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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
Thomas 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
$1,847,146
$10,138,320
$625,649
$3,500
$521,780
$931,490
$421,290
$2,251,483
$41,800
$276,200
$10,229,948
$27,288,606
$10,050
$4,500,105
$4,510,155

oppose this bill

23 Organizations Support and 3 Oppose; See Which Ones

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

23 organizations support 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 oppose 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, July 1, 2008 – June 30, 2014.
Contributions data source: OpenSecrets.org

Contributions by Legislator

Namesort iconPartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Support
$ From Interest Groups
That Oppose
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$90,250$63,150
Kelly AyotteRNH$62,650$64,246
Tammy BaldwinDWI$1,548,278$16,211
John BarrassoRWY$43,100$13,500
Mark BegichDAK$375,399$23,650
Michael BennetDCO$277,431$42,350
Richard BlumenthalDCT$45,650$13,000
Roy BluntRMO$172,780$163,750
John BoozmanRAR$91,000$30,075
Barbara BoxerDCA$1,636,748$7,960
Sherrod BrownDOH$933,301$33,100
Richard BurrRNC$109,936$110,696
Maria CantwellDWA$162,915$17,900
Ben CardinDMD$82,250$19,000
Tom CarperDDE$77,475$46,000
Bob CaseyDPA$173,013$45,100
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$125,950$108,450
Daniel CoatsRIN$85,350$33,650
Tom CoburnROK$22,250$8,250
William Thad CochranRMS$53,000$22,800
Susan CollinsRME$126,266$30,750
Chris CoonsDDE$79,867$21,500
Bob CorkerRTN$83,500$68,510
John CornynRTX$58,800$158,604
Mike CrapoRID$47,435$14,750
Ted CruzRTX$40,900$66,305
Joe DonnellyDIN$126,214$11,000
Dick DurbinDIL$132,153$77,231
Mike EnziRWY$63,500$27,400
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$307,220$60,509
Deb FischerRNE$54,450$61,915
Jeff FlakeRAZ$39,850$103,700
Alan FrankenDMN$735,186$29,700
Kirsten GillibrandDNY$1,500,965$81,825
Lindsey GrahamRSC$73,100$37,866
Chuck GrassleyRIA$81,300$37,400
Kay HaganDNC$2,058,849$20,800
Tom HarkinDIA$65,938$2,000
Orrin HatchRUT$102,383$71,530
Martin HeinrichDNM$571,778$21,778
Heidi HeitkampDND$255,796$9,895
Dean HellerRNV$90,100$110,971
Mazie HironoDHI$503,716$12,650
John HoevenRND$71,500$31,850
Jim InhofeROK$57,000$9,250
Johnny IsaksonRGA$89,900$85,950
Mike JohannsRNE$19,050$24,712
Ron JohnsonRWI$48,650$48,250
Tim JohnsonDSD$87,650$0
Timothy KaineDVA$732,191$21,500
Angus KingIME$45,915$5,472
Mark KirkRIL$155,705$111,686
Amy KlobucharDMN$437,036$17,750
Mary LandrieuDLA$206,775$52,481
Patrick LeahyDVT$93,850$5,700
Mike LeeRUT$10,250$16,600
Carl LevinDMI$20,800$2,300
Joe ManchinDWV$126,565$72,100
John McCainRAZ$51,925$49,550
Claire McCaskillDMO$1,450,567$38,320
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$157,250$209,950
Bob MenéndezDNJ$140,100$84,750
Jeff MerkleyDOR$341,844$8,750
Barbara MikulskiDMD$114,807$5,850
Jerry MoranRKS$77,150$44,542
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$72,835$44,450
Chris MurphyDCT$395,818$19,070
Patty MurrayDWA$695,387$29,200
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$109,994$49,450
Rand PaulRKY$22,660$44,650
Rob PortmanROH$198,490$119,150
Mark PryorDAR$136,255$49,650
John "Jack" ReedDRI$42,350$19,000
Harry ReidDNV$311,225$59,000
Jim RischRID$37,500$13,500
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$96,768$44,475
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$16,500$7,500
Marco RubioRFL$75,970$161,813
Bernie SandersIVT$265,580$500
Brian SchatzDHI$49,216$15,800
Chuck SchumerDNY$247,136$136,300
Tim ScottRSC$51,550$117,225
Jeff SessionsRAL$16,803$10,600
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$1,045,840$27,800
Richard ShelbyRAL$16,400$43,716
Debbie StabenowDMI$513,438$21,750
Jon TesterDMT$398,018$6,850
John ThuneRSD$125,750$71,752
Patrick ToomeyRPA$127,051$148,104
Mark UdallDCO$434,955$28,625
Tom UdallDNM$217,436$16,202
David VitterRLA$48,300$61,650
Mark WarnerDVA$455,211$64,950
Elizabeth WarrenDMA$2,962,908$19,700
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$52,607$7,800
Roger WickerRMS$66,383$54,433
Ron WydenDOR$77,800$26,750

