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S. 2062: A bill to prohibit the use of funds for the 2026 World Cup unless the United States Soccer Federation provides equitable pay to the members of the United States Women’s National Team and the United States Men’s National Team.

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Should the World Cup-winning women’s soccer team be paid equally to their male counterparts?

Context

Earlier this month, the U.S. women’s national soccer team beat the Netherlands 2–0 to win the World Cup for the fourth time since the competition began in 1991, when they also won. This focused much public attention on the American women’s players’ pay gap relative to the men’s players.

The women get paid less even though they won their World Cup, while the men didn’t even make the ...

Sponsor and status

Joe Manchin III

Sponsor. Senior Senator for West Virginia. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Jul 9, 2019
Length: 2 pages
Introduced
Jul 9, 2019
Status

Introduced on Jul 9, 2019

This bill is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on July 9, 2019. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.

Prognosis
2% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)
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History

Jul 9, 2019
 
Introduced

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Passed Committee

 
Passed Senate

 
Passed House

 
Signed by the President

S. 2062 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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