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S. 2697 (114th): Wage Theft Prevention and Wage Recovery Act

A bill to amend the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 and the Portal-to-Portal Act of 1947 to prevent wage theft and assist in the recovery of stolen wages, to authorize the Secretary of Labor to administer grants to prevent wage and hour violations, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Overview

Introduced:

Mar 16, 2016
114th Congress, 2015–2017

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on March 16, 2016, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Patty Murray

Senator from Washington

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Mar 16, 2016
Length: 40 pages

History

Mar 16, 2016
 
Introduced

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S. 2697 (114th) 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.

This bill was introduced in the 114th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2015 to Jan 3, 2017. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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