Minimum Wage Legislation Database

4/2/2018

search key on keyboardNCSL's Minimum Wage Database includes all minimum wage-related legislative proposals in the 50 states and the District of Columbia, starting in 2014. You can search by state, bill number, author, status or keyword, or track all minimum wage-related bills by leaving the search boxes blank. You also can track specific issues, by selecting a topic, including proposed increases to the state minimum wage, indexing of future increases to the cost-of-living, tipped wages, subminimum wages, state authority over local minimum wages, Constitutional amendments, or other issues.

Bill information for the current year is updated each Tuesday. New measures are added as they are intoduced or identified by NCSL staff. 

Bills may appear twice in carry over states. In these states, please check the last date of action to ensure the status of the bill reflects the appropriate year.

For faster performance, please use the fields below to filter your results. If nothing is picked, the default search is to include all topics and states in current session year. The full text of bills is available by clicking on the bill number. This feature is available for bills from 2015 and later.

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