H.R. 11 (111th): Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act of 2009


Jan 6, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on January 9, 2009 but was never passed by the Senate.


George Miller
Representative for California's 7th congressional district


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Last Updated: Feb 11, 2009
Length: 26 pages

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S. 181 (same title)
Enacted — Signed by the President — Jan 29, 2009

About the bill

Full Title

To amend title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967, and to modify the operation of 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, 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.

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H.R. 2831 (110th) was a previous version of this bill.

Failed Cloture
Last Action: Apr 23, 2008

S. 181 (identical)

Enacted — Signed by the President
Jan 29, 2009

What is a bill?

The “H.R.” in “H.R. 11” means this is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress. A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

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Jan 6, 2009
Passed House
Jan 9, 2009
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195 cosponsors (195D) (show)
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Jan 9, 2009 1:28 p.m.
Passed 247/171

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