SB1327: Minimum wage; increase per hour.

SENATE BILL NO. 1327
Offered January 12, 2007
A BILL to amend and reenact § 40.1-28.10 of the Code of Virginia, relating to the minimum wage.
Patrons-- Colgan, Potts and Quayle

Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Virginia:

1.  That § 40.1-28.10 of the Code of Virginia is amended and reenacted as follows:

§ 40.1-28.10. Minimum wages.

EveryA. Prior to July 1, 2007, every employer shall pay to each of his employees wages at a rate not less than the federal minimum wage and a or, if applicable, the federal training wage, as prescribed by the U.S. Fair Labor Standards Act (29 U.S.C. § 201 et seq.).

B. From and after July 1, 2007, every employer shall pay to each of his employees wages at a rate not less than the greater of (i) $6.50 per hour or (ii) the federal minimum wage as prescribed by the U.S. Fair Labor Standards Act (29 U.S.C. § 201 et seq.).