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SCR 1 - Increases Minimum Wage - Key Vote

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Vincent Prieto voted Yea (Concurrence Vote) on this Legislation-Concurrent Resolution.

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Legislation-Concurrent Resolution - Concurrence Vote Passed (House) (46-31) - (Key vote)

Title: Increases Minimum Wage

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to concur with Senate amendments and pass a joint resolution that submits a constitutional amendment to voters that increases state minimum wage, effective January 1 after approval by voters.

Highlights:
  • Increases the state minimum wage from $7.25 to $8.25 per hour (Sec. 1).
  • Requires the minimum wage be increased each year in accordance with any increase in the Consumer Price Index, effective January 1 of each year (Sec. 1). 
  • Requires the state minimum wage to match any increase of the Federal minimum wage above $8.25 per hour (Sec. 1).
  • Specifies that the provisions of this concurrent resolution are effective January 1 following approval by voters (Sec. 1).
  • Requires this resolution to be submitted to voters at the next general election (Sec. 2).
Legislation-Concurrent Resolution - Concurrence Vote Passed (Senate) (22-15) - (Key vote)
Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to concur with House amendments and adopt additional amendments to a joint resolution that submits a constitutional amendment to voters that increases state minimum wage, effective January 1 after approval by voters.

Highlights:
  • Increases the state minimum wage from $7.25 to $8.25 per hour (Sec. 1).
  • Requires the minimum wage be increased each year in accordance with any increase in the Consumer Price Index, effective January 1 of each year (Sec. 1). 
  • Requires the state minimum wage to match any increase of the Federal minimum wage above $8.25 per hour (Sec. 1).
  • Specifies that the provisions of this concurrent resolution are effective January 1 following approval by voters (Sec. 1).
  • Requires this resolution to be submitted to voters at the next general election (Sec. 2).
Legislation-Concurrent Resolution - Bill Passed With Amendment (House) (46-29) -
Note:

NOTE: THIS IS A SUBSTITUTE BILL, MEANING THE LANGUAGE OF THE ORIGINAL BILL HAS BEEN REPLACED. THE DEGREE TO WHICH THE SUBSTITUTE BILL TEXT DIFFERS FROM THE PREVIOUS VERSION OF THE TEXT CAN VARY GREATLY.

NOTE: AN AMENDMENT TO THE CONSTITUTION REQUIRES APPROVAL BY A THREE-FIFTHS MAJORITY IN EACH CHAMBER OR MAJORITY APPROVAL IN TWO CONSECUTIVE YEARS. IT MUST THEN BE APPROVED BY A MAJORITY OF CITIZENS VOTING IN THE NEXT ELECTION TO BECOME ENACTED.

Legislation-Concurrent Resolution - Joint Resolution Passed (Senate) (23-16) - (Key vote)

Title: Increases Minimum Wage

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a concurrent resolution that submits a constitutional amendment to voters that increases state minimum wage, effective January 1 after approval by voters.

Highlights:
  • Increases the state minimum wage from $7.25 to $8.25 per hour (Sec. 1).
  • Requires the minimum wage be increased each year in accordance with any increase in the Consumer Price Index, effective January 1 of each year (Sec. 1).
  • Requires the state minimum wage to match any increase of the Federal minimum wage above $8.25 per hour (Sec. 1).
  • Specifies that the provisions of this concurrent resolution are effective January 1 following approval by voters (Sec. 1).
  • Requires this resolution to be submitted to voters at the next general election (Sec. 2).
Legislation-Concurrent Resolution - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Increases Minimum Wage

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