Minimum wage; removes certain provisions relating to increasing state wage. (SB173)

Introduced By

Sen. Mark Peake (R-Lynchburg) with support from co-patron Sen. Travis Hackworth (R-Richlands)


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


01/10/2022Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/22 22102620D
01/10/2022Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
01/17/2022Passed by indefinitely in Commerce and Labor (12-Y 3-N) (see vote tally)

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: HB171.


Alan Sturgis writes:

It’s absurd that business owners are still only investing with their wallet and not with their hearts. If they are having trouble finding workers, they should consider doing the work themselves for the wage they are offering. People over profits! Real leaders lead by example.

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