H.R.122 - Original Living Wage Act116th Congress (2019-2020) |
|Sponsor:||Rep. Green, Al [D-TX-9] (Introduced 01/03/2019)|
|Committees:||House - Education and Labor|
|Latest Action:||House - 01/03/2019 Referred to the House Committee on Education and Labor. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.122 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (01/03/2019)
Original Living Wage Act
This bill increases the federal minimum wage to the minimum hourly wage sufficient for a person working for 40 hours per week, 52 weeks per year, to earn an annual income 25.5% higher than the federal poverty threshold for a four-person household, with two children under age 18, and living in the 48 contiguous states.
The Department of Labor shall determine the minimum wage rate by June 1, 2018, and review it every four years. Labor may not adjust the minimum wage to a lower rate.