H.R. 5543 (110th): Women’s Retirement Security Act of 2008


Mar 6, 2008
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on March 6, 2008, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Thomas “Tom” Allen

Representative for Maine's 1st congressional district



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Last Updated: Mar 6, 2008
Length: 126 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 and the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 to increase the retirement security of women and small business owners, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

3/6/2008--Introduced.Women's Retirement Security Act of 2008 - Amends the Internal Revenue Code to:(1) require certain small employers who do not provide retirement plans for their employees to allow eligible employees ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Mar 6, 2008

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. 5543”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


6 cosponsors (4D, 2R) (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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