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Titles (2)

Short Titles

Short Titles - House of Representatives

Short Titles as Introduced

Paycheck Fairness Act

Official Titles

Official Titles - House of Representatives

Official Title as Introduced

To amend the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to provide more effective remedies to victims of discrimination in the payment of wages on the basis of sex, and for other purposes.


Actions Overview (1)

Date Actions Overview
04/04/2017Introduced in House

All Actions (2)

Date All Actions
04/04/2017Referred to the House Committee on Education and the Workforce.
Action By: House of Representatives
04/04/2017Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

Cosponsors (201)

* = Original cosponsor
CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Rep. Boyle, Brendan F. [D-PA-13]* 04/04/2017
Rep. Velazquez, Nydia M. [D-NY-7]* 04/04/2017
Rep. Slaughter, Louise McIntosh [D-NY-25]* 04/04/2017
Rep. O'Halleran, Tom [D-AZ-1]* 04/04/2017
Rep. Clarke, Yvette D. [D-NY-9]* 04/04/2017
Rep. McCollum, Betty [D-MN-4]* 04/04/2017
Rep. Norton, Eleanor Holmes [D-DC-At Large]* 04/04/2017
Rep. Watson Coleman, Bonnie [D-NJ-12]* 04/04/2017
Rep. Payne, Donald M., Jr. [D-NJ-10]* 04/04/2017
Rep. Rice, Kathleen M. [D-NY-4]* 04/04/2017
Rep. Hastings, Alcee L. [D-FL-20]* 04/04/2017
Rep. Speier, Jackie [D-CA-14]* 04/04/2017
Rep. Langevin, James R. [D-RI-2]* 04/04/2017
Rep. Frankel, Lois [D-FL-21]* 04/04/2017
Rep. Cicilline, David N. [D-RI-1]* 04/04/2017
Rep. Maloney, Carolyn B. [D-NY-12]* 04/04/2017
Rep. Engel, Eliot L. [D-NY-16]* 04/04/2017
Rep. Wasserman Schultz, Debbie [D-FL-23]* 04/04/2017
Rep. Napolitano, Grace F. [D-CA-32]* 04/04/2017
Rep. Adams, Alma S. [D-NC-12]* 04/04/2017
Rep. Shea-Porter, Carol [D-NH-1]* 04/04/2017
Rep. Moore, Gwen [D-WI-4]* 04/04/2017
Rep. Jackson Lee, Sheila [D-TX-18]* 04/04/2017
Rep. Dingell, Debbie [D-MI-12]* 04/04/2017
Rep. Tsongas, Niki [D-MA-3]* 04/04/2017
Rep. DeFazio, Peter A. [D-OR-4]* 04/04/2017
Rep. Rosen, Jacky [D-NV-3]* 04/04/2017
Rep. Torres, Norma J. [D-CA-35]* 04/04/2017
Rep. Thompson, Mike [D-CA-5]* 04/04/2017
Rep. Pocan, Mark [D-WI-2]* 04/04/2017
Rep. Higgins, Brian [D-NY-26]* 04/04/2017
Rep. Schakowsky, Janice D. [D-IL-9]* 04/04/2017
Rep. Blumenauer, Earl [D-OR-3]* 04/04/2017
Rep. DelBene, Suzan K. [D-WA-1]* 04/04/2017
Rep. Bonamici, Suzanne [D-OR-1]* 04/04/2017
Rep. Raskin, Jamie [D-MD-8]* 04/04/2017
Rep. Norcross, Donald [D-NJ-1]* 04/04/2017
Rep. Cardenas, Tony [D-CA-29]* 04/04/2017
Rep. Carbajal, Salud O. [D-CA-24]* 04/04/2017
Rep. Smith, Adam [D-WA-9]* 04/04/2017
Rep. Demings, Val Butler [D-FL-10]* 04/04/2017
Rep. Lynch, Stephen F. [D-MA-8]* 04/04/2017
Rep. Khanna, Ro [D-CA-17]* 04/04/2017
Rep. Kihuen, Ruben J. [D-NV-4]* 04/04/2017
