S. 2199 (113th): Paycheck Fairness Act


Apr 1, 2014
113th Congress, 2013–2015

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 September 15, 2014.


Barbara Mikulski

Senior Senator from Maryland



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Last Updated: Apr 2, 2014
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.

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Related Bills

Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.

S. 3220 (112th) was a previous version of this bill.

Failed Cloture
Last Action: Jun 5, 2012

S. 862 (114th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 25, 2015

What is a bill?

The “S.” in “S. 2199” means this is a Senate bill in the United States Congress. A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Apr 1, 2014
Reported by Committee
Apr 2, 2014
Failed Cloture in the Senate
Apr 9, 2014
Failed Cloture in the Senate
Sep 15, 2014


42 cosponsors (41D, 1I) (show)
Apr 9, 2014 11:02 a.m.
Cloture on the Motion to Proceed Rejected 53/44
Sep 10, 2014 2:08 p.m.
Cloture on the Motion to Proceed Agreed to 73/25
Sep 15, 2014 5:31 p.m.
Cloture Motion Rejected 52/40

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