H.R. 2577 (100th): Economic Equity Act of 1987


Jun 2, 1987
100th Congress, 1987–1988

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on June 2, 1987, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Patricia Schroeder

Representative for Colorado's 1st congressional district


About the bill

Full Title

A bill to ensure economic equity for American women and their families by providing economic and retirement security for women as workers and as divorced or surviving spouses; making quality and affordable dependent care available to all working families; ending discrimination in insurance on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, or sex; providing health and pension benefits to part-time and temporary workers; and providing equal employment opportunity and pay equity for women.

Summary (CRS)

6/2/1987--Introduced.Economic Equity Act of 1987 - TitleI - WorkSubtitleA - Pay EquityFederal Equitable Pay Practices Act of 1987 - Establishes the Commission on Equitable Pay Practices to determine whether the ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jun 2, 1987

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 2577”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


109 cosponsors (99D, 10R) (show)

There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

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H.R. 2472 (99th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: May 13, 1985

H.R. 3085 (101st) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Aug 2, 1989

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