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RIN: 1235-AA00

Publication ID: Fall 2010

Title: Amendments to the Fair Labor Standards Act

Abstract: Small Business Job Protection Act of 1996 (H.R. 3448) enacted on August 20, 1996 (Pub. L. 104-188, title II), amended the Portal-to-Portal Act (PA) and the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). The U.S. Troop Readiness, Veterans' Care, Katrina Recovery, and Iraq Accountability Appropriations Act, 2007 (Pub. L. 110-28) also amended the FLSA by increasing the minimum wage in three steps: to $5.85 per hour effective July 24, 2007; to $6.55 per hour effective July 24, 2008; and to $7.25 per hour effective July 24, 2009. Changes will be required in the regulations to reflect these amendments. Other updates will address needed clarifications to additional sections of the regulations, including sections affected by Public Law 106-151, section 1 (Dec. 9, 1999), 113 Stat. 1731, and Public Law 106-202 (May 18, 2000), 114 Stat. 308.

Agency: Department of Labor(DOL)

Priority: Other Significant

RIN Status: Previously published in the Unified Agenda

Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Final Rule Stage

Major: No

Unfunded Mandates: No

CFR Citation: 29 CFR 4; 29 CFR 531; 29 CFR 778 to 780; 29 CFR 785 to 786; 29 CFR 790 (To search for a specific CFR, visit the Code of Federal Regulations.)

Legal Authority: 29 USC 201 et seq; PL 104-188, sec 2101 to 2105

Legal Deadline: None




FR Cite



73 FR 43654

NPRM Comment Period End



NPRM Comment Period Extended


73 FR 49621

Final Action



Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: No

Government Levels Affected: Federal, Local, State

Federalism: No

Included in the Regulatory Plan: No

Public Comment URL:

RIN Data Printed in the FR: No

Related RINs: Previously reported as 1215-AB13

Agency Contact:
Montaniel Navarro
Fair Labor Standards Act Branch Chief, Division of Enforcement Policy
Department of Labor
Wage and Hour Division
200 Constitution Avenue NW., Room S-3502, FP Building,
Washington, DC 20210
Phone:202 693-0067
Fax:202 693-1387