New Cosponsors — Jun 18, 2012
New Cosponsor: Rep. Chaka Fattah [D-PA2]
New Cosponsor: Rep. Charles “Charlie” Rangel [D-NY13]
New Cosponsor: Rep. Henry “Hank” Johnson [D-GA4]
The bill now has 23 cosponsors (23 Democrats).
Jun 6, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013
This bill was introduced on June 6, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Illinois's 2nd congressional district
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Last Updated: Jun 6, 2012
Length: 3 pages
To amend the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to provide for an increase in the Federal minimum wage and to index future increases to such wage to increases in the consumer price index.
6/6/2012--Introduced.Catching Up To 1968 Act of 2012 - Amends the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to increase to $10.00 an hour (adjusted annually based on increases in the Consumer ... Read more >
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 5901 — 112th Congress: Catching Up To 1968 Act of 2012. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/hr5901
“H.R. 5901 — 112th Congress: Catching Up To 1968 Act of 2012.” www.GovTrack.us. 2012. October 9, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/hr5901>
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