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NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Support
$ From Interest Groups
That Oppose
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$90,250$63,150
Kelly AyotteRNH$62,650$64,246
Tammy BaldwinDWI$1,548,278$16,211
John BarrassoRWY$43,100$13,500
Mark BegichDAK$375,399$23,650
Michael BennetDCO$277,431$42,350
Richard BlumenthalDCT$45,650$13,000
Roy BluntRMO$172,780$163,750
John BoozmanRAR$91,000$30,075
Barbara BoxerDCA$1,636,748$7,960
Sherrod BrownDOH$933,301$33,100
Richard BurrRNC$109,936$110,696
Maria CantwellDWA$162,915$17,900
Ben CardinDMD$82,250$19,000
Tom CarperDDE$77,475$46,000
Bob CaseyDPA$173,013$45,100
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$125,950$108,450
Daniel CoatsRIN$85,350$33,650
Tom CoburnROK$22,250$8,250
William Thad CochranRMS$53,000$22,800
Susan CollinsRME$126,266$30,750
Chris CoonsDDE$79,867$21,500
Bob CorkerRTN$83,500$68,510
John CornynRTX$58,800$158,604
Mike CrapoRID$47,435$14,750
Ted CruzRTX$40,900$66,305
Joe DonnellyDIN$126,214$11,000
Dick DurbinDIL$132,153$77,231
Mike EnziRWY$63,500$27,400
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$307,220$60,509
Deb FischerRNE$54,450$61,915
Jeff FlakeRAZ$39,850$103,700
Alan FrankenDMN$735,186$29,700
Kirsten GillibrandDNY$1,500,965$81,825
Lindsey GrahamRSC$73,100$37,866
Chuck GrassleyRIA$81,300$37,400
Kay HaganDNC$2,058,849$20,800
Tom HarkinDIA$65,938$2,000
Orrin HatchRUT$102,383$71,530
Martin HeinrichDNM$571,778$21,778
Heidi HeitkampDND$255,796$9,895
Dean HellerRNV$90,100$110,971
Mazie HironoDHI$503,716$12,650
John HoevenRND$71,500$31,850
Jim InhofeROK$57,000$9,250
Johnny IsaksonRGA$89,900$85,950
Mike JohannsRNE$19,050$24,712
Ron JohnsonRWI$48,650$48,250
Tim JohnsonDSD$87,650$0
Timothy KaineDVA$732,191$21,500
Angus KingIME$45,915$5,472
Mark KirkRIL$155,705$111,686
Amy KlobucharDMN$437,036$17,750
Mary LandrieuDLA$206,775$52,481
Patrick LeahyDVT$93,850$5,700
Mike LeeRUT$10,250$16,600
Carl LevinDMI$20,800$2,300
Joe ManchinDWV$126,565$72,100
John McCainRAZ$51,925$49,550
Claire McCaskillDMO$1,450,567$38,320
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$157,250$209,950
Bob MenéndezDNJ$140,100$84,750
Jeff MerkleyDOR$341,844$8,750
Barbara MikulskiDMD$114,807$5,850
Jerry MoranRKS$77,150$44,542
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$72,835$44,450
Chris MurphyDCT$395,818$19,070
Patty MurrayDWA$695,387$29,200
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$109,994$49,450
Rand PaulRKY$22,660$44,650
Rob PortmanROH$198,490$119,150
Mark PryorDAR$136,255$49,650
John "Jack" ReedDRI$42,350$19,000
Harry ReidDNV$311,225$59,000
Jim RischRID$37,500$13,500
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$96,768$44,475
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$16,500$7,500
Marco RubioRFL$75,970$161,813
Bernie SandersIVT$265,580$500
Brian SchatzDHI$49,216$15,800
Chuck SchumerDNY$247,136$136,300
Tim ScottRSC$51,550$117,225
Jeff SessionsRAL$16,803$10,600
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$1,045,840$27,800
Richard ShelbyRAL$16,400$43,716
Debbie StabenowDMI$513,438$21,750
Jon TesterDMT$398,018$6,850
John ThuneRSD$125,750$71,752
Patrick ToomeyRPA$127,051$148,104
Mark UdallDCO$434,955$28,625
Tom UdallDNM$217,436$16,202
David VitterRLA$48,300$61,650
Mark WarnerDVA$455,211$64,950
Elizabeth WarrenDMA$2,962,908$19,700
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$52,607$7,800
Roger WickerRMS$66,383$54,433
Ron WydenDOR$77,800$26,750

Interest Groups that support this bill

$ Donated
Democratic/Liberal$10,229,948
Women's issues$10,138,320
Food and kindred products manufacturing$2,251,483
Department, variety & convenience stores$1,847,146
Minority/Ethnic Groups$931,490
Apparel & accessory stores$625,649
Household cleansers & chemicals$521,780
Health & welfare policy$421,290
Small business associations$342,649
Labor Unions$276,200
Human Rights$41,800
Consumer groups$3,500

Interest Groups that oppose this bill

$ Donated
Restaurants & drinking establishments$4,500,105
Small business associations$342,649
Vending Machine Sales & Services$10,050
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