Includes all politicians who were in office at any point during the 112th Congress.

S. 797 - Paycheck Fairness Act

Labor and employment. 112th Congress (2011-2012) View bill details
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Summary:
A bill 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. (by CRS) 
Status:
The bill has been introduced. 
There have been no votes on this bill.

Paycheck Fairness Act

S. 797 — 112th Congress (2011–2012)

Summary
A bill 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. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill 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.
Other Titles
  • Paycheck Fairness Act
Sponsor
Barbara A. Mikulski
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Labor and employment
  • Civil actions and liability
  • Employment discrimination and employee rights
  • Government information and archives
  • Government investigations
  • Public contracts and procurement
  • Racial and ethnic relations
  • Sex, gender, sexual orientation discrimination
  • Small business
  • Wages and earnings
  • Women's employment
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Major Actions
Introduced4/12/2011
Referred to Committee
Bill History

There have been no votes on this bill.

ActionDateDescription
Introduced4/12/2011
4/12/2011Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.
4/12/2011Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR S2396)
NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus

Total contributions given to Senators from interest groups that…

78% more
$341,458
$7,166,710
$152,167
$7,660,335
$4,300,149
$4,300,149

opposed this bill

4 Organizations Supported and 1 Opposed; See Which Ones

Organizations that took a position on
Paycheck Fairness Act

4 organizations supported this bill

Coalition of Labor Union Women
Coalition of Labor Union Women (2012, May 23). Learn about the wage gap and why we need the Paycheck Fairness Act . Retrieved July 25, 2012, from Coalition of Labor Union Women.
National Partnership for Women & Families
National Partnership for Women and Families (n.d.). The Wage Gap Hurts Latina Working Women & Families. Retrieved May 3, 2011, from National Partnership for Women and Families.
Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism
Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism (n.d.). End Pay Discrimination. Retrieved May 3, 2011, from Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism.
Women Employed
Women Employed (n.d.). Tell Congress: Support the Paycheck Fairness Act. Fair Pay for All is Good for All. Retrieved May 3, 2011, from Women Employed.

1 organization opposed this bill

Jackson Lewis Llc
Jackson Lewis (2011, April 26). Paycheck Fairness Act Reintroduced in Congress. Retrieved May 3, 2011, from Jackson Lewis.

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Includes reported contributions to congressional campaigns of Senators in office during the 112th U.S. Congress, from interest groups invested in the vote according to MapLight, January 1, 2007 – December 31, 2012.
Contributions data source: OpenSecrets.org

Contributions by Legislator

Namesort iconPartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Daniel K. AkakaDHI$0$0
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$4,000$10,700
Kelly AyotteRNH$13,250$9,800
John BarrassoRWY$0$7,500
Max BaucusDMT$1,000$18,800
Mark BegichDAK$9,000$14,300
Michael F. BennetDCO$6,800$116,634
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$0$1,000
Richard BlumenthalDCT$4,000$55,000
Roy BluntRMO$1,700$21,650
John BoozmanRAR$9,850$1,485
Barbara BoxerDCA$1,168,372$71,740
Scott P. BrownRMA$11,500$170,289
Sherrod BrownDOH$429,634$85,912
Richard BurrRNC$0$19,240
Maria CantwellDWA$85,950$30,800
Ben CardinDMD$8,000$49,133
Tom CarperDDE$1,800$51,310
Bob CaseyDPA$5,700$202,725
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$8,500$28,480
Daniel CoatsRIN$3,150$32,785
Tom CoburnROK$0$6,500
William Thad CochranRMS$0$3,300
Susan M. CollinsRME$81,079$19,000
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$0$0
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$3,150$104,800
Bob CorkerRTN$11,100$16,500
John CornynRTX$9,375$50,600
Mike CrapoRID$0$8,650
Jim DeMintRSC$250$8,700
Dick DurbinDIL$11,000$43,975
John EnsignRNV$0$0
Mike EnziRWY$0$500
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$208,671$39,100
Al FrankenDMN$26,400$80,333
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$1,280,972$550,950
Lindsey GrahamRSC$2,250$42,100
Chuck GrassleyRIA$250$13,500
Kay R. HaganDNC$511,899$6,333
Tom HarkinDIA$2,250$9,100
Orrin G. HatchRUT$1,000$87,200
John HoevenRND$0$5,500
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$2,550$750
Jim InhofeROK$1,500$4,500
Dan InouyeDHI$400$16,500
Johnny IsaksonRGA$1,750$30,750
Mike JohannsRNE$0$0
Ron JohnsonRWI$900$3,250
Tim JohnsonDSD$0$250
John F. KerryDMA$59,974$32,075
Mark KirkRIL$6,850$195,861
Amy KlobucharDMN$226,166$103,583
Herb KohlDWI$0$0
Jon KylRAZ$0$2,000
Mary L. LandrieuDLA$120,331$33,200
Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$0$35,750
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$10,800$35,950
Mike LeeRUT$2,400$9,750
Carl LevinDMI$1,800$36,700
Joe LiebermanICT$0$2,500
Dick LugarRIN$2,000$23,050
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$2,400$37,350
John McCainRAZ$2,800$34,000
Claire McCaskillDMO$1,215,466$57,133
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$2,750$95,750
Bob MenéndezDNJ$6,750$238,225
Jeff MerkleyDOR$20,251$15,983
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$84,942$6,500
Jerry MoranRKS$2,500$2,500
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$0$13,000
Patty MurrayDWA$452,414$15,169
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$5,000$21,500
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$11,250$128,260
Rand PaulRKY$3,150$4,900
Rob PortmanROH$950$83,833
Mark L. PryorDAR$750$3,950
John "Jack" ReedDRI$0$7,600
Harry ReidDNV$22,450$168,949
Jim RischRID$1,050$1,000
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$500$1,250
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$0$9,600
Marco RubioRFL$11,480$26,385
Bernie SandersIVT$2,000$3,699
Chuck SchumerDNY$14,125$198,849
Jeff SessionsRAL$1,600$21,962
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$817,427$14,100
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$6,200$38,000
Olympia J. SnoweRME$0$23,250
Debbie StabenowDMI$367,706$42,850
Jon TesterDMT$193,401$44,900
John ThuneRSD$500$16,750
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$13,483$66,235
Mark UdallDCO$16,350$23,600
Tom UdallDNM$8,667$7,100
David VitterRLA$200$13,100
Mark R. WarnerDVA$7,050$46,347
Jim WebbDVA$0$5,000
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$500$44,033
Roger F. WickerRMS$5,000$13,500
Ron WydenDOR$0$41,694

