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Key Votes

HF 1 - Minimum Wage Increase - Key Vote

Iowa Key Votes

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Issues

Stage Details

Legislation - Signed (Executive) -

Title: Minimum Wage Increase

Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (40-8) - (Key vote)

Title: Minimum Wage Increase

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that would increase the state's minimum hourly wage to $7.25 by January 1st, 2008.

Highlights:
-Sets the state minimum wage to $6.20 as of April 1, 2007 and $7.25 as of January 1, 2008 (Sec. 1A). -Allows employers to pay a lower wage of at least $5.30 as of April 1, 2007 and $6.35 as of January 1, 2008 to employees who have been employed by them for less than ninety days (Sec. 1D). -Gives employers until July 1, 2007 to comply with the new requirements (Sec. 2).
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (79-19) - (Key vote)

Title: Minimum Wage Increase

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that would increase the state's minimum hourly wage to $7.25 by January 1st, 2008.

Highlights:
-Sets the state minimum wage to $6.20 as of April 1, 2007 and $7.25 as of January 1, 2008 (Sec. 1A). -Allows employers to pay a lower wage of at least $5.30 as of April 1, 2007 and $6.35 as of January 1, 2008 to employees who have been employed by them for less than ninety days (Sec. 1D). -Gives employers until July 1, 2007 to comply with the new requirements (Sec. 2).
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Minimum Wage Increase

Sponsors

  • Kevin M. McCarthy (IA - D) (Out Of Office)

Co-sponsors

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