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HB 1403 - Increases the Minimum Wage - New Hampshire Key Vote

Melanie Ann Levesque voted Yea (Passage) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - "Inexpedient to Legislate" Vote Passed (Senate) (13-11) - (Key vote)
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Title: Increases the Minimum Wage

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Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote on a motion to declare a bill inexpedient to legislate that increases the minimum wage.

Highlights:
  • Increases the minimum hourly wage by the following amounts (Secs. 1-2):
    • From $7.25 to $8.25 beginning January 1, 2015; and
    • From $8.25 to $9.00 beginning January 1, 2016.
  • Requires the Commissioner of Labor to adjust the minimum hourly wage based upon the cost of living increase, calculated using the Consumer Price Index or any successor index published by the U.S Bureau of Labor Statistics, beginning September 2016 and continuing annually (Sec. 2).
  • Requires the Commissioner to round the adjusted minimum hourly rate to the nearest multiple of 5 cents and announce the new rate by the first of October each year, to take effect on the first of January of the following year (Sec. 2). 
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (173-118) - (Key vote)
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Title: Increases the Minimum Wage

Vote Result
Yea Votes
Nay Votes
Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that increases the minimum wage.

Highlights:
  • Increases the minimum hourly wage by the following amounts (Secs. 1-2):
    • From $7.25 to $8.25 beginning January 1, 2015; and
    • From $8.25 to $9.00 beginning January 1, 2016.
  • Requires the Commissioner of Labor to adjust the minimum hourly wage based upon the cost of living increase, calculated using the Consumer Price Index or any successor index published by the U.S Bureau of Labor Statistics, beginning September 2016 and continuing annually (Sec. 2).
  • Requires the Commissioner to round the adjusted minimum hourly rate to the nearest multiple of 5 cents and announce the new rate by the first of October each year, to take effect on the first of January of the following year (Sec. 2). 
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Increases the Minimum Wage

Sponsors

  • Sara 'Sally' Kelly (NH - D) (Out Of Office)

Co-sponsors

  • Mary Ann Knowles (NH - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Sylvia B. Larsen (NH - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Bette R. Lasky (NH - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Chris Muns (NH - D) (Out Of Office)
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