key vote)

Title: Increases Minimum Wage

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that increases the minimum hourly wage.

Highlights:
  • Increases the minimum hourly wage rate from $7.15 per hour to $8.50 per hour, effective March 1, 2013 (Sec. 1).
  • Requires the commissioner to increase the minimum hourly wage in direct proportion to any increase in the Consumer Price Index, or if the federal minimum wage is increased above the rate set by the state (Sec. 1).
  • Requires any subsequent increase in the minimum hourly wage rate to become effective on the following January 1 (Sec. 1).
Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (Senate) (23-16) - (Key vote)

Title: Increases Minimum Wage

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that increases the minimum hourly wage.

Highlights:
  • Increases the minimum hourly wage rate from $7.15 per hour to $8.50 per hour, effective March 1, 2013 (Sec. 1).
  • Requires the commissioner to increase the minimum hourly wage in direct proportion to any increase in the Consumer Price Index, or if the federal minimum wage is increased above the rate set by the state (Sec. 1).
  • Requires any subsequent increase in the minimum hourly wage rate to become effective on the following January 1 (Sec. 1).
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (46-33) - (Key vote)

Title: Increases Minimum Wage

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that increases the minimum hourly wage.

Highlights:
  • Increases the minimum hourly wage from $7.15 per hour to $8.50 per hour, effective July 1, 2012 (Sec. 1).
  • Requires the minimum hourly wage to be adjusted in direct proportion to any increase from the preceding calendar year in the Consumer Price Index for all urban consumers in the New York City and Philadelphia areas beginning in 2013 and effective July 1 of each year (Sec. 1).
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Increases Minimum Wage

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