Bill Text: TX HB1827 | 2021-2022 | 87th Legislature | Introduced


Bill Title: Relating to the minimum wage.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2021-03-11 - Referred to International Relations & Economic Development [HB1827 Detail]

Download: Texas-2021-HB1827-Introduced.html
 
 
  By: Martinez Fischer H.B. No. 1827
 
 
 
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
  Section 62.057, an employer shall pay to each employee not less than
  the greater of:
               (1)  $15 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 2022, 2023, and 2024 calendar years. Subsection (a) does not
  apply in a year to which this subsection applies.  Except as
  provided by Section 62.057:
               (1)  for the 2022 calendar year, an employer shall pay
  to each employee not less than the greater of:
                     (A)  $10.00 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 2023 calendar year, an employer shall pay
  to each employee not less than the greater of:
                     (A)  $12.50 an hour; or
                     (B)  the federal minimum wage under Section 6,
  Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 (29 U.S.C. Section 206); and
               (3)  for the 2024 calendar year, an employer shall pay
  to each employee not less than the greater of:
                     (A)  $14 an hour; or
                     (B)  the federal minimum wage under Section 6,
  Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 (29 U.S.C. Section 206); and
         (c)  Subsection (b) and this subsection expire January 1,
  2025.
         SECTION 3.  Section 62.151, Labor Code, is repealed.
         SECTION 4.  This Act takes effect January 1, 2022.
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