Jul 28, 2015
Passed House on Jan 11, 2016
This bill passed in the House on January 11, 2016 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.
Representative for Maryland's 7th congressional district
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Last Updated: Sep 7, 2016
Length: 4 pages
32% chance of being enacted (details)
About the bill
To amend title 5, United States Code, to protect unpaid interns in the Federal Government from workplace harassment and discrimination, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Current law does not grant unpaid federal government interns certain protections that employees have. H.R. 3231 would expand employee protection against race, gender, age, and other forms of discrimination to include federal unpaid interns.
According to the House Republican bill explanation, the lack of intern protection has been a problem in the past. “In 1997, in O’Connor v ...
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Civic Impulse. (2016). H.R. 3231 — 114th Congress: Federal Intern Protection Act of 2016. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/114/hr3231
“H.R. 3231 — 114th Congress: Federal Intern Protection Act of 2016.” www.GovTrack.us. 2015. September 30, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/114/hr3231>
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