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General Assembly

 

Proposed Bill No. 6298

 

January Session, 2007

 

LCO No. 2096

   

Referred to Committee on Labor and Public Employees

 

Introduced by:

 

REP. O'BRIEN, 24th Dist.

 

AN ACT INCREASING THE MINIMUM FAIR WAGE.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Assembly convened:

That section 31-58 of the general statutes be amended to increase the state minimum fair wage to eight dollars and sixty-five cents per hour, effective January 1, 2008, to nine dollars and sixty-five cents per hour, effective January 1, 2009, to ten dollars and sixty-five cents per hour, effective January 1, 2010, and effective January 1, 2011, to eleven dollars and sixty-five cents per hour.

Statement of Purpose:

To help workers better able afford to provide for their families.