H.R.4405 - To amend the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to clarify the overtime exemption for emergency medicine employees.106th Congress (1999-2000)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Moore, Dennis [D-KS-3] (Introduced 05/09/2000)|
|Committees:||House - Education and the Workforce|
|Latest Action:||06/28/2000 Referred to the Subcommittee on Workforce Protections. (All Actions)|
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Introduced in House (05/09/2000)
[Congressional Bills 106th Congress] [From the U.S. Government Printing Office] [H.R. 4405 Introduced in House (IH)] 106th CONGRESS 2d Session H. R. 4405 To amend the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to clarify the overtime exemption for emergency medicine employees. _______________________________________________________________________ IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES May 9, 2000 Mr. Moore (for himself, Mr. Archer, Mr. Graham, Mr. Moran of Kansas, and Mr. Paul) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Education and the Workforce _______________________________________________________________________ A BILL To amend the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to clarify the overtime exemption for emergency medicine employees. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, SECTION 1. DEFINITION OF FIRE PROTECTION ACTIVITIES. Section 7(k) of the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 (29 U.S.C. 207) is amended by adding at the end the following: ``As used in this subsection, the term `employee in fire protection activities' includes a paramedic, emergency medical technician, rescue worker, or ambulance personnel.''. SEC. 2. CONSTRUCTION. The amendment made by section 1 shall not be construed to reduce or substitute for compensation standards-- (1) contained in any existing or future agreement or memorandum of understanding reached through collective bargaining by a bona fide representative of employees in accordance with the laws of a State or political subdivision of a State; and (2) which result in compensation greater than the compensation available to employees under the overtime exemption under section 7(k) of the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 (29 U.S.C. 207(k)). <all>