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General Assembly



February Session, 2014

LCO No. 3131



Offered by:


REP. CAFERO, 142nd Dist.

REP. KLARIDES, 114th Dist.

REP. CANDELORA, 86th Dist.


To: Senate Bill No. 32

File No. 24

Cal. No.


Strike everything after the enacting clause and substitute the following in lieu thereof:

"Section 1. (NEW) (Effective from passage) Not later than July 1, 2015, and each July fifteenth thereafter, the Labor Commissioner shall announce an adjustment in the minimum fair wage which shall be equal to the percentage increase, if any, of the federal cost-of-living adjustment provided to recipients of federal Social Security or Supplemental Security Income Program benefits between the last complete calendar year and the previous calendar year, as calculated by the United States Department of Labor's Bureau of Labor Statistics, with the amount of the minimum fair wage increase rounded to the nearest five cents. The minimum fair wage plus the adjustment announced by the Labor Commissioner on July fifteenth shall become the new minimum fair wage and shall be effective on the January first immediately following. "

This act shall take effect as follows and shall amend the following sections:

Section 1

from passage

New section