S. 766 (110th): Paycheck Fairness Act


Mar 6, 2007
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on March 6, 2007, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Hillary Clinton

Senator from New York



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Last Updated: Mar 6, 2007
Length: 21 pages

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H.R. 1338 (same title)
Passed House — Jul 31, 2008

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to amend the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to provide more effective remedies of victims of discrimination in the payment of wages on the basis of sex, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

3/6/2007--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.


Mar 6, 2007

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


24 cosponsors (23D, 1I) (show)
Committee Assignments

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

Related Bills

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S. 841 (109th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Apr 19, 2005

S. 182 (111th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Reported by Committee
Last Action: Jan 9, 2009

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