To prohibit discrimination on the basis of sex, gender identity, and sexual orientation, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Rhode Island's 1st congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: May 2, 2017
Length: 24 pages
115th Congress, 2017–2019
This bill was introduced on May 2, 2017, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
What legislators are saying
“Rep. Tulsi Gabbard Votes Against Bill that Undermines Civil Rights Protections for Americans with Disabilities”
— Rep. Tulsi Gabbard [D-HI2] (Co-sponsor) on Feb 15, 2018
Jul 23, 2015
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 3185 (114th).
May 2, 2017
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
May 17, 2019
Reintroduced Bill — Passed House (Senate next)
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 5.
H.R. 2282 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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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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Equality Act, H.R. 2282, 115th Cong. (2017).
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