2013 Senate Bill 203

Prohibit employment for less than mandated wage

Introduced in the Senate

Feb. 13, 2013

Introduced by Sen. Bert Johnson (D-2)

To make it unlawful to employ a worker for less than $7.90 an hour beginning in 2014, increasing in steps to $10 an hour in 2016, notwithstanding any voluntary agreement between the employer and employee. The current state minimum wage level mandated for hourly employees not covered by a federal wage mandate is $7.40 an hour.

Referred to the Committee on Government Operations