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H.R. 5592 (116th): PUMP for Nursing Mothers Act

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To amend the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to expand access to breastfeeding accommodations in the workplace, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Carolyn Maloney

Sponsor. Representative for New York's 12th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Jan 13, 2020
Length: 4 pages
Jan 13, 2020
116th Congress (2019–2021)
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on January 13, 2020, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.

Although this bill was not enacted, its provisions could have become law by being included in another bill. It is common for legislative text to be introduced concurrently in multiple bills (called companion bills), re-introduced in subsequent sessions of Congress in new bills, or added to larger bills (sometimes called omnibus bills).


6 Cosponsors (5 Democrats, 1 Republican)


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What legislators are saying

Rep. Maloney Announces Bipartisan Co-Leads of PUMP for Nursing Mothers Act
    — Rep. Carolyn Maloney [D-NY12, 2013-2022] (Sponsor) on Feb 14, 2020

Rep. Roybal-Allard Signs on as Co-Lead of PUMP for Nursing Mothers Act
    — Rep. Lucille Roybal-Allard [D-CA40, 2013-2022] (Co-sponsor) on Feb 14, 2020

Underwood Continues Her Work to Improve Maternal Health Outcomes
    — Rep. Lauren Underwood [D-IL14] (Co-sponsor) on Jan 28, 2020

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Jan 13, 2020

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

H.R. 5592 (116th) 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.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 5592. This is the one from the 116th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 116th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2019 to Jan 3, 2021. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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