Minimum wage; increases minimum wage from its current federally mandated level. (HB597)

Introduced By

Del. Ken Plum (D-Reston) with support from co-patron Del. Jeion Ward (D-Hampton)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

Minimum wage. Increases the minimum wage from its current federally mandated level of $7.25 per hour to $10.00 per hour effective July 1, 2016, to $13 per hour effective July 1, 2017, and to $15 per hour effective July 1, 2018, unless a higher minimum wage is required by the federal Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). The measure also provides that the Virginia minimum wage applies to persons whose employment is covered by the FLSA. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
01/11/2016Committee
01/11/2016Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/16 16101044D
01/11/2016Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
01/21/2016Assigned to sub: Subcommittee #1
01/21/2016Assigned C & L sub: Subcommittee #1
01/26/2016Impact statement from DPB (HB597)
01/26/2016Subcommittee recommends laying on the table (6-Y 4-N)
02/16/2016Left in Commerce and Labor