H.R. 1406 (113th): Working Families Flexibility Act of 2013


Apr 9, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on May 8, 2013 but was never passed by the Senate.


Martha Roby

Representative for Alabama's 2nd congressional district



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Last Updated: May 9, 2013
Length: 9 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To amend the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to provide compensatory time for employees in the private sector.

Summary (CRS)

5/8/2013--Passed House amended.Working Families Flexibility Act of 2013 - Amends the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to authorize private employers to provide compensatory time off to private employees at ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Apr 9, 2013

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Apr 17, 2013
Reported by Committee

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May 8, 2013
Passed House

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 1406”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


168 cosponsors (168R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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May 8, 2013 5:53 p.m.
Passed 223/204

Related Bills

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H.R. 465 (114th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 22, 2015

S. 1623 (Related)
Working Families Flexibility Act of 2013

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Oct 30, 2013

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