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General Assembly

 

Proposed Bill No. 6208

 

January Session, 2017

 

LCO No. 1603

 

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Referred to Committee on LABOR AND PUBLIC EMPLOYEES

 

Introduced by:

 

REP. VARGAS, 6th Dist.

 

AN ACT INCREASING THE MINIMUM 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 minimum fair wage to eleven dollars per hour, effective January 1, 2018, to twelve dollars per hour, effective January 1, 2019, to thirteen dollars per hour, effective January 1, 2020, to fourteen dollars per hour, effective January 1, 2021, and fifteen dollars per hour, effective January 1, 2022.

Statement of Purpose:

To increase the minimum wage to fifteen dollars an hour over a five-year period.