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

Introduced:

Jun 22, 2007
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Status:
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.

Sponsor:

George Miller

Representative for California's 7th congressional district

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Aug 2, 2007
Length: 8 pages

About the bill

Full Title

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.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

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History

Jun 22, 2007
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Jun 27, 2007
 
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.

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.

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