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HR 2391 - Working Families Flexibility Act of 1996 - Key Vote

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Gene Green voted Nay (Passage) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Placed on Calendar (Senate) -
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (225-195) - (Key vote)

Title: Working Families Flexibility Act of 1996

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that gives employees the option to choose between one and one-half hours of compensatory time-off for each hour worked or overtime pay for extra hours worked.

Highlights:
  • Requires an employer and employee to reach an agreement before compensatory time can be offered.
  • Stipulates that an employee of a private agency cannot earn more than 240 hours of compensatory time.
  • Prohibits an employer from coercing employees into making a decision when choosing to accept compensatory time off or payment for overtime hours worked.
  • Requires an employer to pay for compensatory time not taken by the end of a 12-month period, or at the time of employee termination.
  • Requires employers to allow employees to use their earned compensatory time within a reasonable amount of time after the employee requests its use, unless it overly disrupts operations.
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Working Families Flexibility Act of 1996

Sponsors

  • Cass Ballenger (NC - ) (Out Of Office)

Co-sponsors

  • William E. 'Bill' Barrett (NE - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Thomas J. 'Tom' Bliley Jr. (VA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Richard M. Burr (NC - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Thomas Allen 'Tom' Coburn (OK - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Randall H. 'Duke' Cunningham (CA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Robert K. 'Bob' Dornan (CA - ) (Out Of Office)
  • Jennifer B. Dunn (WA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Vernon J. 'Vern' Ehlers (MI - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Harris W. Fawell (IL - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Jack M. Fields Jr. (TX - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Tillie K. Fowler (FL - R) (Out Of Office)
  • David Funderburk (NC - R) (Out Of Office)
  • William F. 'Bill' Goodling (PA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Lindsey O. Graham (SC - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Enid Greene (UT - R) (Out Of Office)
  • James C. 'Jim' Greenwood (PA - ) (Out Of Office)
  • Steven C. 'Steve' Gunderson (WI - R) (Out Of Office)
  • John David 'J.D.' Hayworth Jr. (AZ - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Walter 'Wally' Herger Jr. (CA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Stephen 'Steve' Horn (CA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Y. Tim Hutchinson (AR - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Robert 'Bob' Inglis Sr. (SC - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Nancy L. Johnson (CT - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Jay C. Kim (CA - ) (Out Of Office)
  • Joseph K. 'Joe' Knollenberg (MI - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Donald A. 'Don' Manzullo (IL - R) (Out Of Office)
  • David M. McIntosh (IN - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Dan Miller (FL - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Susan Molinari (NY - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Suellen W. 'Sue' Myrick (NC - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Charles W. 'Charlie' Norwood Jr. (GA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • William 'Bill' Paxon (NY - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Deborah D. Pryce (OH - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Matthew 'Matt' Salmon (AZ - ) (Out Of Office)
  • John B. Shadegg (AZ - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Christopher H. Shays (CT - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Gerald B.H. 'Jerry' Solomon (NY - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Mark Edward Souder (IN - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Charles W. 'Charlie' Stenholm (TX - ) (Out Of Office)
  • Charles H. Taylor (NC - R) (Out Of Office)
  • David Weldon (FL - R) (Out Of Office)
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