Base the Minimum Wage on a New England State Average and To Restore the Tip Credit

Last updated: Jun 18, 2017

Details about this bill
Category: Wage and Labor
Status: Defeated
Sponsor: Senator Dana Dow, Senate 13 - Lincoln County
Session: 128
Bill #: LD 831



UPDATE: This bill died between the houses.

UPDATE: Received divided vote from LCRED Committee along party lines.


This bill provides that starting January 1, 2018 the minimum hourly wage is the average minimum hourly wage in the New England states of New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, Connecticut and Rhode Island on July 1st of the previous year, as determined annually by the Commissioner of Labor. It also restores the tip credit.