HI SB168 | 2019 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Introduced on January 18 2019 - 25% progression, died in committee
Action: 2019-01-22 - Referred to LCA/PSM, WAM.
Pending: Senate Labor, Culture and the Arts Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]


Allows counties to set their own minimum wage at a rate that is higher than the state minimum wage rate. Increases the minimum wage in the State to $15 per hour beginning 1/1/2020. Authorizes the Department of Labor and Industrial Relations to annually adjust the minimum hourly wage rate in accordance with the Honolulu Region Consumer Price Index beginning on 1/1/2021.

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Relating To Minimum Wage.



2019-01-22SenateReferred to LCA/PSM, WAM.
2019-01-18SenatePassed First Reading.

Same As/Similar To

HB186 (Same As) 2019-01-22 - Referred to LAB, FIN, referral sheet 2


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