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.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Connecticut's 3rd congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Jul 11, 2019
Length: 40 pages
116th Congress (2019–2021)
This bill was introduced on July 11, 2019, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
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27 Cosponsors (27 Democrats)
Mar 16, 2016
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 4763 (114th).
Jul 27, 2017
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 3467 (115th).
Jul 11, 2019
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May 18, 2022
Reintroduced Bill — Ordered Reported
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 7701.
H.R. 3712 (116th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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