New Cosponsor — Oct 2, 2012
New Cosponsor: Rep. Karen Bass [D-CA37]
The bill now has 171 cosponsors (166 Democrats, 5 Republicans).
Apr 6, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013
This bill was introduced on April 6, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Massachusetts's 4th congressional district
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Last Updated: Apr 6, 2011
Length: 21 pages
To prohibit employment discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity.
4/6/2011--Introduced.Employment Non-Discrimination Act - Prohibits employment discrimination on the basis of actual or perceived sexual orientation or gender identity by covered entities (employers, employment agencies, labor organizations, or joint labor-management ... Read more >
The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.
This is the first step in the legislative process.
This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 1397”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.
There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 1397 — 112th Congress: Employment Non-Discrimination Act. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/hr1397
“H.R. 1397 — 112th Congress: Employment Non-Discrimination Act.” www.GovTrack.us. 2011. November 27, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/hr1397>
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