H.R.7: Paycheck Fairness Act

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239 (238 Democrats, 1 Republican)

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April 7, 2019 8th

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Date Description
April 3
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 53.
April 2
Read the first time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under Read the First Time.
March 28
Received in the Senate.
March 27
GENERAL DEBATE - The Committee of the Whole proceeded with one hour of general debate on H.R. 7.
March 27
The Speaker designated the Honorable Eleanor Holmes Norton to act as Chairwoman of the Committee.
March 27
House resolved itself into the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union pursuant to H. Res. 252 and Rule XVIII.
March 27
The resolution provides for one hour debate on H.R. 7 and H.Res. 124.
March 27
Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 252. (consideration: CR H2848-2875)
March 27
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
March 27

On passage Passed by the Yeas and Nays: 242 - 187 (Roll no. 134). (text: CR H2860-2863)

March 27

On motion to recommit with instructions Failed by recorded vote: 191 - 236 (Roll no. 133).

March 27
The previous question on the motion to recommit with instructions was ordered without objection.
March 27
DEBATE - The House proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Foxx motion to recommit with instructions. Pending the reservation of a point of order. The instructions contained in the motion seek to require the bill to be reported back to the House with an amendment to limit any contingent attorney's fees to 49% of any judgement awarded to the plaintiff or plaintiffs. Subsequently, the point of order was withdrawn.
March 27
Ms. Foxx (NC) moved to recommit with instructions to the Committee on Education and Labor. (text: CR H2872-2874)
March 27
The House adopted the amendment in the nature of a substitute as agreed to by the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union.
March 27
The previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule.
March 27
The House rose from the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union to report H.R. 7.
March 27
UNFINISHED BUSINESS - The Chair announced that the unfinished business was on adoption of amendment number 7, which was debated earlier and on which further proceedings had been postponed.
March 27
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 252, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Brown (MD) amendment No. 9.
March 27
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 252, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Lawrence amendment No. 8.
March 27
POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Beyer amendment, the Chair put the question on the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the ayes had prevailed. Mr. Beyer demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on agreeing to the amendment until a time to be announced.
March 27
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 252, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Beyer amendment No. 7.
March 27
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 252, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Jayapal amendment No. 5.
March 27
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 252, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Byrne amendment No. 4.
March 27
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 252, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Torres amendment No. 3.
March 27
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 252, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Torres amendment No. 2.
March 27
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 252, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Foxx amendment No. 1.
March 25
Rules Committee Resolution H. Res. 252 Reported to House. The resolution provides for one hour debate on H.R. 7 and H.Res. 124.
March 18
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 6.
March 18
Reported (Amended) by the Committee on Education and Labor. H. Rept. 116-18.
Feb. 26
Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
Feb. 26
Ordered to be Reported in the Nature of a Substitute by the Yeas and Nays: 27 - 20.
Jan. 30
Referred to the House Committee on Education and Labor.
Jan. 30

Introduced in the House by Rosa DeLauro (D-Conn.)

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