Rep. Meeks, Gregory W. [D-NY-5]* 04/04/2017
Rep. Davis, Danny K. [D-IL-7]* 04/04/2017
Rep. Beyer, Donald S., Jr. [D-VA-8]* 04/04/2017
Rep. Moulton, Seth [D-MA-6]* 04/04/2017
Rep. Lowenthal, Alan S. [D-CA-47]* 04/04/2017
Rep. Clark, Katherine M. [D-MA-5]* 04/04/2017
Rep. Capuano, Michael E. [D-MA-7]* 04/04/2017
Rep. Brownley, Julia [D-CA-26]* 04/04/2017
Rep. Lawrence, Brenda L. [D-MI-14]* 04/04/2017
Rep. Castor, Kathy [D-FL-14]* 04/04/2017
Rep. Foster, Bill [D-IL-11]* 04/04/2017
Rep. Tonko, Paul [D-NY-20]* 04/04/2017
Rep. Kind, Ron [D-WI-3]* 04/04/2017
Rep. Wilson, Frederica S. [D-FL-24]* 04/04/2017
Rep. Scott, David [D-GA-13]* 04/04/2017
Rep. Serrano, Jose E. [D-NY-15]* 04/04/2017
Rep. Sablan, Gregorio Kilili Camacho [D-MP-At Large]* 04/04/2017
Rep. Fudge, Marcia L. [D-OH-11]* 04/04/2017
Rep. Ellison, Keith [D-MN-5]* 04/04/2017
Rep. Suozzi, Thomas R. [D-NY-3]* 04/04/2017
Rep. McEachin, A. Donald [D-VA-4]* 04/04/2017
Rep. Takano, Mark [D-CA-41]* 04/04/2017
Rep. Grijalva, Raul M. [D-AZ-3]* 04/04/2017
Rep. Doyle, Michael F. [D-PA-14]* 04/04/2017
Rep. Heck, Denny [D-WA-10]* 04/04/2017
Rep. McNerney, Jerry [D-CA-9]* 04/04/2017
Rep. Yarmuth, John A. [D-KY-3]* 04/04/2017
Rep. Lieu, Ted [D-CA-33]* 04/04/2017
Rep. Garamendi, John [D-CA-3]* 04/04/2017
Rep. Swalwell, Eric [D-CA-15]* 04/04/2017
Rep. DeSaulnier, Mark [D-CA-11]* 04/04/2017
Rep. Evans, Dwight [D-PA-2]* 04/04/2017
Rep. Conyers, John, Jr. [D-MI-13]* 04/04/2017
Rep. Gallego, Ruben [D-AZ-7]* 04/04/2017
Rep. Aguilar, Pete [D-CA-31]* 04/04/2017
Rep. Ryan, Tim [D-OH-13]* 04/04/2017
Rep. Cooper, Jim [D-TN-5]* 04/04/2017
Rep. Cleaver, Emanuel [D-MO-5]* 04/04/2017
Rep. Peters, Scott H. [D-CA-52]* 04/04/2017
Rep. Bustos, Cheri [D-IL-17]* 04/04/2017
Rep. Kildee, Daniel T. [D-MI-5]* 04/04/2017
Rep. DeGette, Diana [D-CO-1]* 04/04/2017
Rep. Roybal-Allard, Lucille [D-CA-40]* 04/04/2017
Rep. Connolly, Gerald E. [D-VA-11]* 04/04/2017
Rep. Nadler, Jerrold [D-NY-10]* 04/04/2017
Rep. Kennedy, Joseph P., III [D-MA-4]* 04/04/2017
Rep. Cohen, Steve [D-TN-9]* 04/04/2017
Rep. Carson, Andre [D-IN-7]* 04/04/2017
Rep. Perlmutter, Ed [D-CO-7]* 04/04/2017
Rep. Vargas, Juan [D-CA-51]* 04/04/2017
Rep. Walz, Timothy J. [D-MN-1]* 04/04/2017
Rep. Veasey, Marc A. [D-TX-33]* 04/04/2017
Rep. Schrader, Kurt [D-OR-5]* 04/04/2017
Rep. Sanchez, Linda T. [D-CA-38]* 04/04/2017
Rep. Jeffries, Hakeem S. [D-NY-8]* 04/04/2017
Rep. Himes, James A. [D-CT-4]* 04/04/2017
Rep. Butterfield, G. K. [D-NC-1]* 04/04/2017
Rep. Beatty, Joyce [D-OH-3]* 04/04/2017
Rep. Brady, Robert A. [D-PA-1]* 04/04/2017
Rep. Bera, Ami [D-CA-7]* 04/04/2017
Rep. McGovern, James P. [D-MA-2]* 04/04/2017
Rep. Jayapal, Pramila [D-WA-7]* 04/04/2017
Rep. Gottheimer, Josh [D-NJ-5]* 04/04/2017
Rep. Lujan Grisham, Michelle [D-NM-1]* 04/04/2017
Rep. Green, Gene [D-TX-29]* 04/04/2017
