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HR 3846 - Minimum Wage Increase bill - Key Vote

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Bernie Sanders voted Yea (Passage) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (282-143) - (Key vote)

Title: Minimum Wage Increase bill

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that would increase the minimum wage, and for other purposes.

Highlights:
  • Increases the minimum wage from $5.15 per hour to $6.15 per hour by April 2001.
  • Exempts certain workers who work overtime, such as "inside sales" employees, computer professionals, funeral directors and licensed embalmers, from minimum wage.

NOTE: HR 3846 was combined with HR 3081 (Small Business Tax Relief bill) to form H Res 434 (Minimum Wage and Tax Revision bill).

Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Minimum Wage Increase bill

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