Status Summary

HB 1355 was heard and passed in Appropriations, pulled in Rules and passed by the House. The bill has been referred to the Commerce and Labor Committee in the Senate and was heard on March 30th. It was not brought up for a vote and therefore is dead.

Legislative Session

2015

Status

Died

Sponsor

Representative Farrell

HB 1355 changes the requirements of the minimum hourly wage paid by employers to employees who are 18 years old and older a rate of not less than $10 per hour, beginning January 1, 2016 until January 1, 2017. Beginning January 1, 2017 until January 1, 2018 the minimum hourly wage increases to $10.50. Beginning January 1, 2018 until January 1, 2019 the minimum hourly wage increase to $11. Beginning January 1, 2019 until January 1, 2020 the minimum hourly wage increases to $12. Beginning January 1, 2020 and each following January 1st employers must pay hourly wages at a rate no less than the minimum wage rate established by the Department of Labor & Industries.

This act takes effect January 1, 2016.