S. 2199 (113th): Paycheck Fairness Act

Introduced:

Apr 1, 2014
113th Congress, 2013–2015

Status:
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.

Sponsor:

Barbara Mikulski

Senior Senator from Maryland

Democrat

Text:

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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.

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.

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History

Apr 1, 2014
 
Introduced

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Apr 2, 2014
 
Reported by Committee

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Apr 9, 2014
 
Failed Cloture in the Senate

The Senate must often vote to end debate before voting on a bill, called a cloture vote. The vote on cloture failed. This is often considered a filibuster. The Senate may try again.

Sep 15, 2014
 
Failed Cloture in the Senate

The Senate must often vote to end debate before voting on a bill, called a cloture vote. The vote on cloture failed. This is often considered a filibuster. The Senate may try again.

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Details

Cosponsors
42 cosponsors (41D, 1I) (show)
Votes
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

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

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