S. 2189 (112th): Protecting Older Workers Against Discrimination Act


Mar 13, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on March 13, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Thomas “Tom” Harkin

Senator from Iowa



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Last Updated: Mar 13, 2012
Length: 12 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to amend the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967 and other laws to clarify appropriate standards for Federal antidiscrimination and antiretaliation claims, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

3/13/2012--Introduced.Protecting Older Workers Against Discrimination Act - Amends the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967 to specify that an unlawful employment practice is established when the complaining party demonstrates ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Mar 13, 2012

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 2189”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


16 cosponsors (10D, 6R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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S. 1756 (111th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Oct 6, 2009

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