H.R. 1625 (105th): Worker Paycheck Fairness Act


May 15, 1997
105th Congress, 1997–1998

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on October 8, 1997, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Harris Fawell

Representative for Illinois's 13th congressional district



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Last Updated: Nov 8, 1997
Length: 9 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To ensure that workers have sufficient information about their rights regarding the payment of dues or fees to labor organizations and the uses of employee dues and fees by labor organizations.

Summary (CRS)

Worker Paycheck Fairness Act - Requires a labor union accepting payment of any dues or fees from an employee as a condition of employment to secure from each employee a ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


May 15, 1997

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Oct 8, 1997
Reported by Committee

A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 1625”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


111 cosponsors (111R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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

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