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

Total contributions given to Senators from interest groups that…

6.1 times as much
$1,844,546
$10,354,044
$647,749
$2,500
$560,830
$861,957
$481,040
$2,294,583
$42,050
$277,475
$10,446,805
$27,813,579
$8,550
$4,585,951
$4,594,501

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, October 1, 2008 – September 30, 2014.
Contributions data source: OpenSecrets.org

Contributions by Legislator

Namesort iconPartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$92,500$68,950
Kelly AyotteRNH$65,150$63,646
Tammy BaldwinDWI$1,533,978$16,211
John BarrassoRWY$41,850$12,000
Max BaucusDMT$79,700$44,500
Mark BegichDAK$524,833$33,850
Michael F. BennetDCO$277,431$42,350
Richard BlumenthalDCT$50,650$13,000
Roy BluntRMO$170,280$158,100
John BoozmanRAR$89,250$30,075
Barbara BoxerDCA$1,632,948$7,960
Sherrod BrownDOH$941,301$33,100
Richard BurrRNC$109,936$107,696
Maria CantwellDWA$156,315$17,900
Ben CardinDMD$82,250$19,000
Tom CarperDDE$77,475$48,500
Bob CaseyDPA$170,263$50,100
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$117,700$99,850
Daniel CoatsRIN$87,350$33,650
Tom CoburnROK$22,250$8,250
William Thad CochranRMS$57,600$19,800
Susan M. CollinsRME$101,477$35,350
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$130,279$21,500
Bob CorkerRTN$82,500$66,950
John CornynRTX$65,400$147,704
William M. CowanDMA$0$0
Mike CrapoRID$47,435$17,250
Ted CruzRTX$40,900$66,305
Joe DonnellyDIN$124,714$15,000
Dick DurbinDIL$180,093$96,531
Mike EnziRWY$62,000$32,400
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$306,720$61,509
Deb FischerRNE$54,450$64,415
Jeff FlakeRAZ$39,850$105,700
Al FrankenDMN$688,305$29,300
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$1,453,126$80,425
Lindsey GrahamRSC$76,100$41,466
Chuck GrassleyRIA$81,300$39,900
Kay R. HaganDNC$1,922,487$30,050
Tom HarkinDIA$48,888$0
Orrin G. HatchRUT$102,383$71,530
Martin HeinrichDNM$391,934$21,278
Heidi HeitkampDND$254,796$9,895
Dean HellerRNV$89,100$105,471
Mazie K. HironoDHI$496,916$12,450
John HoevenRND$74,000$34,350
Jim InhofeROK$52,500$5,750
Johnny IsaksonRGA$84,900$86,650
Mike JohannsRNE$16,250$16,500
Ron JohnsonRWI$50,650$52,250
Tim JohnsonDSD$42,700$0
Tim KaineDVA$738,441$21,500
Angus S. King, Jr.IME$45,915$7,972
Mark KirkRIL$154,105$111,186
Amy KlobucharDMN$433,286$17,750
Mary L. LandrieuDLA$310,724$70,956
Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$22,500$0
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$93,850$5,700
Mike LeeRUT$10,250$16,850
Carl LevinDMI$5,300$0
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$126,565$72,100
John McCainRAZ$51,925$49,550
Claire McCaskillDMO$1,450,567$38,320
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$167,400$222,300
Bob MenéndezDNJ$136,100$84,750
Jeff MerkleyDOR$332,579$8,450
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$113,807$5,850
Jerry MoranRKS$77,850$43,792
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$68,385$44,450
Chris MurphyDCT$386,018$19,070
Patty MurrayDWA$699,337$28,950
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$107,744$46,950
Rand PaulRKY$22,660$38,450
Rob PortmanROH$205,490$121,150
Mark L. PryorDAR$186,411$39,325
John "Jack" ReedDRI$60,034$20,300
Harry ReidDNV$312,225$59,000
Jim RischRID$24,000$10,500
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$114,268$52,000
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$5,500$7,500
Marco RubioRFL$75,970$169,173
Bernie SandersIVT$286,280$500
Brian SchatzDHI$85,914$21,000
Chuck SchumerDNY$252,336$136,300
Tim ScottRSC$60,550$119,975
Jeff SessionsRAL$16,803$6,600
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$1,107,720$30,200
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$16,400$43,716
Debbie StabenowDMI$511,688$24,250
Jon TesterDMT$399,668$6,850
John ThuneRSD$125,050$71,002
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$139,551$151,104
Mark UdallDCO$719,047$25,820
Tom UdallDNM$252,348$11,340
David VitterRLA$48,300$61,650
Mark R. WarnerDVA$478,305$59,150
Elizabeth WarrenDMA$3,036,410$19,950
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$52,607$7,800
Roger F. WickerRMS$51,133$40,333
Ron WydenDOR$91,100$26,750

