SB 224: "An Act increasing the state minimum wage; and providing for an effective date."
00 SENATE BILL NO. 224 01 "An Act increasing the state minimum wage; and providing for an effective date." 02 BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF ALASKA: 03 * Section 1. AS 23.10.065(a) is amended to read: 04 (a) Except as provided under (b) of this section, an employer shall pay to each 05 employee wages at a rate of not less than $1.00 [50 CENTS] an hour greater than the 06 prevailing Federal Minimum Wage Law for hours worked in a pay period, whether 07 the work is measured by time, piece, commission, or otherwise. An employer may not 08 apply tips or gratuities bestowed upon employees as a credit toward payment of the 09 minimum hourly wage required by this section. Tip credit as defined by the Fair 10 Labor Standards Act of 1938 as amended does not apply to the minimum wage 11 established by this section. 12 * Sec. 2. The uncodified law of the State of Alaska is amended by adding a new section to 13 read: 14 APPLICABILITY. AS 23.10.065(a), as amended by sec. 1 of this Act, applies to 15 work performed on or after the effective date of this Act.
01 * Sec. 3. This Act takes effect immediately under AS 01.10.070(c).