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HCS HB 305 - Minimum Wage Increase - Kentucky Key Vote

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) -

Title: Minimum Wage Increase

Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (33-1) -
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (89-10) - (Key vote)
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Title: Minimum Wage Increase

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Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill raising the minimum wage in three increments to $7.25 an hour by July 1, 2009.

Highlights:
- Raises the minimum wage to $5.85 upon passage, to $6.55 on July 1, 2008, and then to $7.25 on July 1, 2009 [sec. 1(1)]. - Specifies that if the federal minimum wage exceeds that of the state, the state will equal the federal wage [sec. 1(1)]. - Specifies that employees earning more than $30 per month in tips are subject to federal minimum wage law for tipped employees [sec. 1(2)].
Note:

NOTE: THIS IS A SUBSTITUTE BILL, MEANING THE LANGUAGE OF THE ORIGINAL BILL HAS BEEN REPLACED. THE DEGREE TO WHICH THE SUBSTITUTE BILL TEXT DIFFERS FROM THE PREVIOUS VERSION OF THE TEXT CAN VARY GREATLY.

Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Minimum Wage Increase

Sponsors

  • J.R. Gray (KY - D) (Out Of Office)

Co-sponsors

  • Rocky Adkins (KY - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Michael E. 'Mike' Cherry (KY - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Lawrence D. 'Larry' Clark (KY - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Hubert Collins (KY - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Leslie A. Combs (KY - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Jesse Crenshaw (KY - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Ted 'Teddy' Edmonds (KY - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Tim Firkins (KY - D) (Out Of Office)
  • James H. 'Jim' Glenn Jr. (KY - D) (Out Of Office)
  • W. Keith Hall (KY - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Charles R. 'Charlie' Hoffman (KY - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Dennis L. Horlander (KY - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Dennis Keene (KY - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Rick G. Nelson (KY - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Fred Nesler (KY - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Thomas N. 'Tom' Riner (KY - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Carl P. Rollins II (KY - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Dottie J. Sims (KY - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Ancel 'Hard Rock' Smith (KY - D) (Out Of Office)
  • John Will Stacy (KY - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Kathy W. Stein (KY - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Tommy N. Thompson (KY - D) (Out Of Office)
  • David Allen Watkins (KY - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Jim Wayne (KY - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Robert D. 'Rob' Wilkey (KY - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Brent Yonts (KY - D) (Out Of Office)
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