REPORT TITLE:
Minimum wage


DESCRIPTION:
Raises the minimum wage to $5.75 and the tip credit to twenty-two
cents in 2003. (HB2984 HD2)

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
                                                        2984
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES                H.B. NO.           H.D. 2
TWENTIETH LEGISLATURE, 2000                                
STATE OF HAWAII                                            
                                                             
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                   A  BILL  FOR  AN  ACT

RELATING TO MINIMUM WAGE.



BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF HAWAII:

 1      SECTION 1.  Section 387-2, Hawaii Revised Statutes, is
 
 2 amended to read as follows:
 
 3      "387-2 Minimum wages.  Except as provided in section 387-9
 
 4 and this section, every employer shall pay to each employee
 
 5 employed by the employer wages at the rate of not less than
 
 6 [$3.85 per hour beginning January 1, 1988, $4.75 per hour
 
 7 beginning April 1, 1992, and] $5.25 per hour beginning January 1,
 
 8 1993[.], and $5.75 per hour beginning January 1, 2003.  The
 
 9 hourly wage of a tipped employee may be deemed to be increased on
 
10 account of tips if the employee is paid not less than twenty
 
11 cents below the applicable minimum wage by the employee's
 
12 employer and the combined amount the employee receives from the
 
13 employee's employer and in tips is at least fifty cents more than
 
14 the applicable minimum wage.  Beginning January 1, 2003, the
 
15 hourly wage of a tipped employee may be deemed to be increased on
 
16 account of tips if the employee is paid not less than twenty-two
 
17 cents below the the applicable minimum wage by the employee's
 
18 employer and the combined amount the employee receives from the
 
19 employee's employer and in tips is at least fifty cents more than
 
20 the applicable minimum wage."
 

 
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 1      SECTION 2.  Statutory material to be repealed is bracketed.
 
 2 New statutory material is underscored.
 
 3      SECTION 3.  This Act shall take effect upon its approval.