S. 3772 (111th): Paycheck Fairness Act


Sep 13, 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 November 17, 2010.


Harry Reid

Senator from Nevada



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Last Updated: Sep 14, 2010
Length: 22 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill 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.

Summary (CRS)

9/13/2010--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, enforcement of, and exceptions ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Sep 13, 2010

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Sep 14, 2010
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.

Nov 17, 2010
Failed Cloture in the Senate

The Senate must often vote to end debate before voting on a bill, called a cloture vote. The vote on cloture failed. This is often considered a filibuster. The Senate may try again.

This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 3772”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


33 cosponsors (33D) (show)
Nov 17, 2010 11:06 a.m.
Cloture Motion Rejected 58/41

Related Bills

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S. 182 (identical)

Reported by Committee
Last Action: Jan 9, 2009

H.R. 12 (Related)
Paycheck Fairness Act

Passed House
Last Action: Jan 9, 2009

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