Senate Bill 42

Last Action 01/03/24: to Appropriations & Revenue (S)
Title AN ACT relating to wages.
Bill Documents Introduced
Fiscal Impact Statement Local Mandate
Bill Request Number 297
Sponsors R. Thomas, G. Neal
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 incrementally raise minimum wage for employers to $15.00 an hour; 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
Local Mandate - State minimum wage, increase


  • introduced in Senate
  • to Committee on Committees (S)
  • to Appropriations & Revenue (S)

Last updated: 5/7/2024 1:36 PM (EDT)