Report Title:

Wages

 

Description:

Repeals the tipped employees provisions from the minimum wage law.

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

H.B. NO.

936

TWENTY-FIRST LEGISLATURE, 2001

 

STATE OF HAWAII

 


 

A BILL FOR AN ACT

 

RELATING TO SUBMINIMUM WAGES FOR TIPPED EMPLOYEES.

 

BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF HAWAII:

SECTION 1. Section 387-2, Hawaii Revised Statutes, is amended to read as follows:

"387-2 Minimum wages. Except as provided in section 387-9 and this section, every employer shall pay to each employee employed by the employer wages at the rate of not less than $3.85 per hour beginning January 1, 1988, $4.75 per hour beginning April 1, 1992, and $5.25 per hour beginning January 1, 1993. [The hourly wage of a tipped employee may be deemed to be increased on account of tips if the employee is paid not less than twenty cents below the applicable minimum wage by the employee's employer and the combined amount the employee receives from the employee's employer and in tips is at least fifty cents more than the applicable minimum wage.]"

SECTION 2. Statutory material to be repealed is bracketed and stricken.

SECTION 3. This Act shall take effect upon its approval.

INTRODUCED BY:

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