H. R. 830
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
February 4, 2021
Mr. Peters (for himself and Mr. Rodney Davis of Illinois) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Education and Labor
To amend the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to prohibit States and municipalities from adopting certain laws and ordinances, and for other purposes.
This Act may be cited as the
Wage Increase Fairness Act.
Amendment to the Fair Labor Standards Act 1938
Section 6 of the Fair Labor Standards Act (29 U.S.C. 206) is amended by adding at the end the following:
Nothing in this subsection shall limit the amount of a minimum wage set pursuant to this section, or of a minimum wage set by a State or municipality pursuant to section 18 of this Act, provided that: notwithstanding section 18 or any other provision of law, no State or municipality shall adopt any law or ordinance which has the purpose or effect of establishing a minimum wage which distinguishes, classifies, or establishes any requirement on an employer based on its status as excluded from the definition of “enterprise” pursuant to the second sentence of section 3(r)(1).