RI S0174 | 2019 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 6-0)
Status: Introduced on January 24 2019 - 25% progression
Action: 2019-06-19 - Referred to House Labor
Pending: House Labor Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Comm Sub) [PDF]


Increases the hourly minimum wage effective January 2, 2020 to eleven dollars and fifty cents ($11.50) per hour and effective January 1, 2021, to twelve dollars and fifty cents ($12.50) per hour.

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Minimum Wages


Roll Calls

2019-06-18 - Senate - Minimum wages approval of amendment (Y: 9 N: 29 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [FAIL]
2019-06-18 - Senate - Passage (Y: 32 N: 6 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2019-06-19HouseReferred to House Labor
2019-06-18SenateSenate passed Sub A
2019-06-13SenatePlaced on Senate Calendar (06/18/2019)
2019-06-12SenateCommittee recommends passage of Sub A
2019-06-11SenateProposed Substitute
2019-06-07SenateScheduled for consideration (06/12/2019)
2019-03-27SenateCommittee recommended measure be held for further study
2019-03-22SenateScheduled for hearing and/or consideration (03/27/2019)
2019-03-13SenateMeeting postponed (03/13/2019)
2019-03-08SenateScheduled for hearing and/or consideration
2019-01-24SenateIntroduced, referred to Senate Labor

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