H.R. 5901 (112th): Catching Up To 1968 Act of 2012

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.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.



Jun 6, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on June 6, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Jesse Jackson Jr.

Representative for Illinois's 2nd congressional district



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Jun 6, 2012

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H.R. 5901 (112th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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This bill was introduced in the 112th Congress, which met from Jan 5, 2011 to Jan 3, 2013. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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