S 10

112th CONGRESS
1st Session

S. 10

To ensure equity for women and address rising pressures on American families.

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

January 25 (legislative day, January 5), 2011

Mr. REID (for himself, Mr. DURBIN, Mr. BROWN of Ohio, Mr. KERRY, Mrs. GILLIBRAND, Mrs. BOXER, Mr. LAUTENBERG, and Mr. AKAKA) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions


A BILL

To ensure equity for women and address rising pressures on American families.

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

    This Act may be cited as the `Family Economic Success Act'.

SEC. 2. SENSE OF THE SENATE.

    It is the sense of the Senate that Congress should--

      (1) guarantee pay equity for women;

      (2) reward companies that promote flexible work environments for working parents with children, and workers who are caregivers;

      (3) guarantee paid family and medical leave and paid sick days; and

      (4) improve the quality and affordability of child care.

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