Summary: To amend chapter 2205 of title 36, United States Code, to ensure pay equity for amateur athletes, and for other purposes. Cosponsors (Somewhat Bipartisan)
ANGIE CRAIG’S POSITION: Representative Craig cosponsored the bill on 7/22/19.
STATUS: Introduced 7/19/19 by Rep. Frankel, Lois [D-FL-21].
INFORMATION RELATED TO THE BILL:
- “All women athletes, including champions of the women’s soccer team, deserve equal pay now,” said Rep. Frankel, Co-Chair of the Democratic Women’s Caucus. “With this bill, we will stamp out inequity, so the only thing left to fight for are world titles and Olympic gold medals.” (Source: Rep. Frankel, Press Release, 7/19/19)