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HR 1227 - Minimum Wage Increase - Key Vote

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Frank Pallone, Jr. voted Yea (Passage) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (281-144) - (Key vote)

Title: Minimum Wage Increase

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that changes requirements regarding rates of pay.

Highlights:
  • Eliminates an existing labor law requiring employers to pay employees for their commuting time if they use company-owned cars.
  • Increases the minimum wage rate to $4.75 per hour beginning June 30, 1996, and increases it to $5.15 per hour beginning July 1, 1997.
  • Allows an employer to pay $4.25 per hour to an employee under the age of 20 years old during their first 90 days of employment.
  • Exempts certain computer professionals earning more than $27.63 per hour from minimum wage and overtime requirements.
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Minimum Wage Increase

Sponsors

  • Harris W. Fawell (IL - R) (Out Of Office)

Co-sponsors

  • William Reynolds 'Bill' Archer (TX - R) (Out Of Office)
  • William E. 'Bill' Barrett (NE - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Jon Lynn Christensen (NE - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Robert E. 'Bud' Cramer (AL - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Randall H. 'Duke' Cunningham (CA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Vernon J. 'Vern' Ehlers (MI - R) (Out Of Office)
  • David Funderburk (NC - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Lindsey O. Graham (SC - R) (Out Of Office)
  • James C. 'Jim' Greenwood (PA - ) (Out Of Office)
  • Peter 'Pete' Hoekstra (MI - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Y. Tim Hutchinson (AR - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Andrew 'Andy' Jacobs Jr. (IN - D) (Out Of Office)
  • John Linder (GA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Jan Meyers (KS - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Dan Miller (FL - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Charles W. 'Charlie' Norwood Jr. (GA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • James T. 'Jim' Walsh (NY - R) (Out Of Office)
  • David Weldon (FL - R) (Out Of Office)
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