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S. 1843 - Fair Pay Restoration Act

Civil rights. 110th Congress (2007-2008) View bill details
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Summary:
A bill to amend title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967 to clarify that an unlawful practice occurs each time compensation is paid pursuant to a discriminatory compensation decision or other practice, and for other purposes. (by CRS) 
Status:
The bill has been introduced. 
There have been no votes on this bill.

Fair Pay Restoration Act

S. 1843 — 110th Congress (2007–2008)

Summary
A bill to amend title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967 to clarify that an unlawful practice occurs each time compensation is paid pursuant to a discriminatory compensation decision or other practice, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to amend title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967 to clarify that an unlawful practice occurs each time compensation is paid pursuant to a discriminatory compensation decision or other practice, and for other purposes.
Other Titles
  • Fair Pay Restoration Act
Sponsor
Edward Kennedy
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Civil rights
  • Age discrimination
  • Aged
  • Disabled
  • Discrimination against the disabled
  • Discrimination in employment
  • Labor
  • Wage restitution
  • Wages
Related Bills
Major Actions
Introduced7/20/2007
Referred to Committee
Bill History

There have been no votes on this bill.

ActionDateDescription
Introduced7/20/2007
7/20/2007Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.
7/20/2007Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR S9660-9661)
1/24/2008Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions. Hearings held. Hearings printed: S.Hrg. 110-825.
9/23/2008Committee on the Judiciary. Hearings held.
NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus

Total contributions given to Senators from interest groups that…

31 Organizations Supported and 29 Opposed; See Which Ones

Organizations that took a position on
Fair Pay Restoration Act

31 organizations supported this bill

Ada Watch And The National Coalition For Disability Rights
(n.d.). Support letter. Retrieved n.d., from .
AFL-CIO
(n.d.). Legislative alerts. Retrieved n.d., from .
Alliance for Justice
(n.d.). Alliance for Justice. Retrieved n.d., from .
American Association of University Women
(n.d.). American Association of University Women. Retrieved n.d., from .
American Civil Liberties Union
(n.d.). ACLU. Retrieved n.d., from .
American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees
(n.d.). support letter. Retrieved n.d., from .
American Federation of Teachers
(n.d.). American Federation of Teachers. Retrieved n.d., from .
American Library Association
(n.d.). support letter. Retrieved n.d., from .
Asian American Justice Center
(n.d.). support letter. Retrieved n.d., from .
Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law
(n.d.). Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law. Retrieved n.d., from .
Business And Professional Women Usa
(n.d.). Business and Professional Women USA. Retrieved n.d., from .
Chicago Abortion Fund
(n.d.). support letter. Retrieved n.d., from .
Coalition of Labor Union Women
(n.d.). Coalition of Labor Union Women. Retrieved n.d., from .
ColorofChange.org
(n.d.). colorofchange.org. Retrieved n.d., from .
Equal Rights Advocates
(n.d.). support letter. Retrieved n.d., from .
International Union, United Automobile, Aerospace and Agricultural Implement Workers of America
(n.d.). support letter. Retrieved n.d., from .
Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights
(n.d.). cilirights.org. Retrieved n.d., from .
Let Justice Roll Living Wage Campaign
(n.d.). support letter. Retrieved n.d., from .
MANA, A National Latina Organization
(n.d.). support letter. Retrieved n.d., from .
National Center for Lesbian Rights
(n.d.). support letter. Retrieved n.d., from .
National Congress of Black Women
(n.d.). support letter. Retrieved n.d., from .
National Council of Jewish Women
(n.d.). support letter. Retrieved n.d., from .
National Education Association
(n.d.). support letter. Retrieved n.d., from .
National Organization for Women
(n.d.). National Organization for Women. Retrieved n.d., from .
National Partnership for Women & Families
(n.d.). National Partnership for Women and Families. Retrieved n.d., from .
National Women's Law Center
(n.d.). National Women's Law Center. Retrieved n.d., from .
New Mexico Voices For Children
(n.d.). support letter. Retrieved n.d., from .
OWL - The Voice of Midlife and Older Women
(n.d.). support letter. Retrieved n.d., from .
Service Employees International Union
(n.d.). support letter. Retrieved n.d., from .
U.S. Women's Chamber of Commerce
(n.d.). Margaret Dorfman, CEO, USWCC; testimony before the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions; 1/24/08. Retrieved n.d., from .
YWCA USA
(n.d.). YWCA USA. Retrieved n.d., from .

