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99-WC8 on Jul 15, 1999

Report: the Women's Caucus policy agenda:
Source: Women's Caucus Agenda-106th Congress
    The teams of the Women’s Caucus are charged with advancing action on their designated issues in a bipartisan manner. Legislation from Team 5. EQUAL OPPORTUNITY:
  • H. Res. 107—CEDAW—A resolution expressing the sense of the House that the Senate should ratify the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women. (Woolsey)
  • H.J. Res. 41—Equal Rights Amendment—A resolution proposing a constitutional amendment relative to equal rights for men and women. (Maloney/Morella/Shays/N.Johnson)
  • HR541—Paycheck Fairness Act—A bill to provide more effective remedies to victims of discrimination in the payment of wages on the basis of sex. (DeLauro)
  • HR1271—Fair Pay Act of 1999—A bill to prohibit discrimination in the payment of wages on account of sex, race, or national origin for work in equivalent jobs. The Fair Pay Act recognizes that if men and women are doing comparable work requiring the same skill, effort, responsibility, and working conditions, they should be paid a comparable wage. (Norton)
  • H.Res. 202—Artwork in the Capitol—a resolution ensuring that artwork in the capitol is more representative of women’s contributions to society. (Kaptur/Morella)

    Participating counts on VoteMatch question 2. Question 2: Legally require hiring women & minorities Scores: -2=Strongly oppose; -1=Oppose; 0=neutral; 1=Support; 2=Strongly support.
  • Topic: Civil Rights
  • Headline: Supports ERA and comparable work pay rules for women (Score: 1)

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Democrats participating in 99-WC8

Tammy Baldwin s1aWI Democratic Challenger 
Rosa DeLauro s1oConnecticut Democrat 
Jane Harman s1aCalifornia Democrat (Resigned 2011) 
Darlene Hooley s1aOregon Democrat (Retiring 2008) 
Sheila Jackson Lee s1aTexas Democrat 
Marcy Kaptur s1oOhio Democrat 
Carolyn Maloney s1oNew York Democrat/Liberal 
Betty McCollum s1aMinnesota Democrat 
Eleanor Holmes Norton s1oDistrict of Columbia Democrat 
Hilda Solis s1aCA Democratic Gubernatorial Challenger 
Lynn Woolsey s1oCalifornia Democrat (Retiring 2012) 

Republicans participating in 99-WC8

Shelley Moore Capito s1aWest Virginia Republican (Senate run 2014) 
Jo Ann Davis s1aVirginia Republican 
Melissa Hart s1aPennsylvania Republican 
Nancy Lee Johnson s1oConnecticut Republican 
Connie Morella s1oMaryland Republican 
Christopher Shays s1oConnecticut Republican (Unseated 2008) 

Independents participating in 99-WC8

Total recorded by OnTheIssues:

Democrats: 11
Republicans: 6
Independents: 0

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