A bill to establish a clear and comprehensive prohibition of discrimination on the basis of handicap.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
100th Congress (1987–1988)
This bill was introduced on April 29, 1988, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
Although this bill was not enacted, its provisions could have become law by being included in another bill. It is common for legislative text to be introduced concurrently in multiple bills (called companion bills), re-introduced in subsequent sessions of Congress in new bills, or added to larger bills (sometimes called omnibus bills).
Representative for California's 15th congressional district
124 Cosponsors (108 Democrats, 16 Republicans)
Apr 29, 1988
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May 22, 1990
Reintroduced Bill — Passed House (Senate next)
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 2273 (101st).
H.R. 4498 (100th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 4498. This is the one from the 100th Congress.
This bill was introduced in the 100th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 1987 to Oct 22, 1988. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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