MD HB549 | 2023 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 63-0)
Status: Introduced on February 2 2023 - 25% progression
Action: 2023-02-08 - Hearing 2/27 at 1:00 p.m.
Pending: House Economic Matters Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


Increasing the State minimum wage rate in effect for certain periods of time; increasing, except under certain circumstances, the State minimum wage rate in effect for certain periods of time based on annual growth in a certain consumer price index; altering the authority of the Board of Public Works to temporarily suspend an increase in the minimum wage rate; and repealing the requirement that the Governor's budgets for certain fiscal years include certain provider rate increases.

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Fair Wage Act of 2023



2023-02-08HouseHearing 2/27 at 1:00 p.m.
2023-02-08HouseHearing canceled
2023-02-07HouseHearing 2/28 at 1:00 p.m.
2023-02-02HouseFirst Reading Economic Matters

Same As/Similar To

SB555 (Crossfiled) 2023-04-11 - Approved by the Governor - Chapter 2


Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
Health - General16201.3(n/a)See Bill Text
Health - General16201.4(n/a)See Bill Text
Health - General7307(n/a)See Bill Text
Labor and Employment3413(n/a)See Bill Text
Labor and Employment3413.1(n/a)See Bill Text

Maryland State Sources

Bill Comments