S. 3628 (110th): Workplace Religious Freedom Act of 2008


Sep 26, 2008
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on September 26, 2008, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


John Kerry

Senator from Massachusetts



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About the bill

Full Title

A bill to amend title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 to establish provisions with respect to religious accommodations in employment, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

9/26/2008--Introduced.Workplace Religious Freedom Act of 2008 - Amends the Civil Rights Act of 1964 to provide that the practice of wearing religious clothing or a religious hairstyle, or of taking ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Sep 26, 2008

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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 3628”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


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Related Bills

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S. 2572 (107th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: May 23, 2002

S. 4046 (111th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Dec 17, 2010

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