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HB 17/LM (BR 347) - J. Gray, J. Richards, T. Burch, L. Clark, L. Combs, J. Crenshaw, T. Firkins, J. Glenn, D. Graham, K. Hall, R. Henderson, J. Jenkins, R. Meeks, C. Miller, R. Nelson, F. Nesler, D. Owens, T. Riner, C. Rollins II, A. Smith, J. Stacy, K. Stein, D. Watkins, J. Wayne, R. Weston, R. Wilkey, B. Yonts

     AN ACT relating to the minimum wage.
     Amend KRS 337.275 to increase the state minimum hourly wage to $7.00 an hour on the effective date of this Act; provide for further increase to federal minimum hourly wage rate if such rate exceeds the state minimum hourly wage rate; require, effective July 1, 2008, and annually thereafter, that the minimum hourly wage be adjusted according to the Consumer Price Index; abolish the tip credit allowed for employers and provide that tipped employees be paid the state minimum hourly wage; and require the Department of Labor to post the state minimum hourly wage level as adjusted on the department's Internet Web site.

     (Prefiled by the sponsor(s).)

     Dec 13-To: Interim Joint Committee on Labor and Industry
     Jan 2-introduced in House
     Jan 3-to Labor and Industry (H)
     Feb 6-posting waived

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