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S. 460 - Fair Minimum Wage Act of 2013

Labor and employment. 113th Congress (2013-2014) View bill details
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Summary:
A bill to provide for an increase in the Federal minimum wage. (by CRS) 
Status:
The bill has been referred to committee. 
There have been no votes on this bill.

Fair Minimum Wage Act of 2013

S. 460 — 113th Congress (2013–2014)

Summary
A bill to provide for an increase in the Federal minimum wage. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to provide for an increase in the Federal minimum wage.
Other Titles
  • Fair Minimum Wage Act of 2013
Sponsor
Tom Harkin
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Labor and employment
  • Administrative law and regulatory procedures
  • Department of Labor
  • Inflation and prices
  • Labor standards
  • Wages and earnings
Related Bills
Major Actions
Introduced3/05/2013
Referred to Committee
Bill History

There have been no votes on this bill.

ActionDateDescription
Introduced3/05/2013
3/05/2013Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.
3/05/2013Sponsor introductory remarks on measure.
NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus

Total contributions given to Senators from interest groups that…

5.0 times as much
$1,881,812
$10,595,385
$695,449
$8,150
$564,930
$743,543
$410,937
$2,232,905
$38,300
$266,515
$6,882,601
$24,320,527
$9,550
$4,885,966
$4,895,516

opposed this bill

23 Organizations Supported and 3 Opposed; See Which Ones

Organizations that took a position on
Fair Minimum Wage Act of 2013

23 organizations supported this bill

9to5
9to5 (n.d.). Take Action on the Fair Minimum Wage Act (S.460/ H.R.1010). Retrieved March 14, 2014, from 9to5.
AFL-CIO
AFL-CIO (n.d.). It’s Time to Raise the Wage. Retrieved March 14, 2014, from AFL-CIO.
American Association of University Women
AAUW (n.d.). Raise the Federal Minimum Wage. Retrieved March 14, 2014, from AAUW.
American Independent Business Alliance
Bob Keener (2013, March 5). Costco, Eileen Fisher and Small Business Owners Nationwide Support Fair Minimum Wage Act Introduced Today In Congress. Retrieved March 7, 2013, from Minimum Wage.org.
American Sustainable Business Council
American Sustainable Business Council (n.d.). Support Raising the Minimum Wage. Retrieved March 14, 2014, from American Sustainable Business Council.
Business Alliance for Local Living Economies
Bob Keener (2013, March 5). Costco, Eileen Fisher and Small Business Owners Nationwide Support Fair Minimum Wage Act Introduced Today In Congress. Retrieved March 7, 2013, from Minimum Wage.org.
Business and Professional Women's Foundation
Bob Keener (2013, March 5). Costco, Eileen Fisher and Small Business Owners Nationwide Support Fair Minimum Wage Act Introduced Today In Congress. Retrieved March 7, 2013, from Minimum Wage.org.
Business for a Fair Minimum Wage
Bob Keener (2013, March 5). Costco, Eileen Fisher and Small Business Owners Nationwide Support Fair Minimum Wage Act Introduced Today In Congress. Retrieved March 7, 2013, from Minimum Wage.org.
Clif Bar & Company
