S. 3453 (112th): Fair Minimum Wage Act of 2012


Jul 26, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on July 26, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Thomas “Tom” Harkin

Senator from Iowa



Read Text »
Last Updated: Jul 26, 2012
Length: 5 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to provide for an increase in the Federal minimum wage.

Summary (CRS)

7/26/2012--Introduced.Fair Minimum Wage Act of 2012 - Amends the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 (FLSA) to increase the federal minimum wage for employees to: (1) $8.10 an hour on ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jul 26, 2012

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 3453”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


16 cosponsors (15D, 1I) (show)
Committee Assignments

The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.


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

Related Bills

Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.

S. 460 (113th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 5, 2013

H.R. 6211 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jul 26, 2012

Search for similar bills.

Links & tools

Primary Source

THOMAS.gov (The Library of Congress)

GovTrack gets most information from THOMAS, which is updated generally one day after events occur. Activity since the last update may not be reflected here. Data comes via the congress project.


Click a format for a citation suggestion: