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

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.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status


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



Jun 2, 1987

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H.R. 2577 (100th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

This bill was introduced in the 100th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 1987 to Oct 22, 1988. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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