To amend, on an emergency basis, the Initiative No. 77 – Minimum Wage Amendment Act of 2018 to clarify that, as of July 1, 2018, the minimum wage required to be paid to certain employees who receive gratuities shall be not less than $3.89 per hour and to make the act applicable as of March 31, 2019.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA, That this act may be cited as the "Tipped Wage Workers Fairness Emergency Amendment Act of 2018".
Note § 32-1003
Sec. 2. The Initiative No. 77 – Minimum Wage Amendment Act of 2018, enacted on June 29, 2018 (D.C. Act 22-436; 65 DCR 8513), is amended as follows:
(a) Section 2(b) (amending section 4(f)(2) of the Minimum Wage Act Revision Act of 1992, effective March 25, 1993 (D.C. Law 9-248; D.C. Official Code § 32-1003(f)(2)) is amended by striking the phrase "$4.50" and inserting the phrase "$3.89" in its place.
(b) A new section 5a is added to read as follows:
"Sec. 5a. Applicability.
"This act shall apply as of March 31, 2019.".
Sec. 3. Applicability.
This act shall apply as the effective date of Initiative No. 77 – Minimum Wage Amendment Act of 2018, enacted on June 29, 2018 (D.C. Act 22-436; 65 DCR 8513).
Sec. 4. Fiscal impact statement.
The Council adopts the fiscal impact statement of the Budget Director as the fiscal impact statement required by section 4a of the General Legislative Procedures Act of 1975, approved October 16, 2006 (120 Stat. 2038; D.C. Official Code § 1-301.47a).
Sec. 5. Effective date.
This act shall take effect following approval by the Mayor (or in the event of veto by the Mayor, action by the Council to override the veto), and shall remain in effect for no longer than 90 days, as provided for emergency acts of the Council of the District of Columbia in section 412(a) of the District of Columbia Home Rule Act, approved December 24, 1973 (87 Stat. 788; D.C. Official Code § 1-204.12(a)).