New Cosponsor — Oct 2, 2012
New Cosponsor: Rep. Karen Bass [D-CA37]
The bill now has 171 cosponsors (166 Democrats, 5 Republicans).
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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.
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. (2016). 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. February 12, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/hr1397>
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