CHAPTER 16

FORMERLY

SENATE BILL NO. 2

AS AMENDED BY SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 1

AN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 19 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO MINIMUM WAGE.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF DELAWARE :

Section 1. Amend Subsection (a), Section 902, Chapter 9, Title 19 of the Delaware Code by striking it in its entirety and inserting in lieu thereof the following:

“(a) Every employer shall pay wages of a rate of not less than $5.65 per our effective May 1, 1999 and $6.15 per hour effective October 1, 2000 to every employee in any occupation, except as may be otherwise provided under this chapter. Upon the establishment of a federal minimum wage in excess of the State minimum wage, the minimum wage in this State shall be equal in amount to the federal minimum wage, except as may otherwise be provided under this chapter.”

Section 2. This Act shall take effect May 1, 1999.

Approved April 13,1999