Raise the Wage Act


Raise the Wage

This Bill has:
65% Democratic Support in the Senate
82% Democratic Support in the House

 


















    This bill was introduced by Bernie Sanders in the senate and by Robert Scott in the house.
    This bill would amend the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to increase the federal minimum wage for regular employees over a seven year period to eventually $15/hr, for tipped employees, and for newly hired employees who are less than 20 years old. The bill sets forth a schedule of annual increases in the federal minimum wage for individuals with disabilities. The Department of Labor shall no longer issue special certificates for the payment of subminimum wages to such individuals after the final wage increase under this bill for such individuals takes effect.
House Bill: HR 15
Democratic Support: 160
Introduced by: Rep. Scott, Robert C. "Bobby" [D-VA-3] (Introduced 05/25/2017)
Latest Action: 05/25/2017 Referred to the House Committee on Education and the Workforce.

Cosponsors:
  1. Keith Ellison
  2. Nancy Pelosi
  3. Steny Hoyer
  4. James Clyburn 
  5. Joseph Crowley
  6. Linda Sanchez
  7. Mark Pocan
  8. Raul Grijalva
  9. Ben Ray Lujan
  10. Rosa DeLauro
  11. Eric Swalwell
  12. Cheri Bustos
  13. David Cicilline
  14. Hakeem Jeffries
  15. Gwen Moore
  16. Marcy Kaptur
  17. Lacy Clay
  18. Nydia Velzaquez
  19. Mark Takano
  20. James McGovern
  21. Frank Pallone
  22. Steve Cohen
  23. Frederica Wilson
  24. Carolyn Maloney
  25. Barbara Lee
  26. Ro Khanna
  27. Donald Norcross
  28. Louise Slaughter
  29. Diana DeGette
  30. John Conyers
  31. Peter DeFazio
  32. Bill Pascrell
  33. John Garamendi
  34. Donald Payne
  35. Grace Napolitano
  36. Luis Guiterrez
  37. Janice Schakowsky
  38. Val Butler Demings
  39. Jose Serrano
  40. Danny Davis
  41. Jamie Raskin
  42. Bonnie Coleman
  43. Pramila Jayapal
  44. Adriano Espaillat
  45. Katherine Clark
  46. Michael Capuano
  47. Debbie Wasserman Schultz
  48. Alcee Hastings
  49. Bobby Rush
  50. Elijah Cummings
  51. Colleen Hanabusa
  52. Joe Courtney
  53. Yvette Clarke
  54. Peter Welch
  55. Jared Huffman
  56. Mark DeSaulnier
  57. Suzan DelBene
  58. Jackie Speier
  59. Richard Nolan
  60. Darren Soto
  61. Rick Larsen
  62. Jerrold Nadler
  63. Suzanne Bonamici
  64. Marcia Fudge
  65. Lucille Roybal-Allard
  66. Anna Eshoo
  67. Zoe Lofgren
  68. James Langevin
  69. Mike Thompson
  70. Judy Chu
  71. Henry Johnson
  72. Pete Aguilar
  73. Peter Visclosky
  74. Joaquin Castro
  75. Ruben Kihuen
  76. Sheila Jackson Lee
  77. Brad Sherman
  78. Ted Lieu
  79. Nita Lowey
  80. Maxine Waters
  81. Sean Patrick Maloney
  82. Raja Krishnamoorthi
  83. Jared Polis
  84. Sander Levin
  85. Tim Ryan
  86. Betty McCollum
  87. John Delaney
  88. John Sarbanes
  89. Dina Titus
  90. Carol Shea-Porter
  91. Raul Ruiz
  92. Michael Doyle
  93. Paul Tonko
  94. Alan Lowenthal
  95. Adam Schiff
  96. Brian Higgins
  97. Tony Cardenas
  98. Joyce Beatty
  99. Matt Cartwright
  100. John Yarmuth
  101. Salud Carbajal
  102. Donald Beyer
  103. Chellie Pingree
  104. Susan Davis
  105. Anthony Brown
  106. Kathleen Rice
  107. Alma Adams
  108. Earl Blumenauer
  109. Karen Bass
  110. Nanette Barragan
  111. Al Green
  112. Brenda Lawrence
  113. G.K. Butterfield
  114. Ruben Gallego
  115. Marc Veasey
  116. John Lewis 
  117. Gene Green 
  118. Robert Brady
  119. Eliot Engel
  120. Grace Meng
  121. Debbie Dingell
  122. Daniel Kildee
  123. Albio Sires
  124. Juan Vargas
  125. Tulsi Gabbard
  126. Norma Torres
  127. Seth Moulton
  128. Derek Kilmer
  129. Jimmy Panetta
  130. David Price
  131. Adam Smith
  132. Elizabeth Esty
  133. Eddie Johnson
  134. Lois Frankel
  135. Doris Matsui
  136. Andre Carson
  137. Robin Kelly
  138. Scott Peters
  139. John Larson
  140. Brendan Boyle
  141. Denny Heck
  142. Terri Sewell
  143. Dwight Evans
  144. Bennie Thompson
  145. Charlie Crist
  146. Mike Quigley
  147. Tim Walz
  148. Lisa Blunt Rochester
  149. Stephanie Murphy
  150. Gregory Meeks
  151. Thomas Suozzi
  152. James Himes
  153. David Loebsack
  154. Ed Perlmutter
  155. Dutch Ruppersberger
  156. Joseph Kennedy
  157. Bill Foster
  158. Josh Gottheimer
  159. Niki Tsongas
Senate Bill: S 1242 
Democratic Support: 31
Introduced by: Sen. Sanders, Bernard [I-VT] (Introduced 05/25/2017)
Latest Action: 05/25/2017 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

Cosponsors:

Bernie Sanders on Minimum Wage

Senate & House Democrats introduces the Raise the Wage Act