Title: 2015-2016 Regular Session - HB 8
Minimum wage; substantive and comprehensive reform of provisions regarding the law; provisions
2015-2016 Regular Session - SB 15 Minimum Wage Law; provide for substantive and comprehensive reform; provisions
Description: A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 4 of Title 34 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to minimum wage, so as to provide for a substantive and comprehensive reform of provisions regarding the minimum wage law; to provide for legislative findings; to provide for an increase in the minimum wage; to provide for annual minimum wage increases to match the rising cost of living; to provide a credit toward the minimum wage for employers of tipped workers; to eliminate various eligibility exemptions from the minimum wage; to provide for related matters; to provide an effective date; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Tyrone Brooks and Senator Donzella James
Position: Georgia home Furnishing Council supports the passage of this bill.