Rep. Schneider, Bradley Scott [D-IL-10]* 04/04/2017
Rep. Kilmer, Derek [D-WA-6]* 04/04/2017
Rep. Lawson, Al, Jr. [D-FL-5]* 04/04/2017
Rep. Bishop, Sanford D., Jr. [D-GA-2]* 04/04/2017
Rep. Espaillat, Adriano [D-NY-13]* 04/04/2017
Rep. Levin, Sander M. [D-MI-9]* 04/04/2017
Rep. Davis, Susan A. [D-CA-53]* 04/04/2017
Rep. Lee, Barbara [D-CA-13]* 04/04/2017
Rep. Crist, Charlie [D-FL-13]* 04/04/2017
Rep. Delaney, John K. [D-MD-6]* 04/04/2017
Rep. Blunt Rochester, Lisa [D-DE-At Large]* 04/04/2017
Rep. Pallone, Frank, Jr. [D-NJ-6]* 04/04/2017
Rep. Huffman, Jared [D-CA-2]* 04/04/2017
Rep. Matsui, Doris O. [D-CA-6]* 04/04/2017
Rep. Pascrell, Bill, Jr. [D-NJ-9]* 04/04/2017
Rep. Kaptur, Marcy [D-OH-9]* 04/04/2017
Rep. Vela, Filemon [D-TX-34]* 04/04/2017
Rep. Gutierrez, Luis V. [D-IL-4]* 04/04/2017
Rep. Eshoo, Anna G. [D-CA-18]* 04/04/2017
Rep. Krishnamoorthi, Raja [D-IL-8]* 04/04/2017
Rep. Barragan, Nanette Diaz [D-CA-44]* 04/04/2017
Rep. Maloney, Sean Patrick [D-NY-18]* 04/04/2017
Rep. Courtney, Joe [D-CT-2]* 04/04/2017
Rep. Welch, Peter [D-VT-At Large]* 04/04/2017
Rep. Lujan, Ben Ray [D-NM-3]* 04/04/2017
Rep. Pingree, Chellie [D-ME-1]* 04/04/2017
Rep. Johnson, Eddie Bernice [D-TX-30]* 04/04/2017
Rep. Sarbanes, John P. [D-MD-3]* 04/04/2017
Rep. Hoyer, Steny H. [D-MD-5]* 04/04/2017
Rep. Murphy, Stephanie N. [D-FL-7]* 04/04/2017
Rep. Titus, Dina [D-NV-1]* 04/04/2017
Rep. Sinema, Kyrsten [D-AZ-9]* 04/04/2017
Rep. Crowley, Joseph [D-NY-14]* 04/04/2017
Rep. Doggett, Lloyd [D-TX-35]* 04/04/2017
Rep. Cartwright, Matt [D-PA-17]* 04/04/2017
Rep. Cummings, Elijah E. [D-MD-7]* 04/04/2017
Rep. Price, David E. [D-NC-4]* 04/04/2017
Rep. Nolan, Richard M. [D-MN-8]* 04/04/2017
Rep. Meng, Grace [D-NY-6]* 04/04/2017
Rep. Deutch, Theodore E. [D-FL-22]* 04/04/2017
Rep. Bass, Karen [D-CA-37]* 04/04/2017
Rep. Gabbard, Tulsi [D-HI-2]* 04/04/2017
Rep. Sewell, Terri A. [D-AL-7]* 04/04/2017
Rep. Clay, Wm. Lacy [D-MO-1]* 04/04/2017
Rep. Chu, Judy [D-CA-27]* 04/04/2017
Rep. Keating, William R. [D-MA-9]* 04/04/2017
Rep. Larsen, Rick [D-WA-2]* 04/04/2017
Rep. Lowey, Nita M. [D-NY-17]* 04/04/2017
Rep. Green, Al [D-TX-9]* 04/04/2017
Rep. O'Rourke, Beto [D-TX-16]* 04/04/2017
Rep. Kuster, Ann M. [D-NH-2]* 04/04/2017
Rep. Larson, John B. [D-CT-1]* 04/04/2017
Rep. Scott, Robert C. "Bobby" [D-VA-3]* 04/04/2017
Rep. Visclosky, Peter J. [D-IN-1]* 04/04/2017
Rep. Johnson, Henry C. "Hank," Jr. [D-GA-4]* 04/04/2017
Rep. Sherman, Brad [D-CA-30]* 04/04/2017
Rep. Rush, Bobby L. [D-IL-1]* 04/04/2017
Rep. Loebsack, David [D-IA-2]* 04/04/2017
Rep. Correa, J. Luis [D-CA-46]* 04/04/2017
Rep. Quigley, Mike [D-IL-5]* 04/04/2017
Rep. Kelly, Robin L. [D-IL-2]* 04/04/2017
Rep. Richmond, Cedric L. [D-LA-2]* 04/04/2017
Rep. Hanabusa, Colleen [D-HI-1]* 04/04/2017
Rep. Neal, Richard E. [D-MA-1]* 04/04/2017
Rep. Lofgren, Zoe [D-CA-19]* 04/04/2017
