Minimum wage; increase per hour. (SB1327)

Introduced By

Sen. Chuck Colgan (D-Manassas) with support from co-patrons Sen. Russ Potts (R-Winchester), and Sen. Fred Quayle (R-Suffolk)


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 $6.50 per hour effective July 1, 2007, unless a higher minimum wage is required by the federal Fair Labor Standards Act. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/12/2007Presented and ordered printed 078255716
01/12/2007Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
01/24/2007Impact statement from DPB (SB1327)
01/30/2007Committee substitute printed 070260716-S1
01/31/2007Impact statement from DPB (SB1327S1)
01/31/2007Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
02/01/2007Read second time
02/01/2007Reading of substitute waived
02/01/2007Committee substitute agreed to 070260716-S1
02/01/2007Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB1327S1
02/01/2007Substitute bill reprinted 070260716-S1
02/02/2007Passed by for the day
02/05/2007Read third time
02/05/2007Passed Senate (31-Y 8-N)
02/05/2007VOTE: (31-Y 8-N) (see vote tally)
02/05/2007Communicated to House
02/06/2007Placed on Calendar
02/06/2007Read first time
02/06/2007Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
02/09/2007Assigned C & L sub: Utilities/Employment (Byron)
02/15/2007Reported from Commerce and Labor (13-Y 9-N) (see vote tally)
02/19/2007Read second time
02/20/2007Pending question ordered
02/20/2007Motion to refer to committee agreed to (53-Y 43-N)
02/20/2007VOTE: AGREE TO MOTION (53-Y 43-N) (see vote tally)
02/20/2007Referred to Committee on Appropriations
02/20/2007Left in Appropriations