To amend the Fair Labor Standards Act to provide for the calculation of the minimum wage based on the Federal poverty threshold for a family of 2, as determined by the Bureau of the Census.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor. Representative for Texas's 9th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Jan 14, 2013
Length: 5 pages
Jan 14, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on January 14, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Jun 29, 2012
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 6076 (112th).
Jan 14, 2013
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H.R. 229 (113th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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