Bob Keener (2013, March 5). Costco, Eileen Fisher and Small Business Owners Nationwide Support Fair Minimum Wage Act Introduced Today In Congress. Retrieved March 7, 2013, from Minimum Wage.org.
Costco
Bob Keener (2013, March 5). Costco, Eileen Fisher and Small Business Owners Nationwide Support Fair Minimum Wage Act Introduced Today In Congress. Retrieved March 7, 2013, from Minimum Wage.org.
CREDO Action
CREDO Action (n.d.). Tell Congress: Raise the Minimum Wage. Retrieved March 14, 2014, from CREDO Action.
Eileen Fisher
Bob Keener (2013, March 5). Costco, Eileen Fisher and Small Business Owners Nationwide Support Fair Minimum Wage Act Introduced Today In Congress. Retrieved March 7, 2013, from Minimum Wage.org.
Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights
Henderson, Wade & Zirkin, Nancy (2013, March 8). Support Working Families Co-Sponsor S. 460, the Fair Minimum Wage Act of 2013. Retrieved March 5, 2014, from Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights.
National Association of Negro Business and Professional Women's Clubs
Bob Keener (2013, March 5). Costco, Eileen Fisher and Small Business Owners Nationwide Support Fair Minimum Wage Act Introduced Today In Congress. Retrieved March 7, 2013, from Minimum Wage.org.
National Organization for Women
National Organization for Women (n.d.). Congress: Support a Minimum Wage Increase – but Move Toward a Living Wage. Retrieved March 14, 2014, from National Organization for Women.
National Partnership for Women & Families
National Partnership for Women & Families (2014, February 0). Standing Up for Women & Families in 2014: A Legislative Agenda . Retrieved March 14, 2014, from National Partnership for Women & Families.
New Voice of Business
Bob Keener (2013, March 5). Costco, Eileen Fisher and Small Business Owners Nationwide Support Fair Minimum Wage Act Introduced Today In Congress. Retrieved March 7, 2013, from Minimum Wage.org.
Seventh Generation
Bob Keener (2013, March 5). Costco, Eileen Fisher and Small Business Owners Nationwide Support Fair Minimum Wage Act Introduced Today In Congress. Retrieved March 7, 2013, from Minimum Wage.org.
Small Business California
Bob Keener (2013, March 5). Costco, Eileen Fisher and Small Business Owners Nationwide Support Fair Minimum Wage Act Introduced Today In Congress. Retrieved March 7, 2013, from Minimum Wage.org.
Small Business Majority
Bob Keener (2013, March 5). Costco, Eileen Fisher and Small Business Owners Nationwide Support Fair Minimum Wage Act Introduced Today In Congress. Retrieved March 7, 2013, from Minimum Wage.org.
Social Venture Network
Bob Keener (2013, March 5). Costco, Eileen Fisher and Small Business Owners Nationwide Support Fair Minimum Wage Act Introduced Today In Congress. Retrieved March 7, 2013, from Minimum Wage.org.
Stride Rite
Bob Keener (2013, March 5). Costco, Eileen Fisher and Small Business Owners Nationwide Support Fair Minimum Wage Act Introduced Today In Congress. Retrieved March 7, 2013, from Minimum Wage.org.
U.S. Women's Chamber of Commerce
Bob Keener (2013, March 5). Costco, Eileen Fisher and Small Business Owners Nationwide Support Fair Minimum Wage Act Introduced Today In Congress. Retrieved March 7, 2013, from Minimum Wage.org.

