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.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Illinois's 2nd congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Jun 6, 2012
Length: 3 pages
112th Congress (2011–2013)
This bill was introduced on June 6, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
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23 Cosponsors (23 Democrats)
Jun 6, 2012
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H.R. 5901 (112th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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