Minimum wage; effective dates of scheduled increases, report. (HB2270)

Introduced By

Del. Danny Marshall (R-Danville)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Minimum wage; effective dates of scheduled increases; emergency. Postpones the effective date of scheduled increases to the Virginia minimum wage. The initial increase to $9.50, currently set to take effect on May 1, 2021, will take effect on January 1, 2022, under the bill. The bill postpones the effective dates of all other scheduled increases by one year. The bill also postpones by one year (i) a joint review of the feasibility and potential impact of instituting a regional minimum wage in the Commonwealth by the Virginia Department of Housing and Community Development, the Virginia Economic Development Partnership Authority, and the Virginia Employment Commission and (ii) the deadline by which the General Assembly is required to reenact the provisions increasing the minimum wage to $13.50 and $15.00 in order for those increases to take effect. The bill contains an emergency clause. Read the Bill »


01/19/2021: Awaiting a Vote in the Labor and Commerce Committee


01/13/2021Presented and ordered printed with emergency clause 21102281D
01/13/2021Referred to Committee on Labor and Commerce
01/19/2021Assigned L & C sub: Subcommittee #1

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