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Short Title(s) as Introduced

Original Living Wage Act

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Official Titles - House of Representatives

Official Title as Introduced

To amend the Fair Labor Standards Act to provide for the calculation of the minimum wage based on the Federal poverty threshold for a family of 4, as determined by the Bureau of the Census.


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Date Actions Overview
01/03/2019Introduced in House

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01/03/2019Referred to the House Committee on Education and Labor.
Action By: House of Representatives
01/03/2019Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

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House Education and Labor01/03/2019 Referred to

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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.