H.R. 3041 (111th): Living American Wage (LAW) Act of 2009


Jun 25, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on June 25, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Al Green

Representative for Texas's 9th congressional district



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Last Updated: Jun 25, 2009
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About the bill

Full Title

To amend the Fair Labor Standards Act to provide for the calculation of the minimum wage based on the Federal poverty threshold for a family of 2, as determined by the Census Bureau.

Summary (CRS)

6/25/2009--Introduced.Living American Wage (LAW) Act of 2009 - Expresses the sense of Congress that:(1) the federal minimum wage should, as a minimum, be adjusted every four years so that a ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jun 25, 2009

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 3041”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


4 cosponsors (4D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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

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Related Bills

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H.R. 4637 (110th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Dec 13, 2007

H.R. 283 (112th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 12, 2011

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