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NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$92,500$68,950
Kelly AyotteRNH$65,150$63,646
Tammy BaldwinDWI$1,533,978$16,211
John BarrassoRWY$41,850$12,000
Max BaucusDMT$79,700$44,500
Mark BegichDAK$524,833$33,850
Michael F. BennetDCO$277,431$42,350
Richard BlumenthalDCT$50,650$13,000
Roy BluntRMO$170,280$158,100
John BoozmanRAR$89,250$30,075
Barbara BoxerDCA$1,632,948$7,960
Sherrod BrownDOH$941,301$33,100
Richard BurrRNC$109,936$107,696
Maria CantwellDWA$156,315$17,900
Ben CardinDMD$82,250$19,000
Tom CarperDDE$77,475$48,500
Bob CaseyDPA$170,263$50,100
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$117,700$99,850
Daniel CoatsRIN$87,350$33,650
Tom CoburnROK$22,250$8,250
William Thad CochranRMS$57,600$19,800
Susan M. CollinsRME$101,477$35,350
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$130,279$21,500
Bob CorkerRTN$82,500$66,950
John CornynRTX$65,400$147,704
William M. CowanDMA$0$0
Mike CrapoRID$47,435$17,250
Ted CruzRTX$40,900$66,305
Joe DonnellyDIN$124,714$15,000
Dick DurbinDIL$180,093$96,531
Mike EnziRWY$62,000$32,400
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$306,720$61,509
Deb FischerRNE$54,450$64,415
Jeff FlakeRAZ$39,850$105,700
Al FrankenDMN$688,305$29,300
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$1,453,126$80,425
Lindsey GrahamRSC$76,100$41,466
Chuck GrassleyRIA$81,300$39,900
Kay R. HaganDNC$1,922,487$30,050
Tom HarkinDIA$48,888$0
Orrin G. HatchRUT$102,383$71,530
Martin HeinrichDNM$391,934$21,278
Heidi HeitkampDND$254,796$9,895
Dean HellerRNV$89,100$105,471
Mazie K. HironoDHI$496,916$12,450
John HoevenRND$74,000$34,350
Jim InhofeROK$52,500$5,750
Johnny IsaksonRGA$84,900$86,650
Mike JohannsRNE$16,250$16,500
Ron JohnsonRWI$50,650$52,250
Tim JohnsonDSD$42,700$0
Tim KaineDVA$738,441$21,500
Angus S. King, Jr.IME$45,915$7,972
Mark KirkRIL$154,105$111,186
Amy KlobucharDMN$433,286$17,750
Mary L. LandrieuDLA$310,724$70,956
Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$22,500$0
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$93,850$5,700
Mike LeeRUT$10,250$16,850
Carl LevinDMI$5,300$0
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$126,565$72,100
John McCainRAZ$51,925$49,550
Claire McCaskillDMO$1,450,567$38,320
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$167,400$222,300
Bob MenéndezDNJ$136,100$84,750
Jeff MerkleyDOR$332,579$8,450
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$113,807$5,850
Jerry MoranRKS$77,850$43,792
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$68,385$44,450
Chris MurphyDCT$386,018$19,070
Patty MurrayDWA$699,337$28,950
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$107,744$46,950
Rand PaulRKY$22,660$38,450
Rob PortmanROH$205,490$121,150
Mark L. PryorDAR$186,411$39,325
John "Jack" ReedDRI$60,034$20,300
Harry ReidDNV$312,225$59,000
Jim RischRID$24,000$10,500
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$114,268$52,000
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$5,500$7,500
Marco RubioRFL$75,970$169,173
Bernie SandersIVT$286,280$500
Brian SchatzDHI$85,914$21,000
Chuck SchumerDNY$252,336$136,300
Tim ScottRSC$60,550$119,975
Jeff SessionsRAL$16,803$6,600
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$1,107,720$30,200
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$16,400$43,716
Debbie StabenowDMI$511,688$24,250
Jon TesterDMT$399,668$6,850
John ThuneRSD$125,050$71,002
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$139,551$151,104
Mark UdallDCO$719,047$25,820
Tom UdallDNM$252,348$11,340
David VitterRLA$48,300$61,650
Mark R. WarnerDVA$478,305$59,150
Elizabeth WarrenDMA$3,036,410$19,950
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$52,607$7,800
Roger F. WickerRMS$51,133$40,333
Ron WydenDOR$91,100$26,750

Interest Groups that supported this bill

$ Donated
Democratic/Liberal$10,446,805
Women's issues$10,354,044
Food and kindred products manufacturing$2,294,583
Department, variety & convenience stores$1,844,546
Minority/Ethnic Groups$861,957
Apparel & accessory stores$647,749
Household cleansers & chemicals$560,830
Health & welfare policy$481,040
Small business associations$330,377
Labor Unions$277,475
Human Rights$42,050
Consumer groups$2,500

Interest Groups that opposed this bill

$ Donated
Restaurants & drinking establishments$4,585,951
Small business associations$330,377
Vending Machine Sales & Services$8,550
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