29 organizations opposed this bill

American Bakers Association
(n.d.). American Bakers Association. Retrieved n.d., from .
American Council of Life Insurers
(n.d.). American Council of Life Insurers. Retrieved n.d., from .
American Gas Association
(n.d.). American Gas Association. Retrieved n.d., from .
American Hotel & Lodging Association
(n.d.). American Hotel and Lodging Association. Retrieved n.d., from .
American Lighting Association
(n.d.). Opposition letter. Retrieved n.d., from .
American Petroleum Institute
(n.d.). American Petroleum Institute. Retrieved n.d., from .
Associated Builders and Contractors
(n.d.). Associated Builders and Contractors. Retrieved n.d., from .
Associated General Contractors of America
(n.d.). Associated General Contractors of America. Retrieved n.d., from .
Carpet and Rug Institute
(n.d.). Opposition letter. Retrieved n.d., from .
Cookware Manufacturers Association
(n.d.). Cookware Manufacturers Association. Retrieved n.d., from .
HR Policy Association
(n.d.). HR Policy Association. Retrieved n.d., from .
Independent Electrical Contractors
(n.d.). Opposition letter. Retrieved n.d., from .
International Foodservice Distributors Association
(n.d.). International Foodservice Distributors Association. Retrieved n.d., from .
International Franchise Association
(n.d.). International Franchise Association . Retrieved n.d., from .
National Association of Home Builders
(n.d.). National Association of Home Builders. Retrieved n.d., from .
National Association of Manufacturers
(n.d.). National Association of Manufacturers. Retrieved n.d., from .
National Association of Wholesaler-Distributors
(n.d.). National Association of Wholesaler-Distributors. Retrieved n.d., from .
National Glass Association
(n.d.). National Glass Association. Retrieved n.d., from .
National Public Employer Labor Relations Association
(n.d.). National Public Employer Labor Relations Association. Retrieved n.d., from .
National Restaurant Association
(n.d.). National Restaurant Association. Retrieved n.d., from .
National Retail Federation
(n.d.). National Retail Federation. Retrieved n.d., from .
National Shooting Sports Foundation
(n.d.). National Shooting Sports Foundation. Retrieved n.d., from .
Printing Industries of America
(n.d.). Printing Industries of America. Retrieved n.d., from .
Retail Industry Leaders Association
(n.d.). Retail Industry Leaders Association. Retrieved n.d., from .
Society for Human Resource Management
(n.d.). Society for Human Resource Management. Retrieved n.d., from .
Steel Manufacturers Association
(n.d.). Steel Manufacturers Association . Retrieved n.d., from .
Textile Care Allied Trades Association
(n.d.). Textile Care Allied Trades Association. Retrieved n.d., from .
Tree Care Industry Association
(n.d.). Tree Care Industry Association. Retrieved n.d., from .
U.S. Chamber of Commerce
(n.d.). U.S. Chamber of Commerce. Retrieved n.d., from .

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Includes reported contributions to congressional campaigns of Senators in office during the 110th U.S. Congress, from interest groups invested in the vote according to MapLight, January 1, 2003 – December 31, 2008.
Contributions data source: OpenSecrets.org

