S. 2707: Protecting Workplace Advancement and Opportunity Act

Introduced:

Mar 17, 2016

Status:

Referred to Committee on Mar 17, 2016

This bill was assigned to a congressional committee on March 17, 2016, which will consider it before possibly sending it on to the House or Senate as a whole.

Sponsor:

Tim Scott

Junior Senator from South Carolina

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Mar 17, 2016
Length: 12 pages

Prognosis:

8% chance of being enacted (details)

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to require the Secretary of Labor to nullify the proposed rule regarding defining and delimiting the exemptions for executive, administrative, professional, outside sales, and computer employees, to require the Secretary of Labor to conduct a full and complete economic analysis with improved economic data on small businesses, nonprofit employers, Medicare or Medicaid dependent health care providers, and small governmental jurisdictions, and all other employers, and minimize the impact on such employers, before promulgating any substantially similar rule, and to provide a rule of construction regarding the salary threshold exemption under the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

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History

Mar 17, 2016
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

 
Reported by Committee

 
Passed Senate

 
Passed House

 
Signed by the President

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