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H.R. 1980: Working Families Flexibility Act of 2021

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To amend the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to provide compensatory time for employees in the private sector.

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Sponsor and status

Mary Miller

Sponsor. Representative for Illinois's 15th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Mar 17, 2021
Length: 9 pages
Mar 17, 2021
117th Congress (2021–2023)

Introduced on Mar 17, 2021

This bill is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on March 17, 2021. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.


12 Cosponsors (12 Republicans)

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

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What legislators are saying

Weekly Update: Mobile Casework Hours @ Union Square, Oversight Hearing on Fisher-Price, Holding the Sacklers' Accountable
    — Rep. Carolyn Maloney [D-NY12] on Jun 11, 2021

Congresswoman Maloney Calls on Appropriations Committee to Fund Smithsonian American Womens History Museum
    — Rep. Carolyn Maloney [D-NY12] on Jun 10, 2021

Rep. Maloney Ranked Third Most Effective Democrat in the 116th Congress
    — Rep. Carolyn Maloney [D-NY12] on Apr 5, 2021

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Mar 17, 2021

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H.R. 1980 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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