Bill No.                            59-14            

Concerning: Human Rights and Civil Liberties – County Minimum Wage – Effective Dates               

Revised:    02/12/2015       Draft No. 2  

Introduced:      November 25, 2014        

Enacted:         March 3, 2015                

Executive:       March 13, 2015              

Effective:        June 12, 2015                

Sunset Date:  None                             

Ch.   6      , Laws of Mont. Co.    2015    


County Council

For Montgomery County, Maryland


By: Council President Rice


AN ACT to:

(1)        change the effective dates of increases in the County minimum wage; and

(3)        generally amend the law governing the County minimum wage.


By amending

            Chapter 34 of the Laws of Montgomery County 2013

Section 2, Transition



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The County Council for Montgomery County, Maryland approves the following Act:

                                    Sec. 1.  Section 2 of Chapter 34 of the Laws of Montgomery County 2013 is amended as follows:

          Sec. 2.         Transition.

Notwithstanding Section 27-68, as added in Section 1, the County minimum wage, until [October] July 1, 2017, must be the greater of the minimum wage required under the Federal  or State Act or:

(a)     effective October 1, 2014, $8.40 per hour;

(b)     effective [October] [[July]]  October 1, 2015, $9.55 per hour; and

(c)      effective [October] July 1, 2016, $10.75 per hour.