AN ACT

        ENTITLED, An Act to  increase the minimum wage.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF SOUTH DAKOTA:
     Section  1.  That § 60-11-3 be amended to read as follows:
     60-11-3.   Every employer shall pay to each employee wages at a rate of not less than five dollars and eighty-five cents an hour. Violation of this section is a Class 2 misdemeanor.
     The provisions of this section do not apply to certain employees being paid an opportunity wage pursuant to § 60-11-4.1, babysitters, or outside salesmen.
     Section  2.  That § 60-11-3 be amended to read as follows:
     60-11-3.   Every employer shall pay to each employee wages at a rate of not less than six dollars and fifty-five cents an hour. Violation of this section is a Class 2 misdemeanor.
     The provisions of this section do not apply to certain employees being paid an opportunity wage pursuant to § 60-11-4.1, babysitters, or outside salesmen.
     Section  3.  That § 60-11-3 be amended to read as follows:
     60-11-3.   Every employer shall pay to each employee wages at a rate of not less than seven dollars and twenty-five cents an hour. Violation of this section is a Class 2 misdemeanor.
     The provisions of this section do not apply to certain employees being paid an opportunity wage pursuant to § 60-11-4.1, babysitters, or outside salesmen.
     Section  4.  The provisions of section 1 of this Act are effective on the date identified in a certification by the secretary of labor filed with the secretary of state and the Legislative Research Council as the effective date of the increase in the federal minimum wage under the federal Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 or July 1, 2007, whichever is later.
     Section  5.  The provisions of section 2 of this Act are effective twelve months after the effective date of section 1 of this Act.
     Section  6.  The provisions of section 3 of this Act are effective twenty-four months after the effective date of section 1 of this Act.
An Act to increase the minimum wage.

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I certify that the attached Act originated in the

SENATE as Bill No. 207

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Secretary of the Senate
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President of the Senate

Attest:

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Secretary of the Senate

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Speaker of the House

Attest:

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Chief Clerk

Senate Bill No. 207
File No. ____
Chapter No. ______  
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Received at this Executive Office this _____ day of _____________ ,

20____ at ____________ M.


By _________________________
for the Governor
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The attached Act is hereby approved this ________ day of ______________ , A.D., 20___

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Governor
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STATE OF SOUTH DAKOTA,
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Office of the Secretary of State

Filed ____________ , 20___
at _________ o'clock __ M.

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Secretary of State

By _________________________
Asst. Secretary of State