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H.R. 1180 (115th): Working Families Flexibility Act of 2017

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About the bill

Source: Republican Policy Committee

H.R. 1180 amends the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) to give private-sector employees the option of selecting compensatory time off in lieu of cash for overtime wages. An employee will be able to choose, based upon a voluntary agreement with his or her employer, to have his or her overtime compensated with paid time off. This option has been available for federal, state, and local governments for many years.

The legislation does not change the 40-hour work week and does not change the rate of compensation of non-exempt employees ...

Sponsor and status

Martha Roby

Sponsor. Representative for Alabama's 2nd congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: May 3, 2017
Length: 9 pages
Introduced:

Feb 16, 2017
115th Congress, 2017–2019

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on May 2, 2017 but was never passed by the Senate.

History

Feb 16, 2017
 
Introduced

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Apr 26, 2017
 
Ordered Reported

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Apr 28, 2017
 
Reported by House Committee on Education and the Workforce

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May 2, 2017
 
Passed House (Senate next)

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H.R. 1180 (115th) 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 115th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2017 to Jan 3, 2019. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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