3 organizations opposed this bill

National Automatic Merchandising Association
National Automatic Merchandising Association (n.d.). NAMA Government Affairs: Legislation. Retrieved March 14, 2014, from National Automatic Merchandising Association.
National Federation of Independent Business
Dan Danner (2013, December 5). Tell Congress: Don't Raise the Minimum Wage. Retrieved March 26, 2014, from NFIB.
National Restaurant Association
National Restaurant Association (n.d.). Tell Your Senators To Oppose A Minimum Wage Increase. Retrieved March 14, 2014, from National Restaurant Association.

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Includes reported contributions to congressional campaigns of Senators in office during the 113th U.S. Congress, from interest groups invested in the vote according to MapLight, January 1, 2009 – December 31, 2014.
Contributions data source: OpenSecrets.org

Contributions by Legislator

Namesort iconPartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$85,200$62,150
Kelly AyotteRNH$69,900$74,242
Tammy BaldwinDWI$1,528,718$16,411
John BarrassoRWY$43,709$8,500
Max BaucusDMT$55,700$46,000
Mark BegichDAK$367,166$31,200
Michael F. BennetDCO$222,933$49,500
Richard BlumenthalDCT$48,450$10,600
Roy BluntRMO$167,450$159,350
John BoozmanRAR$100,350$36,025
Barbara BoxerDCA$1,452,229$13,510
Sherrod BrownDOH$931,801$35,000
Richard BurrRNC$116,526$121,016
Maria CantwellDWA$126,236$22,950
Ben CardinDMD$75,750$21,000
Tom CarperDDE$69,475$48,300
Bob CaseyDPA$155,763$39,900
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$33,250$29,600
Daniel CoatsRIN$88,650$29,300
Tom CoburnROK$21,000$10,650
William Thad CochranRMS$58,600$14,800
Susan M. CollinsRME$88,650$37,850
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$163,119$27,250
Bob CorkerRTN$91,620$77,820
John CornynRTX$60,150$148,404
William M. CowanDMA$0$0
Mike CrapoRID$41,485$19,625
Ted CruzRTX$40,650$72,805
Joe DonnellyDIN$122,794$18,500
Dick DurbinDIL$137,943$96,982
Mike EnziRWY$57,500$35,900
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$306,220$70,509
Deb FischerRNE$61,700$69,415
Jeff FlakeRAZ$40,750$114,200
Al FrankenDMN$294,447$36,250
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$1,412,809$85,425
Lindsey GrahamRSC$84,600$46,216
Chuck GrassleyRIA$79,150$40,400
Kay R. HaganDNC$1,007,766$25,150
Tom HarkinDIA$34,388$0
Orrin G. HatchRUT$110,583$81,241
Martin HeinrichDNM$231,338$21,028
Heidi HeitkampDND$262,238$12,395
Dean HellerRNV$88,600$111,971
Mazie K. HironoDHI$506,925$17,700
John HoevenRND$76,000$38,850
Jim InhofeROK$46,800$8,250
Johnny IsaksonRGA$82,900$92,625
Mike JohannsRNE$14,500$12,500
Ron JohnsonRWI$70,050$65,200
Tim JohnsonDSD$7,800$0
Tim KaineDVA$722,941$28,800
Angus S. King, Jr.IME$45,915$10,972
Mark KirkRIL$122,955$122,350
Amy KlobucharDMN$421,486$19,799
Mary L. LandrieuDLA$389,533$67,306
Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$4,500$0
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$71,675$5,700
Mike LeeRUT$17,700$22,100
Carl LevinDMI$1,000$0
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$130,265$74,600
John McCainRAZ$52,900$65,925
Claire McCaskillDMO$1,449,105$51,852
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$170,300$229,750
Bob MenéndezDNJ$146,400$95,777
Jeff MerkleyDOR$113,130$7,700
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$127,123$5,850
Jerry MoranRKS$87,300$50,492
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$55,585$43,450
Chris MurphyDCT$371,218$20,070
Patty MurrayDWA$659,840$27,950
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$105,744$51,950
Rand PaulRKY$22,160$42,600
Rob PortmanROH$215,730$137,300
Mark L. PryorDAR$203,312$39,075
John "Jack" ReedDRI$33,850$20,300
Harry ReidDNV$241,282$70,150
Jim RischRID$24,000$6,000
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$107,807$68,450
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$2,500$7,500
Marco RubioRFL$96,460$194,143
Bernie SandersIVT$259,780$500
Brian SchatzDHI$71,481$21,000
Chuck SchumerDNY$192,886$137,500
Tim ScottRSC$60,550$130,390
Jeff SessionsRAL$16,500$6,600
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$978,572$33,550
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$15,400$43,966
Debbie StabenowDMI$513,459$34,750
Jon TesterDMT$380,943$10,350
John ThuneRSD$122,550$77,402
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$149,851$171,804
Mark UdallDCO$407,565$28,670
Tom UdallDNM$128,439$9,900
David VitterRLA$55,000$71,475
Mark R. WarnerDVA$128,814$55,850
Elizabeth WarrenDMA$3,002,200$26,700
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$53,357$7,800
Roger F. WickerRMS$47,433$48,183
Ron WydenDOR$79,700$26,750

