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Senate File 2040

SENATE FILE BY COURTNEY A BILL FOR 1 An Act to increase the state minimum hourly wage. 2 BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF IOWA: TLSB 5682XS (2) 84 je/rj PAG LIN 1 1 Section 1. Section 91D.1, subsection 1, paragraphs a, b, and 1 2 d, Code 2011, are amended to read as follows: 1 3 a. The state hourly wage shall be at least $6.20 as of April 1 4 1, 2007, and $7.25 as of January 1, 2008, $8.75 as of July 1, 1 5 2012, and $10.00 as of January 1, 2013. 1 6 b. Every employer, as defined in the federal Fair Labor 1 7 Standards Act of 1938, as amended to January 1, 2007 2012, 1 8 shall pay to each of the employer's employees, as defined in 1 9 the federal Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938, as amended to 1 10 January 1, 2007 2012, the state hourly wage stated in paragraph 1 11 "a", or the current federal minimum wage, pursuant to 29 U.S.C. 1 12 { 206, as amended, whichever is greater. 1 13 d. An employer is not required to pay an employee the 1 14 applicable state hourly wage provided in paragraph "a" until 1 15 the employee has completed ninety calendar days of employment 1 16 with the employer. An employee who has completed ninety 1 17 calendar days of employment with the employer prior to April 1 18 1, 2007 July 1, 2012, or January 1, 2008 2013, shall earn the 1 19 applicable state hourly minimum wage as of that date. An 1 20 employer shall pay an employee who has not completed ninety 1 21 calendar days of employment with the employer an hourly wage of 1 22 at least $5.30 $7.85 as of April 1, 2007 July 1, 2012, and $6.35 1 23 $9.10 as of January 1, 2008 2013. 1 24 Sec. 2. Section 91D.1, subsection 2, paragraph a, Code 2011, 1 25 is amended to read as follows: 1 26 a. The exemptions from the minimum wage requirements stated 1 27 in 29 U.S.C. { 213, as amended to January 1, 2007 2012, shall 1 28 apply, except as otherwise provided in this subsection. 1 29 EXPLANATION 1 30 This bill increases the state minimum wage from $7.25 to 1 31 $8.75 as of July 1, 2012, and to $10.00 as of January 1, 2013. 1 32 Code section 91D.1(1)(d) provides that an employer is not 1 33 required to pay an employee the applicable state hourly wage 1 34 until the employee has completed 90 calendar days of employment 1 35 with the employer. The bill provides that an employee who has 2 1 completed 90 calendar days of employment with the employer 2 2 prior to July 1, 2012, or January 1, 2013, shall earn the 2 3 applicable state hourly minimum wage as of that date. The bill 2 4 provides that an employer shall pay an employee who has not 2 5 completed 90 calendar days of employment with the employer an 2 6 hourly wage of at least $7.85 as of July 1, 2012, and $9.10 as 2 7 of January 1, 2013. LSB 5682XS (2) 84 je/rj
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