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HB 950 - Requires Equal Pay for Women - Key Vote

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Legislation - Vetoed (Executive) -

Title: Requires Equal Pay for Women

Legislation - Concurrence Vote Passed (House) (78-61) - (Key vote)

Title: Requires Equal Pay for Women

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that requires equal pay for women.

Highlights:
  • Prohibits employers from adopting or implementing discriminatory compensation practices (Sec. 1).
  • Authorizes an individual to recover back pay for up to 2 years preceding the filing date of a complaint, if the discriminatory compensation practices within the 180 day filing period are similar or related to practices that occurred outside the filing period (Sec. 2).
  • Rep. Lance Gooden is not listed on our vote breakdown because his vote did not accurately reflect his intentions; he initially voted "Nay" but changed his vote to "Yea" after the roll call.
  • Rep. Patricia F. Harless is not listed on our vote breakdown because her vote did not accurately reflect her intentions; she initially voted "Yea" but changed her vote to "Nay" after the roll call.
  • Rep. Todd A. Hunter voted "Nay" after the roll call.
  • Rep. Jason Isaac is not listed on our vote breakdown because his vote did not accurately reflect his intentions; he initially voted "Nay" but changed his vote to "Yea" after the roll call.
  • Rep. Paul D. Workman is not listed on our vote breakdown because his vote did not accurately reflect his intentions; he initially voted "Yea" but changed his vote to "Nay" after the roll call.
Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (Senate) (18-13) - (Key vote)

Title: Requires Equal Pay for Women

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that requires equal pay for women.

Highlights:
  • Prohibits employers from adopting or implementing discriminatory compensation practices (Sec. 1).
  • Authorizes an individual to recover back pay for up to 2 years preceding the filing date of a complaint, if the discriminatory compensation practices within the 180 day filing period are similar or related to the discriminatory compensation practices that occurred outside the filing period (Sec. 2).
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (79-50) -
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Requires Equal Pay for Women

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