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NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$85,200$62,150
Kelly AyotteRNH$69,900$74,242
Tammy BaldwinDWI$1,528,718$16,411
John BarrassoRWY$43,709$8,500
Max BaucusDMT$55,700$46,000
Mark BegichDAK$367,166$31,200
Michael F. BennetDCO$222,933$49,500
Richard BlumenthalDCT$48,450$10,600
Roy BluntRMO$167,450$159,350
John BoozmanRAR$100,350$36,025
Barbara BoxerDCA$1,452,229$13,510
Sherrod BrownDOH$931,801$35,000
Richard BurrRNC$116,526$121,016
Maria CantwellDWA$126,236$22,950
Ben CardinDMD$75,750$21,000
Tom CarperDDE$69,475$48,300
Bob CaseyDPA$155,763$39,900
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$33,250$29,600
Daniel CoatsRIN$88,650$29,300
Tom CoburnROK$21,000$10,650
William Thad CochranRMS$58,600$14,800
Susan M. CollinsRME$88,650$37,850
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$163,119$27,250
Bob CorkerRTN$91,620$77,820
John CornynRTX$60,150$148,404
William M. CowanDMA$0$0
Mike CrapoRID$41,485$19,625
Ted CruzRTX$40,650$72,805
Joe DonnellyDIN$122,794$18,500
Dick DurbinDIL$137,943$96,982
Mike EnziRWY$57,500$35,900
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$306,220$70,509
Deb FischerRNE$61,700$69,415
Jeff FlakeRAZ$40,750$114,200
Al FrankenDMN$294,447$36,250
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$1,412,809$85,425
Lindsey GrahamRSC$84,600$46,216
Chuck GrassleyRIA$79,150$40,400
Kay R. HaganDNC$1,007,766$25,150
Tom HarkinDIA$34,388$0
Orrin G. HatchRUT$110,583$81,241
Martin HeinrichDNM$231,338$21,028
Heidi HeitkampDND$262,238$12,395
Dean HellerRNV$88,600$111,971
Mazie K. HironoDHI$506,925$17,700
John HoevenRND$76,000$38,850
Jim InhofeROK$46,800$8,250
Johnny IsaksonRGA$82,900$92,625
Mike JohannsRNE$14,500$12,500
Ron JohnsonRWI$70,050$65,200
Tim JohnsonDSD$7,800$0
Tim KaineDVA$722,941$28,800
Angus S. King, Jr.IME$45,915$10,972
Mark KirkRIL$122,955$122,350
Amy KlobucharDMN$421,486$19,799
Mary L. LandrieuDLA$389,533$67,306
Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$4,500$0
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$71,675$5,700
Mike LeeRUT$17,700$22,100
Carl LevinDMI$1,000$0
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$130,265$74,600
John McCainRAZ$52,900$65,925
Claire McCaskillDMO$1,449,105$51,852
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$170,300$229,750
Bob MenéndezDNJ$146,400$95,777
Jeff MerkleyDOR$113,130$7,700
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$127,123$5,850
Jerry MoranRKS$87,300$50,492
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$55,585$43,450
Chris MurphyDCT$371,218$20,070
Patty MurrayDWA$659,840$27,950
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$105,744$51,950
Rand PaulRKY$22,160$42,600
Rob PortmanROH$215,730$137,300
Mark L. PryorDAR$203,312$39,075
John "Jack" ReedDRI$33,850$20,300
Harry ReidDNV$241,282$70,150
Jim RischRID$24,000$6,000
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$107,807$68,450
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$2,500$7,500
Marco RubioRFL$96,460$194,143
Bernie SandersIVT$259,780$500
Brian SchatzDHI$71,481$21,000
Chuck SchumerDNY$192,886$137,500
Tim ScottRSC$60,550$130,390
Jeff SessionsRAL$16,500$6,600
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$978,572$33,550
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$15,400$43,966
Debbie StabenowDMI$513,459$34,750
Jon TesterDMT$380,943$10,350
John ThuneRSD$122,550$77,402
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$149,851$171,804
Mark UdallDCO$407,565$28,670
Tom UdallDNM$128,439$9,900
David VitterRLA$55,000$71,475
Mark R. WarnerDVA$128,814$55,850
Elizabeth WarrenDMA$3,002,200$26,700
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$53,357$7,800
Roger F. WickerRMS$47,433$48,183
Ron WydenDOR$79,700$26,750

Interest Groups that supported this bill

$ Donated
Women's issues$10,595,385
Democratic/Liberal$6,882,601
Food and kindred products manufacturing$2,232,905
Department, variety & convenience stores$1,881,812
Minority/Ethnic Groups$743,543
Apparel & accessory stores$695,449
Household cleansers & chemicals$564,930
Health & welfare policy$410,937
Small business associations$314,627
Labor Unions$266,515
Human Rights$38,300
Consumer groups$8,150

Interest Groups that opposed this bill

$ Donated
Restaurants & drinking establishments$4,885,966
Small business associations$314,627
Vending Machine Sales & Services$9,550
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