To prohibit the Secretary of Labor from reissuing or issuing a rule substantially similar to a certain proposed rule under the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 relating to child labor.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Iowa's 4th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Jul 25, 2012
Length: 3 pages
112th Congress (2011–2013)
This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on July 24, 2012 but was never passed by the Senate.
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95 Cosponsors (81 Republicans, 14 Democrats)
Mar 7, 2012
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Jul 24, 2012
Passed House (Senate next)
The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.
H.R. 4157 (112th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 4157. This is the one from the 112th Congress.
This bill was introduced in the 112th Congress, which met from Jan 5, 2011 to Jan 3, 2013. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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