/  H.R. 1406 - Working Families Flexibility Act of 2013

H.R. 1406 - Working Families Flexibility Act of 2013

Summary

H.R. 1406 allows private-sector workers to choose paid time off instead of cash wages as compensation for working overtime hours.  Currently, the Fair Labor Standards Act requires that overtime pay for private-sector employees be in the form of cash wages.

Type of Rule

Structured rule (making only particular amendments in order) for consideration of H.R. 1406.  Reported by voice vote.

Amendments

H.R. 1406

Republican

Democratic

Bipartisan

Submitted

1

6

0

Withdrawn

0

3

0

Made in Order

1

0

0

 

Other Elements of the Rule

Debate Time: Provides one hour of general debate equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Education and the Workforce.

Provides 10 minutes of debate on the amendment from Mr. Gibson (NY). 

Provides one motion to recommit with or without instructions.

Floor Managers: Foxx/Polis

Floor Action Expected

The rule and the bill are expected to be on the floor: May 7 and 8, 2013.