Bill Text: DE HB88 | 2021-2022 | 151st General Assembly | Draft


Bill Title: An Act To Amend Title 19 Of The Delaware Code Relating To Minimum Wage.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 28-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2021-03-23 - Reported Out of Committee (Economic Development/Banking/Insurance & Commerce) in House with 6 Favorable, 3 On Its Merits, 1 Unfavorable [HB88 Detail]

Download: Delaware-2021-HB88-Draft.html

SPONSOR:

Rep. K. Williams & Rep. Longhurst & Rep. Kowalko & Rep. Cooke & Rep. Heffernan & Rep. Lynn & Rep. Matthews & Rep. Osienski & Sen. Walsh & Sen. Lockman

Reps. Baumbach, Bennett, Bentz, Brady, Chukwuocha, Dorsey Walker, K. Johnson, Lambert, Mitchell, Morrison, Wilson-Anton; Sens. S. McBride, Pinkney, Poore, Sokola, Sturgeon, Townsend

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

151st GENERAL ASSEMBLY

HOUSE BILL NO. 88

AN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 19 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO MINIMUM WAGE.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF DELAWARE:

Section 1. Amend § 902, Title 19 of the Delaware Code by making deletions as shown by strike through and insertions as shown by underline as follows:

§ 902 Minimum wage rate [For current federal minimum wage, see 29 U.S.C. § 206(a)(1)(A)]

(e)(1) Training Wage – in lieu of the minimum wage otherwise required under this section, an employer may pay an employee who is 18 years of age or older, during the first 90 consecutive calendar days after the employee is initially employed by the employer, a wage rate that is not more than $ .50 less than the wage rate prescribed in subsection (a) of this section.

Section 2. Amend § 902, Title 19 of the Delaware Code by making deletions as shown by strike through and insertions as shown by underline as follows:

(e)(2) Youth Wage – in lieu of the minimum wage otherwise required by this section, an employer may pay an employee who is under 18 years of age a wage rate that is not more than $ .50 less than the wage rate prescribed in subsection (a) of this section.

Section 3. Sections 1 and 2 take effect 90 days after its enactment into law.

SYNOPSIS

This bill removes the training minimum wage and youth minimum wage, which takes effect 90 days after enactment.

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