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H.R. 4972 (115th): Protecting Independent Contractors from Discrimination Act of 2018

To amend the title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967, the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2008 to require that individuals who perform work for employers as independent contractors be treated as employees.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Eleanor Norton

Sponsor. Representative for the District of Columbia. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Feb 7, 2018
Length: 3 pages
Introduced:

Feb 7, 2018
115th Congress, 2017–2019

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on February 7, 2018, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

History

Feb 7, 2018
 
Introduced

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H.R. 4972 (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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