LD 92
Session - 127th Maine Legislature
C "A", Filing Number H-317, Sponsored by
LR 289
Item 2
Bill Tracking, Additional Documents Chamber Status

Amend the bill by striking out the title and substituting the following:

‘An Act To Increase the Minimum Wage’

Amend the bill in section 1 in subsection 1 in the 5th line (page 1, line 8 in L.D.) by inserting after the following: " hour." the following: ' Starting October 1, 2016, the minimum hourly wage is $8.50 per hour. Starting October 1, 2017, the minimum hourly wage is $9.00 per hour. Starting October 1, 2018, the minimum hourly wage is $9.50 per hour.'

Amend the bill by inserting after section 1 the following:

Sec. 2. Appropriations and allocations. The following appropriations and allocations are made.


Administration - Bureau of Labor Standards 0158

Initiative: Provides funds to update and distribute the new minimum wage poster and other related publications.

GENERAL FUND 2015-16 2016-17
All Other
$16,500 $16,500
inline graphic sline.gif inline graphic sline.gif
GENERAL FUND TOTAL $16,500 $16,500


This amendment, which is the majority report of the Joint Standing Committee on Labor, Commerce, Research and Economic Development, changes the bill by adding 3 subsequent minimum wage raises, to $8.50 on October 1, 2016, $9.00 on October 1, 2017 and $9.50 on October 1, 2018. The amendment adds an appropriations and allocations section.

(See attached)

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