H.R. 2391 (104th): Working Families Flexibility Act of 1996


Sep 21, 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 July 30, 1996 but was never passed by the Senate.


Cass Ballenger

Representative for North Carolina's 10th congressional district



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Last Updated: Aug 1, 1996
Length: 10 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To amend the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to provide compensatory time for all employees.

Summary (CRS)

7/30/1996--Passed House amended.Working Families Flexibility Act of 1996 - Amends the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 (FLSA) to provide for compensatory time for all employees.Allows an employee to receive, ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Sep 21, 1995

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Jun 26, 1996
Reported by Committee

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Jul 30, 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. 2391”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


46 cosponsors (45R, 1D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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Jul 30, 1996 4:03 p.m.
Passed 225/195

Related Bills

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H.R. 1 (105th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Passed House
Last Action: Mar 19, 1997

H.Res. 488 (rule)

Agreed To (Simple Resolution)
Jul 26, 1996

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