Minimum wage; removes certain persons from exemption of the Virginia Minimum Wage Act. (SB1103)

Introduced By

Sen. Janet Howell (D-Reston)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Payment of wages. Removes the exemption from the Virginia Minimum Wage Act of any person who normally works and is paid on the basis of the amount of work done. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


12/21/2018Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/19 19101813D
12/21/2018Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
01/11/2019Impact statement from DPB (SB1103)
01/14/2019Failed to report (defeated) in Commerce and Labor (6-Y 7-N) (see vote tally)


JoAnne Norton writes:

In the past many women worked making lace, beading, dressmaking. If today, someone does programming,data entry they should be paid the minimum wage.

Bill writes:

Government can't dictate wages.

Bill writes:

If anything we should be lifting the ceiling on casual labor.
Was $600-why not $2000?