S. 2 (110th): Fair Minimum Wage Act of 2007


Jan 4, 2007
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on January 8, 2007, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Harry Reid

Senator from Nevada



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Last Updated: Jan 8, 2007
Length: 4 pages

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H.R. 2 (same title)
Passed Senate with Changes — Feb 1, 2007

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to amend the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to provide for an increase in the Federal minimum wage.

Summary (CRS)

1/4/2007--Introduced.Fair Minimum Wage Act of 2007 - Amends the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to increase the federal minimum wage to: (1) $5.85 an hour, beginning on the 60th ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jan 4, 2007

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Jan 8, 2007
Reported by Committee

A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 2”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


43 cosponsors (41D, 2I) (show)

There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

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Related Bills

Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.

H.R. 2 (identical)

Passed Senate with Changes
Last Action: Feb 1, 2007

S. 347 (Related)
Minimum Wage Act of 2007

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 22, 2007

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