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NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Daniel K. AkakaDHI$0$0
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$4,000$10,700
Kelly AyotteRNH$13,250$9,800
John BarrassoRWY$0$7,500
Max BaucusDMT$1,000$18,800
Mark BegichDAK$9,000$14,300
Michael F. BennetDCO$6,800$116,634
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$0$1,000
Richard BlumenthalDCT$4,000$55,000
Roy BluntRMO$1,700$21,650
John BoozmanRAR$9,850$1,485
Barbara BoxerDCA$1,168,372$71,740
Scott P. BrownRMA$11,500$170,289
Sherrod BrownDOH$429,634$85,912
Richard BurrRNC$0$19,240
Maria CantwellDWA$85,950$30,800
Ben CardinDMD$8,000$49,133
Tom CarperDDE$1,800$51,310
Bob CaseyDPA$5,700$202,725
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$8,500$28,480
Daniel CoatsRIN$3,150$32,785
Tom CoburnROK$0$6,500
William Thad CochranRMS$0$3,300
Susan M. CollinsRME$81,079$19,000
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$0$0
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$3,150$104,800
Bob CorkerRTN$11,100$16,500
John CornynRTX$9,375$50,600
Mike CrapoRID$0$8,650
Jim DeMintRSC$250$8,700
Dick DurbinDIL$11,000$43,975
John EnsignRNV$0$0
Mike EnziRWY$0$500
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$208,671$39,100
Al FrankenDMN$26,400$80,333
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$1,280,972$550,950
Lindsey GrahamRSC$2,250$42,100
Chuck GrassleyRIA$250$13,500
Kay R. HaganDNC$511,899$6,333
Tom HarkinDIA$2,250$9,100
Orrin G. HatchRUT$1,000$87,200
John HoevenRND$0$5,500
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$2,550$750
Jim InhofeROK$1,500$4,500
Dan InouyeDHI$400$16,500
Johnny IsaksonRGA$1,750$30,750
Mike JohannsRNE$0$0
Ron JohnsonRWI$900$3,250
Tim JohnsonDSD$0$250
John F. KerryDMA$59,974$32,075
Mark KirkRIL$6,850$195,861
Amy KlobucharDMN$226,166$103,583
Herb KohlDWI$0$0
Jon KylRAZ$0$2,000
Mary L. LandrieuDLA$120,331$33,200
Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$0$35,750
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$10,800$35,950
Mike LeeRUT$2,400$9,750
Carl LevinDMI$1,800$36,700
Joe LiebermanICT$0$2,500
Dick LugarRIN$2,000$23,050
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$2,400$37,350
John McCainRAZ$2,800$34,000
Claire McCaskillDMO$1,215,466$57,133
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$2,750$95,750
Bob MenéndezDNJ$6,750$238,225
Jeff MerkleyDOR$20,251$15,983
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$84,942$6,500
Jerry MoranRKS$2,500$2,500
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$0$13,000
Patty MurrayDWA$452,414$15,169
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$5,000$21,500
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$11,250$128,260
Rand PaulRKY$3,150$4,900
Rob PortmanROH$950$83,833
Mark L. PryorDAR$750$3,950
John "Jack" ReedDRI$0$7,600
Harry ReidDNV$22,450$168,949
Jim RischRID$1,050$1,000
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$500$1,250
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$0$9,600
Marco RubioRFL$11,480$26,385
Bernie SandersIVT$2,000$3,699
Chuck SchumerDNY$14,125$198,849
Jeff SessionsRAL$1,600$21,962
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$817,427$14,100
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$6,200$38,000
Olympia J. SnoweRME$0$23,250
Debbie StabenowDMI$367,706$42,850
Jon TesterDMT$193,401$44,900
John ThuneRSD$500$16,750
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$13,483$66,235
Mark UdallDCO$16,350$23,600
Tom UdallDNM$8,667$7,100
David VitterRLA$200$13,100
Mark R. WarnerDVA$7,050$46,347
Jim WebbDVA$0$5,000
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$500$44,033
Roger F. WickerRMS$5,000$13,500
Ron WydenDOR$0$41,694

Interest Groups that supported this bill

$ Donated
Women's issues$7,166,710
Churches, clergy & religious organizations$341,458
Other unions$152,167

Interest Groups that opposed this bill

$ Donated
Corporate lawyers & law firms$4,300,149
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