Minimum wage; increase per hour. (SB1277)

Introduced By

Sen. Mary Margaret Whipple (D-Arlington) with support from co-patron Sen. Roscoe Reynolds (D-Martinsville)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Minimum wage. Increases the minimum wage from its current federally mandated level of $5.15 per hour to $6.15 per hour effective July 1, 2007, and to $7.25 per hour effective July 1, 2008, unless a higher minimum wage is required by the federal Fair Labor Standards Act. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/10/2007Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/07 070213844
01/10/2007Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
01/24/2007Impact statement from DPB (SB1277)

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: HB2849.


Waldo Jaquith writes:

Here's the video of Del. Brian Moran introducing the bill before the House Commerce and Labor subcommittee on Utilities/Employment at their meeting this morning.