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H.R. 1755 (113th): Employment Non-Discrimination Act of 2013

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To prohibit employment discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity.

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Sponsor and status

Jared Polis

Sponsor. Representative for Colorado's 2nd congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Apr 25, 2013
Length: 20 pages
Apr 25, 2013
113th Congress (2013–2015)
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on April 25, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.

Although this bill was not enacted, its provisions could have become law by being included in another bill. It is common for legislative text to be introduced concurrently in multiple bills (called companion bills), re-introduced in subsequent sessions of Congress in new bills, or added to larger bills (sometimes called omnibus bills).


206 Cosponsors (198 Democrats, 8 Republicans)

See Instead

S. 815 (same title)
Passed Senate (House next) — Nov 7, 2013


Position statements

What legislators are saying

Foster Commends Executive Order Banning Discrimination
    — Rep. Bill Foster [D-IL11] (Co-sponsor) on Jun 17, 2014

Maloney, Sinema Lead Bipartisan Letter Demanding Speaker Boehner to Bring ENDA to Floor
    — Rep. Sean Maloney [D-NY18, 2013-2022] (Co-sponsor) on Dec 4, 2013

Casey Calls on Speak Boehner to Bring Bipartisan ENDA Bill Up for Vote on House Floor
    — Sen. Robert “Bob” Casey [D-PA] on Nov 12, 2013

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Apr 25, 2013

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

H.R. 1755 (113th) was a 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.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 1755. This is the one from the 113th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2013 to Jan 2, 2015. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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