05RS HB105

HB105

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HB 105/FN/LM (BR 337) - K. Stein, L. Clark, J. Crenshaw, R. Nelson

     AN ACT relating to minimum wage.
     Amend KRS 337.275 to increase the state hourly minimum wage to $8.15 an hour; and increase to federal minimum wage rate if such rate exceeds the state minimum wage rate.

HB 105 - AMENDMENTS


     HCS/FN/LM - Amend 337.275 to increase the state hourly minimum wage to $5.65 an hour with a $0.50 an hour increase every six months until the wage equals but does not exceed $7.15 an hour; increase to the federal minimum wage rate if such rate exceeds the state minimum wage rate.

     HFA (1, K. Stein) - Delete provisions of the bill in its entirety; direct the Interim Joint Committee on Labor and Industry to study the effects of the minimum wage on Kentucky workers and to study the feasibility of gradually increasing the minimum wage rate.

     HFA (2/Title, K. Stein) - Make title amendment.

     Jan 5-introduced in House
     Jan 6-to Labor and Industry (H)
     Feb 3-posted in committee
     Feb 8-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute
     Feb 9-2nd reading, to Rules
     Feb 15-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Wednesday, February 16, 2005
     Feb 22-floor amendments (1) and (2-title) filed


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