RI S0001 | 2021 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 10-0)
Status: Passed on May 20 2021 - 100% progression
Action: 2021-05-20 - Signed by Governor
Text: Latest bill text (Amended) [PDF]


Gradually increase the minimum wage from eleven dollars and fifty cents ($11.50) per hour to fifteen dollars ($15.00) per hour, over 4 years.

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Minimum Wages


Roll Calls

2021-05-18 - House - Passage (Y: 58 N: 15 NV: 2 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2021-02-10 - Senate - Passage As Amended (Y: 30 N: 6 NV: 2 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2021-02-10 - Senate - Passage As Amended (Y: 27 N: 7 NV: 4 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2021-02-10 - Senate - Approval Of Amendment (Y: 22 N: 12 NV: 4 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2021-05-20SenateSigned by Governor
2021-05-18SenateTransmitted to Governor
2021-05-18HouseHouse passed as amended in concurrence
2021-05-14HousePlaced on House Calendar (05/18/2021)
2021-05-12HouseCommittee recommends passage as amended in concurrence
2021-05-07HouseScheduled for consideration (05/12/2021)
2021-02-11HouseReferred to House Labor
2021-02-10SenateSenate passed as amended (floor amendment)
2021-02-03SenatePlaced on Senate Calendar (02/10/2021)
2021-02-03SenateCommittee recommends passage
2021-01-29SenateScheduled for hearing and/or consideration (02/03/2021)
2021-01-22SenateMeeting postponed (01/27/2021)
2021-01-22SenateScheduled for hearing and/or consideration
2021-01-11SenateIntroduced, referred to Senate Labor

Rhode Island State Sources

Bill Comments