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S. 3410 (115th): Stop Bad Employers by Zeroing Out Subsidies Act

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Should a large corporation be taxed extra if the wages they offer their employees are below subsistence levels?

Context

Many employees at the country’s richest companies — including Amazon, McDonald’s, and Wal-Mart — are paid so little that they have to go on welfare or food stamps, even as their CEO’s rank among the nation’s richest people.

For example, Jeff Bezos is CEO of Amazon and the richest person on earth at approximately $112 billion. However, many Amazon employees are paid so little that they have to go ...

Sponsor and status

Bernard “Bernie” Sanders

Sponsor. Senator for Vermont. Independent.

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Last Updated: Sep 5, 2018
Length: 6 pages
Introduced
Sep 5, 2018
115th Congress, 2017–2019
Status
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on September 5, 2018, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

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History

Sep 5, 2018
 
Introduced

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

S. 3410 (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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