|SB 0856||Changes the Minimum Wage Rate|
|LR Number:||S3194.01I||Fiscal Note:||3194-01|
|Committee:||Labor and Industrial Relations|
|Last Action:||03/26/96 - Hearing Conducted S Labor & Industrial Relations Committee|
|Effective Date:||August 28, 1996|
SB 856 - This act would change the hourly minimum wage rate to: $6.25 as of January 1, 1997 $6.50 as of January 1, 1998, and $6.75 as of January 1, 1999.
Beginning January 1, 2000, the minimum wage rate would be increased by $0.15 every January 1 thereafter.
The current minimum wage rate, $4.25 per hour, is based on
the federal minimum wage requirements, which have been in effect
since April, 1991.