LD 1361
Session - 127th Maine Legislature
LR 1933
Item 1
Bill Tracking, Additional Documents Chamber Status

An Act To Promote Minimum Wage Consistency

Be it enacted by the People of the State of Maine as follows:

Sec. 1. 26 MRSA §664, sub-§5  is enacted to read:

5 Preemption.   The State intends to occupy and preempt the entire field of legislation concerning the regulation of the minimum wage. Any existing or future order, ordinance, rule or regulation in this field of any political subdivision of the State is void.


This bill prohibits a municipality or any other political subdivision of the State from enacting an ordinance governing the minimum wage that an employer must pay an employee.

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