S. 841 (109th): Paycheck Fairness Act


Apr 19, 2005
109th Congress, 2005–2006

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on April 19, 2005, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Hillary Clinton

Senator from New York



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Last Updated: Apr 19, 2005
Length: 21 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill 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)

4/19/2005--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.


Apr 19, 2005

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 841”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


18 cosponsors (18D) (show)
Committee Assignments

The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.


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

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