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


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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Last Updated: Jun 6, 2012
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About the bill

Full Title

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.

Summary (CRS)

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 >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jun 6, 2012

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 5901”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


23 cosponsors (23D) (show)
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