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. Davis, an ... Continue reading »
Jul 28, 2015
114th Congress, 2015–2017
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on January 11, 2016 but was never passed by the Senate.
Representative for Maryland's 7th congressional district
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Last Updated: Sep 7, 2016
Length: 4 pages
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H.R. 3231 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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