Minimum wage; removes certain provisions relating to increasing state wage. (HB320)

Introduced By

Del. Nick Freitas (R-Culpeper) with support from co-patron Del. Phil Scott (R-Spotsylvania)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Minimum wage. Repeals certain provisions of the Code of Virginia related to increasing the state minimum wage to more than $11.00 per hour. The bill also repeals provisions related to increasing the state minimum wage based on an annual adjusted minimum wage determined by the Department of Labor and Industry. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/11/2022Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/22 22102087D
01/11/2022Referred to Committee on Commerce and Energy
01/18/2022Assigned sub: Subcommittee #2
01/20/2022Subcommittee recommends reporting (6-Y 4-N)
01/25/2022Reported from Commerce and Energy (12-Y 9-N) (see vote tally)
01/27/2022Impact statement from DPB (HB320)
01/27/2022Read first time
01/28/2022Passed by for the day
01/31/2022Read second time
01/31/2022Pending question ordered
01/31/2022Engrossed by House
02/01/2022Read third time and passed House (51-Y 48-N)
02/01/2022VOTE: Passage (51-Y 48-N) (see vote tally)
02/02/2022Constitutional reading dispensed
02/02/2022Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
02/21/2022Passed by indefinitely in Commerce and Labor (12-Y 3-N) (see vote tally)

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: HB296.


ChangeServant, tracking this bill in Photosynthesis, notes:

OPPOSE this bill that would freeze Virginia's minimum wage at $11.00 by repealing the provisions of law that would increase it going forward.