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General Assembly

 

Proposed Bill No. 13

 

January Session, 2017

 

LCO No. 327

 

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Referred to Committee on LABOR AND PUBLIC EMPLOYEES

 

Introduced by:

 

SEN. LOONEY, 11th Dist.

 

AN ACT CONCERNING 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 minimum fair wage to fifteen dollars in five yearly increments, beginning on January 1, 2018, and to index such wage to inflation on a yearly basis beginning on January 1, 2023.

Statement of Purpose:

To provide more economic security to Connecticut families by increasing the minimum fair wage.