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


Jan 8, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010


Enacted — Signed by the President on Jan 29, 2009

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


Pub.L. 111-2


Barbara Mikulski

Senator from Maryland



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Last Updated: Jan 28, 2009
Length: 3 pages

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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.

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Jan 8, 2009

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Jan 9, 2009
Reported by Committee

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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.

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


54 cosponsors (51D, 2I, 1R) (show)
Jan 15, 2009 12:58 p.m.
Cloture Motion Agreed to 72/23
Jan 22, 2009 6:17 p.m.
Bill Passed 61/36
Jan 27, 2009 4:25 p.m.
Passed 250/177

Related Bills

Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.

H.R. 11 (identical)

Passed House
Last Action: Jan 9, 2009

H.Res. 87 (rule)

Agreed To (Simple Resolution)
Jan 27, 2009

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