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HF 892

2nd Engrossment - 80th Legislature (1997 - 1998) Posted on 12/15/2009 12:00am

KEY: stricken = removed, old language.
underscored = added, new language.

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Introduction Posted on 02/24/1997
1st Engrossment Posted on 05/09/1997
2nd Engrossment Posted on 05/14/1997

Current Version - 2nd Engrossment

  1.1                          A bill for an act 
  1.2             relating to employment; increasing the minimum wage; 
  1.3             amending Minnesota Statutes 1996, section 177.24, 
  1.4             subdivision 1. 
  1.5   BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA: 
  1.6      Section 1.  Minnesota Statutes 1996, section 177.24, 
  1.7   subdivision 1, is amended to read: 
  1.8      Subdivision 1.  [AMOUNT.] (a) For purposes of this 
  1.9   subdivision, the terms defined in this paragraph have the 
  1.10  meanings given them.  
  1.11     (1) "Large employer" means an enterprise whose annual gross 
  1.12  volume of sales made or business done is not less than 
  1.13  $362,500 $500,000 (exclusive of excise taxes at the retail level 
  1.14  that are separately stated) and covered by the Minnesota fair 
  1.15  labor standards act, sections 177.21 to 177.35. 
  1.16     (2) "Small employer" means an enterprise whose annual gross 
  1.17  volume of sales made or business done is less than $362,500 
  1.18  $500,000 (exclusive of excise taxes at the retail level that are 
  1.19  separately stated) and covered by the Minnesota fair labor 
  1.20  standards act, sections 177.21 to 177.35.  
  1.21     (b) Except as otherwise provided in sections 177.21 to 
  1.22  177.35, every large employer must pay each employee wages at a 
  1.23  rate of at least $4.25 $5.15 an hour commencing September 1, 
  1.24  1997.  Every small employer must pay each employee at a rate of 
  1.25  at least $4 $4.90 an hour commencing September 1, 1997. 
  2.1      (c) A large employer must pay each employee at a rate of at 
  2.2   least the minimum wage set by this section or federal law 
  2.3   without the reduction for training wage or full-time student 
  2.4   status allowed under federal law. 
  2.5      Sec. 2.  [EFFECTIVE DATE.] 
  2.6      Section 1 is effective September 1, 1997.