S. 181 (111th): Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act of 2009

Introduced:

Jan 8, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Status:

Enacted — Signed by the President on Jan 29, 2009

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on January 29, 2009.

Law:

Pub.L. 111-2

Sponsor:

Barbara Mikulski

Senator from Maryland

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Jan 28, 2009
Length: 3 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill 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, and for other purposes.

Summary

The Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act of 2009 (Pub.L. 111–2, S. 181) is a federal statute in the United States that was the first bill signed into law by President Barack Obama on January 29, 2009. The Act amends the Civil Rights Act of 1964. The new act states that the 180-day statute of limitations for filing an ...

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History

Jan 8, 2009
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Jan 9, 2009
 
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.

Jan 22, 2009
 
Passed Senate

The bill was passed in a vote in the Senate. It goes to the House next.

Jan 27, 2009
 
Passed House

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill.

Jan 29, 2009
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

This page is about a 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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