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H.R. 702: Federal Employee Antidiscrimination Act of 2017

To amend the Notification and Federal Employee Antidiscrimination and Retaliation Act of 2002 to strengthen Federal antidiscrimination laws enforced by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and expand accountability within the Federal Government, and for other purposes.

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Overview

Introduced:

Jan 27, 2017

Status:

Passed House (Senate next) on Jul 11, 2017

This bill passed in the House on July 11, 2017 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.

Sponsor:

Elijah Cummings

Representative for Maryland's 7th congressional district

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Jul 12, 2017
Length: 12 pages

Prognosis:

41% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

History

Jan 27, 2017
 
Introduced

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

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Feb 2, 2017
 
Ordered Reported

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

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Jul 7, 2017
 
On House Schedule

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Jul 11, 2017
 
Passed House (Senate next)

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Pending
 
Passed Senate

Pending
 
Signed by the President

H.R. 702 is 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.

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