RI H5130 | 2021 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 4-0)
Status: Passed on May 20 2021 - 100% progression
Action: 2021-05-20 - Signed by Governor
Text: Latest bill text (Comm Sub) [PDF]


Gradually increases the minimum wage from eleven dollars and fifty cents ($11.50) per hour to fifteen dollars ($15.00) per hour, over a four (4) year period.

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Minimum Wages


Roll Calls

2021-05-18 - Senate - Passage (Y: 29 N: 7 NV: 2 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2021-05-06 - House - Passage (Y: 58 N: 16 NV: 1 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2021-05-06 - House - Passage Of Amendment (Y: 9 N: 49 NV: 17 Abs: 0) [FAIL]
2021-05-06 - House - Passage (Y: 51 N: 5 NV: 19 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2021-04-28 - House - House Committee on Labor: Passage of Sub A (Y: 8 N: 2 NV: 0 Abs: 5) [PASS]


2021-05-20HouseSigned by Governor
2021-05-19HouseTransmitted to Governor
2021-05-18SenateSenate passed Sub A in concurrence
2021-05-13SenatePlaced on Senate Calendar (05/18/2021)
2021-05-12SenateCommittee recommends passage of Sub A in concurrence
2021-05-07SenateScheduled for consideration (05/12/2021)
2021-05-07SenateReferred to Senate Labor
2021-05-06HouseHouse passed Sub A
2021-04-30HousePlaced on House Calendar (05/06/2021)
2021-04-28HouseCommittee recommends passage of Sub A
2021-04-23HouseProposed Substitute
2021-04-23HouseScheduled for consideration (04/28/2021)
2021-02-24HouseCommittee recommended measure be held for further study
2021-02-18HouseScheduled for hearing and/or consideration (02/24/2021)
2021-01-25HouseIntroduced, referred to House Labor

Rhode Island State Sources

Bill Comments