H.R. 1227 (104th): Minimum Wage Increase bill


Mar 14, 1995
104th Congress, 1995–1996

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on May 23, 1996 but was never passed by the Senate.


Harris Fawell

Representative for Illinois's 13th congressional district



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Last Updated: May 20, 1996
Length: 4 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To amend the Portal-to-Portal Act of 1947 relating to the payment of wages to employees who use employer owned vehicles.

Summary (CRS)

5/23/1996--Passed House amended.Employee Commuting Flexibility Act of 1996 - Amends the Portal-to-Portal Act of 1947 to provide that an employer does not have to pay minimum wages or overtime compensation ... Read more >

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Mar 14, 1995

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Mar 21, 1996
Reported by Committee

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May 23, 1996
Passed House

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 1227”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


21 cosponsors (18R, 3D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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May 23, 1996 1:19 p.m.
Agreed to 266/162
May 23, 1996 3:35 p.m.
Passed 281/144

Related Bills

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H.R. 3448 (Related)
Small Business Job Protection Act of 1996

Enacted — Signed by the President
Aug 20, 1996

H.Res. 440 (rule)

Agreed To (Simple Resolution)
May 22, 1996

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