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 titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Senator for Maryland. Democrat.
Last Updated: Jan 23, 2013
Length: 20 pages
113th Congress (2013–2015)
This bill was introduced on January 23, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
Although this bill was not enacted, its provisions could have become law by being included in another bill. It is common for legislative text to be introduced concurrently in multiple bills (called companion bills), re-introduced in subsequent sessions of Congress in new bills, or added to larger bills (sometimes called omnibus bills).
56 Cosponsors (55 Democrats, 1 Independent)
Failed Cloture — Apr 9, 2014
What legislators are saying
“Markey Blasts Republican Opposition to Paycheck Fairness Act”
— Sen. Edward “Ed” Markey [D-MA] (Co-sponsor) on Apr 9, 2014
Apr 12, 2011
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 797 (112th).
Jun 5, 2012
Earlier Version — Failed Cloture in the Senate
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 3220 (112th).
Jan 23, 2013
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Apr 9, 2014
Companion Bill — Failed Cloture in the Senate
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 2199 (113th), possibly in lieu of similar activity on S. 84 (113th).
Mar 25, 2015
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 862 (114th).
S. 84 (113th) was a 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.
Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number S. 84. This is the one from the 113th Congress.
This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2013 to Jan 2, 2015. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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