Minimum wage; increases minimum wage from its current federally mandated level. (HB623)

Introduced By

Del. Paul Krizek (D-Alexandria) with support from co-patron Del. Ken Plum (D-Reston)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Minimum wage. Increases the minimum wage from its current federally mandated level of $7.25 per hour to $10.10 per hour effective July 1, 2016, unless a higher minimum wage is required by the federal Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). This increase applies only to any employee who is (i) age 25 years or older and (ii) employed by an employer with more than 15 employees. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/11/2016Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/16 16102092D
01/11/2016Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
01/21/2016Assigned to sub: Subcommittee #1
01/21/2016Assigned C & L sub: Subcommittee #1
01/21/2016Impact statement from DPB (HB623)
01/26/2016Subcommittee recommends laying on the table (6-Y 4-N)
02/16/2016Left in Commerce and Labor