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Key Votes

SB 324 - Minimum Wage Increase - Key Vote

New Mexico Key Votes

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) -

Title: Minimum Wage Increase

Legislation - Concurrence Vote Passed (Senate) -
Legislation - Motion Agreed (House) -
Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (House) (39-29) - (Key vote)

Title: Minimum Wage Increase

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill raising the minimum wage in New Mexico.

Highlights:
-Raises the minimum wage to $6.50 an hour effective July 1, 2007, and raises the minimum wage to $7.50 an hour effective January 1, 2009 (sec. 2). - Provides for a cost of living increase in the minimum wage, based on the consumer price index, every January 1 (sec. 2). - Provides exemptions to the minimum wage law for certain agricultural and non-profit employees. - Prohibits cities, counties, home rule municipalities, and other political subdivisions from adopting a minimum wage higher than the state minimum wage before the year 2010, with exceptions for ordinances adopted before January 1, 2007 (sec. 3).
Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (Senate) (35-7) - (Key vote)

Title: Minimum Wage Increase

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill raising the minimum wage in New Mexico.

Highlights:
-Raises the minimum wage to $6.50 an hour effective July 1, 2007, and raises the minimum wage to $7.50 an hour effective January 1, 2009 (sec. 2). - Provides for a cost of living increase in the minimum wage, based on the consumer price index, every January 1 (sec. 2). - Provides exemptions to the minimum wage law for certain agricultural and non-profit employees. - Prohibits cities, counties, home rule municipalities, and other political subdivisions from adopting a minimum wage higher than the state minimum wage before the year 2010, with exceptions for ordinances adopted before January 1, 2007 (sec. 3).
Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Minimum Wage Increase

Co-sponsors

  • Ben D. Altamirano (NM - D) (Out Of Office)
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