House Bill 797

Last Action 02/26/24: to Committee on Committees (H)
Title AN ACT relating to wages.
Bill Documents Introduced
Fiscal Impact Statement Local Mandate
Bill Request Number 1095
Sponsors B. Chester-Burton, G. Brown Jr.
Summary of Original Version Amend KRS 337.010 to increase the applicable threshold of employees of retail stores and service industries from $95,000 to $500,000 average annual gross volume of sales for the employer; amend KRS 337.275 to raise minimum wage of hourly and tipped employees and require adherence to any future federal increase in excess of the new state wage rates; include anti-preemption language permitting local governments to establish minimum wage ordinances in excess of the state minimum wage.
Index Headings of Original Version Labor and Industry - State minimum wage, increase
Local Government - Minimum wage, authority to establish
Personnel and Employment - State minimum wage, increase
Wages and Hours - State minimum wage, increase
Cities - Minimum wage, authority to establish
Counties - Minimum wage, authority to establish


  • introduced in House
  • to Committee on Committees (H)

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