To provide for increases in the Federal minimum wage, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Virginia's 3rd congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: May 25, 2017
Length: 13 pages
115th Congress (2017–2019)
This bill was introduced on May 25, 2017, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
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171 Cosponsors (171 Democrats)
What legislators are saying
Apr 30, 2015
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 2150 (114th).
May 25, 2017
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Jul 18, 2019
Reintroduced Bill — Passed House (Senate next)
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 582 (116th).
H.R. 15 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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