Contributions by Legislator

Namesort iconPartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Daniel K. AkakaDHI$86,965$77,353
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$19,850$456,277
Alan Wayne AllardRCO$0$14,500
John BarrassoRWY$1,000$99,245
Max BaucusDMT$102,825$537,298
Birch "Evan" BayhDIN$106,300$345,827
Bob BennettRUT$8,250$210,650
Joe BidenDDE$21,325$165,225
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$74,875$126,753
Christopher "Kit" BondRMO$4,550$538,783
Barbara BoxerDCA$1,228,893$261,341
Sherrod BrownDOH$462,435$240,864
Sam BrownbackRKS$12,500$163,724
Jim BunningRKY$2,000$306,501
Richard BurrRNC$25,723$624,562
Robert ByrdDWV$68,650$92,065
Maria CantwellDWA$282,415$342,977
Ben CardinDMD$339,464$324,506
Tom CarperDDE$45,735$216,090
Bob CaseyDPA$722,473$290,994
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$13,250$1,041,485
Hillary ClintonDNY$2,240,205$1,458,243
Tom CoburnROK$4,275$212,701
William Thad CochranRMS$5,000$131,750
Norm ColemanRMN$23,529$999,596
Susan M. CollinsRME$122,104$435,699
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$62,600$302,629
Bob CorkerRTN$25,350$841,598
John CornynRTX$20,675$865,589
Larry CraigRID$0$58,850
Mike CrapoRID$0$195,446
Jim DeMintRSC$20,150$635,673
Chris DoddDCT$112,050$302,450
Mary Elizabeth DoleRNC$33,852$625,261
Pete DomeniciRNM$1,700$129,000
Byron DorganDND$82,500$146,500
Dick DurbinDIL$171,875$296,893
John EnsignRNV$1,000$288,500
Mike EnziRWY$500$159,400
Russ FeingoldDWI$296,882$153,005
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$164,608$216,640
Lindsey GrahamRSC$16,875$381,083
Chuck GrassleyRIA$20,500$443,047
Judd GreggRNH$3,000$195,100
Chuck HagelRNE$500$66,905
Tom HarkinDIA$142,985$315,865
Orrin G. HatchRUT$14,250$342,415
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$7,350$441,405
Jim InhofeROK$2,000$391,919
Dan InouyeDHI$88,715$102,550
Johnny IsaksonRGA$13,550$492,509
Tim JohnsonDSD$98,367$186,050
Ted KennedyDMA$156,344$163,500
John F. KerryDMA$136,629$115,051
Amy KlobucharDMN$1,107,567$288,848
Herb KohlDWI$25$0
Jon KylRAZ$12,100$610,155
Mary L. LandrieuDLA$252,910$470,095
Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$105,575$179,598
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$31,250$64,985
Carl LevinDMI$112,646$175,961
Joe LiebermanICT$141,553$578,160
Blanche LincolnDAR$153,850$296,400
Chester Trent LottRMS$1,000$258,925
Dick LugarRIN$35,050$285,158
Mel MartinezRFL$40,050$573,509
John McCainRAZ$6,000$85,040
Claire McCaskillDMO$4,115,094$192,722
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$38,550$1,009,250
Bob MenéndezDNJ$223,945$807,538
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$462,575$106,810
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$54,235$304,758
Patty MurrayDWA$806,042$360,816
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$43,999$470,760
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$158,893$370,957
Barack ObamaDIL$473,712$510,579
Mark L. PryorDAR$51,950$276,150
John "Jack" ReedDRI$65,165$145,100
Harry ReidDNV$176,447$384,208
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$3,150$394,392
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$79,600$189,950
Ken SalazarDCO$518,279$424,802
Bernie SandersIVT$177,733$37,650
Chuck SchumerDNY$207,525$354,550
Jeff SessionsRAL$3,600$355,424
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$5,750$312,126
Gordon SmithROR$13,550$611,901
Olympia J. SnoweRME$142,247$199,659
Arlen SpecterDPA$279,400$742,419
Debbie StabenowDMI$929,679$311,385
Ted StevensRAK$11,500$159,150
John SununuRNH$8,900$442,029
Jon TesterDMT$126,349$113,232
John ThuneRSD$16,050$641,607
David VitterRLA$27,185$456,124
George VoinovichROH$18,608$599,085
John WarnerRVA$5,000$14,000
Jim WebbDVA$269,482$111,801
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$262,350$157,572
Ron WydenDOR$56,500$167,099

