Bill Text: TX HB105 | 2017 | 85th Legislature 1st Special Session | Introduced


Bill Title: Relating to the minimum wage.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 4-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2017-07-20 - Referred to Business & Industry [HB105 Detail]

Download: Texas-2017-HB105-Introduced.html
  85S10495 LED-D
 
  By: Thompson of Harris H.B. No. 105
 
 
 
A BILL TO BE ENTITLED
 
AN ACT
  relating to the minimum wage.
         BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF TEXAS:
         SECTION 1.  Section 62.051, Labor Code, is amended to read as
  follows:
         Sec. 62.051.  MINIMUM WAGE.  (a)  Except as provided by
  Sections 62.052 and [Section] 62.057, an employer shall pay to each
  employee not less than the greater of:
               (1)  $10.10 an hour; or
               (2)  the federal minimum wage under Section 6, Fair
  Labor Standards Act of 1938 (29 U.S.C. Section 206).
         (b)  This subsection applies to wages paid by an employer for
  the 2018, 2019, 2020, and 2021 calendar years. Subsection (a) does
  not apply in a year to which this subsection applies. Except as
  provided by Sections 62.052 and 62.057:
               (1)  for the 2018 and 2019 calendar years, an employer
  shall pay to each employee not less than the greater of: 
                     (A)  $8.25 an hour; or
                     (B)  the federal minimum wage under Section 6,
  Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 (29 U.S.C. Section 206); and
               (2)  for the 2020 and 2021 calendar years, an employer
  shall pay to each employee not less than the greater of: 
                     (A)  $9.25 an hour; or
                     (B)  the federal minimum wage under Section 6,
  Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 (29 U.S.C. Section 206).
         (c)  Subsection (b) and this subsection expire January 1,
  2022.
         SECTION 2.  Section 62.052, Labor Code, is amended by
  amending Subsection (a) and adding Subsections (c) and (d) to read
  as follows:
         (a)  In determining the wage of a tipped employee, the amount
  paid the employee by the employer may not be less than [is] the
  amount described as paid to a tipped employee under Section 3(m),
  Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 (29 U.S.C. Section 203(m)), plus
  $2.85 an hour.
         (c)  This subsection applies to wages paid by an employer for
  the 2018, 2019, 2020, and 2021 calendar years.  Subsection (a) does
  not apply in a year to which this subsection applies. In determining
  the wage of a tipped employee, the amount paid the employee by the
  employer may not be less than the amount described as paid to a
  tipped employee under Section 3(m), Fair Labor Standards Act of
  1938 (29 U.S.C. Section 203(m)), plus:
               (1)  for the 2018 and 2019 calendar years, $1 an hour;
  and
               (2)  for the 2020 and 2021 calendar years, $2 an hour.
         (d)  Subsection (c) and this subsection expire January 1,
  2022.
         SECTION 3.  Section 62.151, Labor Code, is repealed.
         SECTION 4.  This Act takes effect January 1, 2018.
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