H.R.2429 - Fair Minimum Wage Act of 2005109th Congress (2005-2006)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Miller, George [D-CA-7] (Introduced 05/18/2005)|
|Committees:||House - Education and the Workforce|
|Latest Action:||09/27/2006 Sponsor introductory remarks on measure.|
|Notes:||On 2/28/2006, a motion was filed to discharge the Rules Committee from consideration of H.Res.614 a resolution providing for the consideration of H.R.2429. A discharge petition requires 218 signatures for further action. (Discharge Petition No. 109-11: text with signatures.)|
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Summary: H.R.2429 — 109th Congress (2005-2006)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (05/18/2005)
Fair Minimum Wage Act of 2005 - Amends the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to increase the federal minimum wage to: (1) $5.85 an hour, beginning on the 60th day after enactment of this Act; (2) $6.55 an hour, beginning 12 months after that 60th day; and (3) $7.25 an hour, beginning 24 months after that 60th day.
Makes federal minimum wage requirements applicable to the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands. Sets forth a transition period during which a specified minimum wage there shall be gradually increased to equal the federal minimum wage.