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$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Daniel K. AkakaDHI$86,965$77,353
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$19,850$456,277
Alan Wayne AllardRCO$0$14,500
John BarrassoRWY$1,000$99,245
Max BaucusDMT$102,825$537,298
Birch "Evan" BayhDIN$106,300$345,827
Bob BennettRUT$8,250$210,650
Joe BidenDDE$21,325$165,225
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$74,875$126,753
Christopher "Kit" BondRMO$4,550$538,783
Barbara BoxerDCA$1,228,893$261,341
Sherrod BrownDOH$462,435$240,864
Sam BrownbackRKS$12,500$163,724
Jim BunningRKY$2,000$306,501
Richard BurrRNC$25,723$624,562
Robert ByrdDWV$68,650$92,065
Maria CantwellDWA$282,415$342,977
Ben CardinDMD$339,464$324,506
Tom CarperDDE$45,735$216,090
Bob CaseyDPA$722,473$290,994
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$13,250$1,041,485
Hillary ClintonDNY$2,240,205$1,458,243
Tom CoburnROK$4,275$212,701
William Thad CochranRMS$5,000$131,750
Norm ColemanRMN$23,529$999,596
Susan M. CollinsRME$122,104$435,699
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$62,600$302,629
Bob CorkerRTN$25,350$841,598
John CornynRTX$20,675$865,589
Larry CraigRID$0$58,850
Mike CrapoRID$0$195,446
Jim DeMintRSC$20,150$635,673
Chris DoddDCT$112,050$302,450
Mary Elizabeth DoleRNC$33,852$625,261
Pete DomeniciRNM$1,700$129,000
Byron DorganDND$82,500$146,500
Dick DurbinDIL$171,875$296,893
John EnsignRNV$1,000$288,500
Mike EnziRWY$500$159,400
Russ FeingoldDWI$296,882$153,005
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$164,608$216,640
Lindsey GrahamRSC$16,875$381,083
Chuck GrassleyRIA$20,500$443,047
Judd GreggRNH$3,000$195,100
Chuck HagelRNE$500$66,905
Tom HarkinDIA$142,985$315,865
Orrin G. HatchRUT$14,250$342,415
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$7,350$441,405
Jim InhofeROK$2,000$391,919
Dan InouyeDHI$88,715$102,550
Johnny IsaksonRGA$13,550$492,509
Tim JohnsonDSD$98,367$186,050
Ted KennedyDMA$156,344$163,500
John F. KerryDMA$136,629$115,051
Amy KlobucharDMN$1,107,567$288,848
Herb KohlDWI$25$0
Jon KylRAZ$12,100$610,155
Mary L. LandrieuDLA$252,910$470,095
Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$105,575$179,598
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$31,250$64,985
Carl LevinDMI$112,646$175,961
Joe LiebermanICT$141,553$578,160
Blanche LincolnDAR$153,850$296,400
Chester Trent LottRMS$1,000$258,925
Dick LugarRIN$35,050$285,158
Mel MartinezRFL$40,050$573,509
John McCainRAZ$6,000$85,040
Claire McCaskillDMO$4,115,094$192,722
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$38,550$1,009,250
Bob MenéndezDNJ$223,945$807,538
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$462,575$106,810
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$54,235$304,758
Patty MurrayDWA$806,042$360,816
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$43,999$470,760
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$158,893$370,957
Barack ObamaDIL$473,712$510,579
Mark L. PryorDAR$51,950$276,150
John "Jack" ReedDRI$65,165$145,100
Harry ReidDNV$176,447$384,208
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$3,150$394,392
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$79,600$189,950
Ken SalazarDCO$518,279$424,802
Bernie SandersIVT$177,733$37,650
Chuck SchumerDNY$207,525$354,550
Jeff SessionsRAL$3,600$355,424
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$5,750$312,126
Gordon SmithROR$13,550$611,901
Olympia J. SnoweRME$142,247$199,659
Arlen SpecterDPA$279,400$742,419
Debbie StabenowDMI$929,679$311,385
Ted StevensRAK$11,500$159,150
John SununuRNH$8,900$442,029
Jon TesterDMT$126,349$113,232
John ThuneRSD$16,050$641,607
David VitterRLA$27,185$456,124
George VoinovichROH$18,608$599,085
John WarnerRVA$5,000$14,000
Jim WebbDVA$269,482$111,801
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$262,350$157,572
Ron WydenDOR$56,500$167,099

Interest Groups that supported this bill

$ Donated
Women's issues$10,842,768
Abortion policy/Pro-Abortion Rights$1,581,663
Minority/Ethnic Groups$1,249,506
Teachers unions$1,008,340
Gay & lesbian rights & issues$984,678
Manufacturing unions$855,475
Children's rights$776,529
State & local govt employee unions$609,998
Museums, art galleries, libraries, etc.$560,199
Churches, clergy & religious organizations$433,637
Chambers of commerce$314,238
Elderly issues/Social Security$269,015
Labor Unions$241,500
Other unions$108,750
Human Rights$29,960

Interest Groups that opposed this bill

$ Donated
Business services$6,523,554
Life insurance$5,072,054
Public works, industrial & commercial construction$4,454,992
Restaurants & drinking establishments$4,237,746
Stone, clay, glass & concrete products$2,374,860
Food and kindred products manufacturing$2,024,731
Oil & Gas$1,589,995
Steel$1,270,686
Agricultural services & related industries$973,215
Retail trade$966,884
Electrical contractors$947,328
Food wholesalers$766,759
Hardware & building materials stores$731,149
Manufacturing$586,874
Builders associations$344,375
Chambers of commerce$314,238
General business associations$245,735
Household & office products$242,677
Wholesale trade$234,778
Lodging & tourism$125,870
Laundries & dry cleaners$110,920
Electrical lighting products$104,850
Pro-business associations$93,519
Printing and publishing (printed & online)$69,200
Construction & Public Works$54,750
Hunting & wildlife$24,780
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