S. 1747 (112th): Computer Professionals Update Act

Introduced:
Oct 20, 2011 (112th Congress, 2011–2013)
Status:
Died (Referred to Committee)
Sponsor
Kay Hagan
Junior Senator from North Carolina
Party
Democrat
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Last Updated
Oct 20, 2011
Length
3 pages
 
Status

This bill was introduced on October 20, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Progress
Introduced Oct 20, 2011
Referred to Committee Oct 20, 2011
 
Full Title

A bill to amend the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to modify provisions relating to the exemption for computer systems analysts, computer programmers, software engineers, or other similarly skilled workers.

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Cosponsors
8 cosponsors (7R, 1D) (show)
Committees

Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions

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10/20/2011--Introduced.
Computer Professionals Update Act or CPU Act - Amends the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to revise and expand the exemption from overtime and minimum wage requirements for any employee who is an analyst, computer programmer, software engineer, or other skilled worker.
Extends the exemption to any employee working broadly in a computer or information technology (IT) occupation, including but not limited to work related to computers, information systems, components, networks, software, hardware, databases, security, the Internet, intranet, or websites. Adds to the current occupations cited designer, developer, and administrator.
Applies such exemption to IT professionals: (1) whose primary duties include, among other things, network or database analysis, consulting with users, and directing the work or training of individuals performing such duties; and (2) who are paid at a rate of at least $27.63 an hour (as under current law) or on a salary basis.

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