H.R. 3128 (109th): Clarification of Federal Employment Protections Act

Jun 30, 2005 (109th Congress, 2005–2006)
Died (Reported by Committee)
Henry Waxman
Representative for California's 30th congressional district
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Nov 18, 2005
4 pages
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H.R. 2232 (110th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

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Last Action: May 09, 2007


This bill was introduced on September 15, 2005, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Introduced Jun 30, 2005
Referred to Committee Jun 30, 2005
Reported by Committee Sep 15, 2005
Full Title

To affirm that Federal employees are protected from discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and to repudiate any assertion to the contrary.


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37 cosponsors (33D, 4R) (show)

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11/18/2005--Reported to House without amendment.
Clarification of Federal Employment Protections Act - States that Congress, in order to dispel any public confusion, repudiates any assertion that federal employees are not protected from discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation.
Expresses the sense of the Congress that, in the absence of such prohibition, discrimination against federal employees and applicants for federal employment on the basis of sexual orientation is prohibited under current federal law.
Amends federal law to prohibit any federal employee who has authority to take, direct others to take, recommend, or approve any personnel action, from discriminating for or against any federal employee or applicant for federal employment on the basis of sexual orientation.

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