H.R.6211: Fair Minimum Wage Act of 2012

About This Bill

  • This bill was introduced in the 112th Congress
  • This bill is primarily about labor and employment
  • Introduced July 26, 2012
  • Latest Major Action Sept. 26, 2012

Bill Cosponsors

118 (117 Democrats, 1 Republican)

Bill Summary

Fair Minimum Wage Act of 2012 - Amends the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 (FLSA) to increase the federal minimum wage for employees to: (1) $8.10 an hour on the first day of the third month after the enactment of this Act; (2) $8.95 an hour after one year; (3) $9.80 an hour after two years; and (4) the amount determined by the Secretary of Labor (based on increases in the Consumer Price Index) after three years, and annually thereafter....

(Source: Library of Congress)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Referred to the House Committee on Education and the Workforce.
Referred to the Subcommittee on Workforce Protections.
July 26, 2012

Introduced in the House by George Miller (D-Calif.)

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