H.R. 1338 (110th): Paycheck Fairness Act

Introduced:

Mar 6, 2007
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on July 31, 2008 but was never passed by the Senate.

Sponsor:

Rosa DeLauro

Representative for Connecticut's 3rd congressional district

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Aug 1, 2008
Length: 20 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.

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.

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History

Mar 6, 2007
 
Introduced

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Jul 24, 2008
 
Reported by Committee

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Jul 31, 2008
 
Passed House

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Details

Cosponsors
230 cosponsors (229D, 1R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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Votes
Jul 31, 2008 6:35 p.m.
Failed 188/240
Jul 31, 2008 6:39 p.m.
Agreed to 426/1
Jul 31, 2008 6:44 p.m.
Agreed to 397/29
Jul 31, 2008 6:49 p.m.
Agreed to 410/16
Jul 31, 2008 7:33 p.m.
Passed 247/178

Related Bills

Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.

H.R. 1687 (109th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Apr 19, 2005

H.R. 12 (111th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Passed House
Last Action: Jan 9, 2009

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