Rep. Brown, Anthony G. [D-MD-4]* 04/04/2017
Rep. Sires, Albio [D-NJ-8]* 04/04/2017
Rep. Lipinski, Daniel [D-IL-3]* 04/04/2017
Rep. Lewis, John [D-GA-5]* 04/04/2017
Rep. Schiff, Adam B. [D-CA-28]* 04/04/2017
Rep. Esty, Elizabeth H. [D-CT-5]* 04/04/2017
Rep. Soto, Darren [D-FL-9]* 04/04/2017
Rep. Gonzalez, Vicente [D-TX-15]* 04/04/2017
Rep. Polis, Jared [D-CO-2]* 04/04/2017
Rep. Castro, Joaquin [D-TX-20]* 04/04/2017
Rep. Bordallo, Madeleine Z. [D-GU-At Large]* 04/04/2017
Rep. Pelosi, Nancy [D-CA-12]* 04/04/2017
Rep. Clyburn, James E. [D-SC-6]* 04/04/2017
Rep. Cuellar, Henry [D-TX-28]* 04/04/2017
Rep. Panetta, Jimmy [D-CA-20]* 04/04/2017
Rep. Plaskett, Stacey E. [D-VI-At Large]* 04/04/2017
Rep. Ruiz, Raul [D-CA-36]* 04/04/2017
Rep. Ruppersberger, C. A. Dutch [D-MD-2]* 04/04/2017
Rep. Thompson, Bennie G. [D-MS-2]* 04/04/2017
Rep. Costa, Jim [D-CA-16]* 04/04/2017
Rep. Peterson, Collin C. [D-MN-7]* 04/04/2017
Rep. Waters, Maxine [D-CA-43]* 04/04/2017
Rep. Smith, Christopher H. [R-NJ-4]* 04/04/2017
Rep. Gomez, Jimmy [D-CA-34] 07/27/2017
Rep. Lamb, Conor [D-PA-18] 07/27/2018
Rep. Wild, Susan [D-PA-15] 12/19/2018
Rep. Morelle, Joseph D. [D-NY-25] 12/20/2018

Committees (1)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
House Education and the Workforce04/04/2017 Referred to

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Introduced in House (04/04/2017)

Paycheck Fairness Act

This bill amends equal pay provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to: (1) restrict the use of the bona fide factor defense to wage discrimination claims, (2) enhance nonretaliation prohibitions, (3) make it unlawful to require an employee to sign a contract or waiver prohibiting the employee from disclosing information about the employee's wages, and (4) increase civil penalties for violations of equal pay provisions.

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs shall train EEOC employees and other affected parties on wage discrimination.

The bill directs the Department of Labor to: (1) establish and carry out a grant program for negotiation skills training for girls and women, (2) conduct studies to eliminate pay disparities between men and women, and (3) make available information on wage discrimination to assist the public in understanding and addressing such discrimination.

The Secretary of Labor's National Award for Pay Equity in the Workplace is established for an employer who has made a substantial effort to eliminate pay disparities between men and women.

The bill amends the Civil Rights Act of 1964 to require the EEOC to issue regulations for collecting from employers compensation and other employment data according to the sex, race, and national origin of employees for use in enforcing laws prohibiting pay discrimination.