Minimum wage; increases wage to $9 per hour effective July 1, 2018, etc. (HB518)

Introduced By

Del. Marcus Simon (D-Falls Church) with support from co-patrons Del. Lamont Bagby (D-Richmond), Del. Betsy Carr (D-Richmond), Del. Elizabeth Guzman (D-Dale City), Del. Patrick Hope (D-Arlington), and Del. Sam Rasoul (D-Roanoke)

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 $9 per hour effective July 1, 2018, to $10 per hour effective January 1, 2019, to $11 per hour effective January 1, 2020, to $13 per hour effective January 1, 2021, and to $15 per hour effective January 1, 2022, unless a higher minimum wage is required by the federal Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). For 2023 and thereafter, the annual minimum wage shall be adjusted to reflect increases in the consumer price index. 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
01/08/2018Committee
01/08/2018Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/18 18100859D
01/08/2018Referred to Committee on Rules
01/16/2018Impact statement from DPB (HB518)
02/06/2018Referred from Rules
02/06/2018Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
02/13/2018Left in Commerce and Labor