H.R. 781 (107th): Paycheck Fairness Act


Feb 28, 2001
107th Congress, 2001–2002

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on February 28, 2001, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Rosa DeLauro

Representative for Connecticut's 3rd congressional district



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Last Updated: Feb 28, 2001
Length: 17 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To amend the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to provide more effective remedies to victims of discrimination in the payment of wages on the basis of sex, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

2/28/2001--Introduced.Paycheck Fairness Act - Amends the portion of the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 (FLSA) known as the Equal Pay Act to revise remedies for and enforcement of prohibitions ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Feb 28, 2001

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


196 cosponsors (193D, 1I, 1R, 1A) (show)
Committee Assignments

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

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