- EnactedOctober 7th, 2015The President signed this bill into law
- The senate Passed September 30th, 2015Passed by Voice Vote
- The house Passed September 28th, 2015Passed by Voice Vote
Committee on Education and LaborIntroducedJune 2nd, 2015
- house Committees
What is House Bill H.R. 2617?
Cost of House Bill H.R. 2617
The government of American Samoa desires an increase in the minimum wage but has expressed concerns about the harm such a move may do to the territory’s canneries. The delegate who sponsored this legislation, Congresswoman Aumua Amata (R-AS) is hoping to find a way to have the territory’s minimum wage set by a local committee.
Media:Summary by Eric Revell
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