H.R.1441 - Minimum Wage State Flexibility Act of 2001107th Congress (2001-2002)
|Sponsor:||Rep. DeMint, Jim [R-SC-4] (Introduced 04/04/2001)|
|Committees:||House - Education and the Workforce|
|Latest Action:||House - 06/20/2001 Referred to the Subcommittee on Workforce Protections. (All Actions)|
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Introduced in House (04/04/2001)
[Congressional Bills 107th Congress] [From the U.S. Government Printing Office] [H.R. 1441 Introduced in House (IH)] 107th CONGRESS 1st Session H. R. 1441 To amend the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to provide an exemption to States which adopt certain minimum wage laws. _______________________________________________________________________ IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES April 4, 2001 Mr. DeMint (for himself, Mr. Stenholm, and Mr. Armey) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Education and the Workforce _______________________________________________________________________ A BILL To amend the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to provide an exemption to States which adopt certain minimum wage laws. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE. This Act may be cited as the ``Minimum Wage State Flexibility Act of 2001''. SEC. 2. STATE MINIMUM WAGE. Section 6 of the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 (29 U.S.C. 206) is amended by adding at the end the following: ``(h)(1) An employer in a State that adopts minimum wage legislation that conforms to the requirement of paragraph (2) shall not be required to pay its employees at the minimum wage prescribed by subsection (a)(1). ``(2) Paragraph (1) shall apply in a State that adopts minimum wage legislation that-- ``(A) sets a rate or rates that are not less than $5.15 an hour; and ``(B) applies that rate or those rates to not fewer than the employees performing work within the State that would otherwise be covered by the minimum wage rate prescribed by subsection (a)(1).''. <all>