Bill Text: TX HB732 | 2021-2022 | 87th Legislature | Introduced


Bill Title: Relating to establishing a minimum wage for public school employees.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 3-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2021-03-01 - Referred to Public Education [HB732 Detail]

Download: Texas-2021-HB732-Introduced.html
  87R2421 RDS-D
 
  By: González of Dallas H.B. No. 732
 
 
 
A BILL TO BE ENTITLED
 
AN ACT
  relating to establishing a minimum wage for public school
  employees.
         BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF TEXAS:
         SECTION 1.  Subchapter B, Chapter 62, Labor Code, is amended
  by adding Section 62.058 to read as follows:
         Sec. 62.058.  MINIMUM WAGE FOR PUBLIC SCHOOL EMPLOYEES. (a)  
  In this section:
               (1)  "Open-enrollment charter school" means a school
  that has been granted a charter under Subchapter D, Chapter 12,
  Education Code.
               (2)  "School district" means any public school district
  in this state.
         (b)  Notwithstanding Section 62.051 or 62.151 or any other
  law, an open-enrollment charter school or school district shall pay
  to each employee of the open-enrollment charter school or school
  district 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).
         SECTION 2.  This Act takes effect September 1, 2021.
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