S. 3686 (112th): Workplace Religious Freedom Act of 2013


Dec 17, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on December 17, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


John Kerry

Senator from Massachusetts



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Last Updated: Dec 17, 2012
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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)

Workplace Religious Freedom Act of 2013 - Amends provisions of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 related to equal employment opportunities to include in the term "religion" all aspects of ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Dec 17, 2012

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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 3686”). 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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S. 4046 (111th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Dec 17, 2010

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