H.R. 2831 (110th): Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act of 2007

To amend title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967, the Americans With Disabilities Act of 1990, and the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 to clarify that a discriminatory compensation decision or other practice that is unlawful under such Acts occurs each time compensation is paid pursuant to the discriminatory compensation decision or other practice, and for other purposes.

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Jun 22, 2007
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress but was killed due to a failed vote for cloture, under a fast-track vote called "suspension", or while resolving differences on April 23, 2008.


George Miller

Representative for California's 7th congressional district



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Last Updated: Aug 2, 2007
Length: 8 pages


Jun 22, 2007

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Jun 27, 2007
Reported by Committee

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Jul 31, 2007
Passed House

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

Apr 23, 2008
Failed Cloture in the Senate

The Senate must often vote to end debate before voting on a bill, called a cloture vote. The vote on cloture failed. This is often considered a filibuster. The Senate may try again.

H.R. 2831 (110th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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This bill was introduced in the 110th Congress, which met from Jan 4, 2007 to Jan 3, 2009. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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