H.R. 5647 (112th): Pregnant Workers Fairness Act

Introduced:

May 8, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on May 8, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Jerrold Nadler

Representative for New York's 8th congressional district

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: May 8, 2012
Length: 13 pages

See Instead:

S. 3565 (same title)
Referred to Committee — Sep 19, 2012

About the bill

Full Title

To eliminate discrimination and promote women's health and economic security by ensuring reasonable workplace accommodations for workers whose ability to perform the functions of a job are limited by pregnancy, childbirth, or a related medical condition.

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Related Bills

Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.

H.R. 1975 (113th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: May 14, 2013

S. 3565 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Sep 19, 2012

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The “H.R.” in “H.R. 5647” means this is a House of Representatives 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.

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History

Introduced
May 8, 2012

Details

Cosponsors
112 cosponsors (112D) (show)
Votes

There have been no votes related to this bill.

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