H.R. 4855 (111th): Work-Life Balance Award Act


Mar 16, 2010
111th Congress, 2009–2010

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 June 15, 2010.


Lynn Woolsey

Representative for California's 6th congressional district



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Last Updated: Mar 16, 2010
Length: 7 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To establish the Work-Life Balance Award for employers that have developed and implemented work-life balance policies.

Summary (CRS)

3/16/2010--Introduced.Work-Life Balance Award Act - Establishes in the Department of Labor an annual Work-Life Balance Award for employers that have developed and implemented work-life balance policies.Establishes a Work-Life Balance Advisory ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Mar 16, 2010

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Jun 15, 2010
Failed in the House Under Suspension

Passage was attempted under a fast-track procedure called "suspension of the rules." The vote failed, but the bill can be voted on again.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 4855”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


1 cosponsors (1D) (show)
Committee Assignments

The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.

On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass, as Amended
Jun 15, 2010 3:44 p.m.
Failed 249/163

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