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S. 2223 (113th): Minimum Wage Fairness Act


A bill to provide for an increase in the Federal minimum wage and to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to extend increased expensing limitations and the treatment of certain real property as section 179 property.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Thomas “Tom” Harkin

Sponsor. Senator for Iowa. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Apr 9, 2014
Length: 8 pages
Introduced
Apr 8, 2014
113th Congress (2013–2015)
Status
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress but was killed due to a failed vote for cloture, under a fast-track vote called "suspension", or while resolving differences on April 30, 2014.

Although this bill was not enacted, its provisions could have become law by being included in another bill. It is common for legislative text to be introduced concurrently in multiple bills (called companion bills), re-introduced in subsequent sessions of Congress in new bills, or added to larger bills (sometimes called omnibus bills).

Cosponsors

39 Cosponsors (38 Democrats, 1 Independent)

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Position statements

Statement of Administration Policy

President Barack Obama [D, 2009-2017]: Minimum Wage Fairness Act (Apr 30, 2014)

What legislators are saying

Whitehouse Statement on Minimum Wage Vote
    — Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse [D-RI] (Co-sponsor) on Apr 30, 2014

Heinrich Statement On Republican Effort To Block Minimum Wage Increase For New Mexico Workers
    — Sen. Martin Heinrich [D-NM] (Co-sponsor) on Apr 30, 2014

The Enzi Insider - May 1
    — Sen. Michael Enzi [R-WY, 1997-2020] on May 1, 2014

More statements at ProPublica Represent...

History

Apr 8, 2014
 
Introduced

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

Apr 9, 2014
 
Ordered Reported

A committee has voted to issue a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

Apr 30, 2014
 
Failed Cloture in the Senate

The Senate must often vote to end debate before voting on a bill, called a cloture vote. The vote on cloture failed. This is often considered a filibuster. The Senate may try again.

S. 2223 (113th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number S. 2223. This is the one from the 113th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2013 to Jan 2, 2015. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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