2006 -- H 6718
A N A C T
RELATING TO LABOR -- MINIMUM WAGES
Introduced By: Representatives Lima, Moura, Slater, Almeida, and Diaz
Date Introduced: January 05, 2006
It is enacted by the General Assembly as follows:
SECTION 1. Section 28-12-3 of the General Laws in Chapter 28-12 entitled "Minimum
Wages" is hereby amended to read as follows:
28-12-3. Minimum wages. -- (a) Every employer shall pay to each of his or her
employees: commencing July 1, 1999, at least the minimum wage of five dollars and sixty five
cents ($5.65) per hour. Commencing September 1, 2000, the minimum wage is six dollars and
fifteen cents ($6.15) per hour.
(b) Commencing January 1, 2004, the minimum wage is six dollars and seventy-five
cents ($6.75) per hour.
(c) Commencing March 1, 2006, the minimum wage is seven dollars and ten cents
($7.10) per hour.
(d) Commencing January 1, 2007, the minimum wage is seven dollars and forty cents
($7.40) per hour.
SECTION 2. This act shall take effect upon passage.