Bill Text: HI SB2609 | 2014 | Regular Session | Amended


Bill Title: Labor; Minimum Wage; Tip Credit

Status: (Passed) 2014-05-30 - Act 82, 5/23/2014 (Gov. Msg. No. 1182). [SB2609 Detail]

Download: Hawaii-2014-SB2609-Amended.html

THE SENATE

S.B. NO.

2609

TWENTY-SEVENTH LEGISLATURE, 2014

S.D. 1

STATE OF HAWAII

H.D. 2

 

C.D. 1

 

 

 

A BILL FOR AN ACT

 

 

RELATING TO MINIMUM WAGE.

 

 

BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF HAWAII:

 


     SECTION 1.  Section 387-2, Hawaii Revised Statutes, is amended to read as follows:

     "§387-2  Minimum wages.  (a)  Except as provided in section 387‑9 and this section, every employer shall pay to each employee employed by the employer, wages at the rate of not less than:

     (1)  $6.25 per hour beginning January 1, 2003;

     (2)  $6.75 per hour beginning January 1, 2006; [and]

     (3)  $7.25 per hour beginning January 1, 2007[.];

     (4)  $7.75 per hour beginning January 1, 2015;

     (5)  $8.50 per hour beginning January 1, 2016;

     (6)  $9.25 per hour beginning January 1, 2017; and

     (7)  $10.10 per hour beginning January 1, 2018.

     (b)  The hourly wage of a tipped employee may be deemed to be increased on account of tips if the employee is paid not less than:

     (1)  25 cents;

     (2)  50 cents per hour beginning January 1, 2015; and

     (3)  75 cents per hour beginning January 1, 2016,

below the applicable minimum wage by the employee's employer and the combined amount the employee receives from the employee's employer and in tips is at least 50 cents more than the applicable minimum wage[.]; provided that beginning January 1, 2015, the combined amount the employee receives from the employee's employer and in tips is at least $7.00 more than the applicable minimum wage."

     SECTION 2.  Statutory material to be repealed is bracketed and stricken.  New statutory material is underscored.

     SECTION 3.  This Act shall take effect upon its approval.



 

Report Title:

Labor; Minimum Wage; Tip Credit

 

Description:

Increases minimum wage rate to $7.75 per hour beginning on 1/1/15, $8.50 per hour beginning on 1/1/16, $9.25 per hour beginning on 1/1/17, and $10.10 per hour beginning on 1/1/18.  Increases the tip credit to 50 cents per hour beginning on 1/1/15, and 75 cents per hour beginning on 1/1/16; provided that beginning 1/1/15, the combined amount the employee receives in wages and tips is at least $7 more than the applicable minimum wage.  (CD1)

 

 

 

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