Minimum wage; pay based on work done. (SB78)

Introduced By

Sen. Janet Howell (D-Reston) with support from co-patron Del. Kaye Kory (D-Falls Church)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Minimum wage; pay based on work done. Eliminates the exemption to Virginia's minimum wage requirements for persons who normally work and are paid based on the amount of work done. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


11/25/2019Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20101357D
11/25/2019Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
01/16/2020Impact statement from DPB (SB78)
02/09/2020Reported from Commerce and Labor (12-Y 3-N) (see vote tally)
02/10/2020Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/11/2020Read second time and engrossed
02/11/2020Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/11/2020Passed Senate (23-Y 17-N) (see vote tally)
02/18/2020Placed on Calendar
02/18/2020Read first time
02/18/2020Referred to Committee on Labor and Commerce
02/25/2020Reported from Labor and Commerce (13-Y 9-N) (see vote tally)
02/27/2020Read second time
02/28/2020Read third time
02/28/2020Passed House (55-Y 45-N)
02/28/2020VOTE: Passage (55-Y 45-N) (see vote tally)
03/05/2020Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB78ER)
03/05/2020Impact statement from DPB (SB78ER)
03/06/2020Signed by Speaker
03/07/2020Signed by President
03/12/2020Enrolled Bill Communicated to Governor on March 12, 2020
03/12/2020G Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 11, 2020
04/11/2020G Approved by Governor-Chapter 1146 (effective 7/1/20)
04/11/2020G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP1146)