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H.R. 1180: Working Families Flexibility Act of 2017

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

Status:

Passed House (Senate next) on May 2, 2017

This bill passed in the House on May 2, 2017 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.

Prognosis:

35% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

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 1, 2017
 
Considered by House Committee on Rules

A committee held a hearing or business meeting about the bill.

May 2, 2017
 
Passed House (Senate next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

Pending
 
Passed Senate

Pending
 
Signed by the President

H.R. 1180 is 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.

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