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Minimum wage; increases to $10 per hour effective July 1, 2020, etc.


Chief Patron:
Mamie Locke (D)

2020 Regular Session


As introduced. Minimum wage.

Increases the minimum wage from its current federally mandated level of $7.25 per hour to $10 per hour effective July 1, 2020; to $13 per hour effective July 1, 2021; and to $15 per hour effective July 1, 2022, unless a higher minimum wage is required by the federal Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). The measure also provides that the Virginia minimum wage applies to persons whose employment is covered by the FLSA and to public employees. (Less)
  • Bill History

  • 11/23/2019 - Senate: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20101279D
  • 11/23/2019 - Senate: Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
  • 01/27/2020 - Senate: Impact statement from DPB (SB73)
  • 01/27/2020 - Senate: Incorporated by Commerce and Labor (SB7-Saslaw) (14-Y 1-N)

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