A bill to allow Americans to earn paid sick time so that they can address their own health needs and the health needs of their families.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Senator for Iowa. Democrat.
Last Updated: May 12, 2011
Length: 47 pages
May 12, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on May 12, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
May 12, 2011
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Mar 20, 2013
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 631 (113th).
S. 984 (112th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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This bill was introduced in the 112th Congress, which met from Jan 5, 2011 to Jan 3, 2013. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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