Updates to $15 min wage from the Senate Finance voting session

(March 7, 2019 – ANNAPOLIS, Md.) Just moments ago, the Senate Finance Committee adjourned its voting session on the $15 minimum wage bill, SB 280.

From that session, a few amendments were made including:

The amendments from the House were also discussed at the voting session. The Senate Finance Committee made adjustments to the House amendment considering the reduced percentages for the Developmental Disabilities Administration (DDA) providers, moving those percentages closer to the originally proposed amounts. Aside from this adjustment, no additional changes were made.

The House amendments also include:

Maryland Chamber of Commerce’s Vice President of Government Affairs Larry Richardson says this issue is far from over. “As this goes to the floor, you can fully expect additional debate.”

 

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