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H.R. 653 (115th): Federal Intern Protection Act of 2017

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To amend title 5, United States Code, to protect unpaid interns in the Federal Government from workplace harassment and discrimination, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Elijah Cummings

Sponsor. Representative for Maryland's 7th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: May 18, 2017
Length: 3 pages
Introduced:

Jan 24, 2017
115th Congress, 2017–2019

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on May 17, 2017 but was never passed by the Senate.

History

Jan 24, 2017
 
Introduced

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Jan 31, 2017
 
Considered by House Committee on Oversight and Reform

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Feb 2, 2017
 
Considered by House Committee on Oversight and Reform

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Feb 14, 2017
 
Considered by House Committee on Oversight and Reform

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Mar 8, 2017
 
Ordered Reported

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Apr 4, 2017
 
Reported by House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform

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May 17, 2017
 
Passed House (Senate next)

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H.R. 653 (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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