Full Committee

March 6, 2019
H.R. 582, "Raise the Wage Act"

Archived Webcast 

Opening Statement:

Press Release:

Amendments and Motions Offered

Amdt/Mtn

Offered By

Description

Action

Roll Call

H.R. 582 - Raise the Wage Act

#1

Mr. Scott

Amendment in the Nature of a Substitute

adopted

voice vote

#2

Mr. Cline

To prohibit minimum wage increases if, during the year prior, there is negative employment growth, increased unemployment, or an unemployment rate above 6 percent.

defeated

19-28

1

#3

Mr. Meuser

To exclude enterprises with fewer than 10 employees or less than $1 million in annual gross volume of sales from minimum wage increases under the Act.

defeated

21-24

2

#4

Mr. Allen

To prohibit minimum wage increases under the Act unless the unemployment rate for 16 to 24 year olds is below 8 percent for the prior year.

defeated

20-28

3

#5

Mr. Smucker

To prohibit state and local governments from adopting minimum wage laws that exempt employees covered by a bona fide collective bargaining agreement.

defeated

20-28

4

#6

Mrs. Foxx

To strike provisions setting the effective by the Democrat Amendment in the Nature of a Substitute with respect to the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands.

defeated

20-28

5

#7

Mr. Wright

To prohibit the Act from taking effect if GAO finds more than 500,000 jobs will be lost due to automation.

defeated

21-27

6

#8

Mr. Roe

To prohibit the Act from taking effect if GAO finds more than 200,000 job will be lost in areas with a median hourly wage less than $18.

defeated

20-28

7

Mtn

Ms. Adams

Report H.R. 582

adopted

28-20

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