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H.R. 1447 (115th): Fair and Equal Housing Act of 2017

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To extend the protections of the Fair Housing Act to persons suffering discrimination on the basis of sex or sexual orientation, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Scott Taylor

Sponsor. Representative for Virginia's 2nd congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Mar 9, 2017
Length: 3 pages
Introduced
Mar 9, 2017
115th Congress, 2017–2019
Status
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on March 9, 2017, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

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Congressmen Scott Taylor and Brad Schneider Introduce Bipartisan Legislation Extending Housing Protections for LGBTQ Citizens
    — Rep. Scott Taylor [R-VA2, 2017-2018] (Sponsor) on Mar 9, 2017

Reps. Brad Schneider and Scott Taylor Introduce Bipartisan Legislation Extending Housing Protections for LGBTQ Citizens
    — Rep. Bradley Schneider [D-IL10] (Co-sponsor) on Mar 10, 2017

DeSaulnier Bills to Improve Local Water Infrastructure & Honor Local Civil Servant Pass the House
    — Rep. Mark DeSaulnier [D-CA11] (Co-sponsor) on Sep 17, 2018

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History

Mar 9, 2017
 
Introduced

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H.R. 1447 (115th) 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.

This bill was introduced in the 115th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2017 to Jan 3, 2019. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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