skip to main content

H.R. 1230 (116th): Protecting Older Workers Against Discrimination Act

Call or Write Congress

To amend the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967 and other laws to clarify appropriate standards for Federal employment discrimination and retaliation claims, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Robert “Bobby” Scott

Sponsor. Representative for Virginia's 3rd congressional district. Democrat.

Read Text »
Last Updated: Jan 16, 2020
Length: 11 pages
Introduced
Feb 14, 2019
116th Congress (2019–2021)
Status
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on January 15, 2020 but was never passed by the Senate.

Cosponsors

91 Cosponsors (80 Democrats, 11 Republicans)

Source

Position statements

Statement of Administration Policy

President Donald Trump [R, 2017-2021]: H.R. 1230 – Protecting Older Workers Against Discrimination Act. (Jan 13, 2020)

What legislators are saying

Chairman Scott Praises Passage of Bipartisan Legislation to Protect Older Workers Against Age Discrimination
    — Rep. Robert “Bobby” Scott [D-VA3] (Sponsor) on Jan 15, 2020

<span class='\"kicker\"'>Smith a Cosponsor of the Bill to Protect Older Workers</span>Legislation to Combat Age Discrimination Passes House
    — Rep. Christopher “Chris” Smith [R-NJ4] (Co-sponsor) on Jan 15, 2020

Bill Flores Discusses the Latest from Washington
    — Rep. Bill Flores [R-TX17, 2011-2020] on Jan 24, 2020

More statements at ProPublica Represent...

What stakeholders are saying

R Street Institute SpendingTracker.org estimates H.R. 1230 will add $10 million in new spending through 2024.

History

Feb 14, 2019
 
Introduced

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

Jun 11, 2019
 
Ordered Reported

A committee has voted to issue a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

Jan 9, 2020
 
Reported by House Committee on Education and Labor

A committee issued a report on the bill, which often provides helpful explanatory background on the issue addressed by the bill and the bill's intentions.

Jan 15, 2020
 
Passed House (Senate next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

H.R. 1230 (116th) 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.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 1230. This is the one from the 116th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 116th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2019 to Jan 3, 2021. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

How to cite this information.

We recommend the following MLA-formatted citation when using the information you see here in academic work:

“H.R. 1230 — 116th Congress: Protecting Older Workers Against Discrimination Act.” www.GovTrack.us. 2019. June 19, 2021 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/116/hr1230>

Where is this information from?

GovTrack automatically collects legislative information from a variety of governmental and non-governmental sources. This page is sourced primarily from Congress.gov, the official portal of the United States Congress. Congress.gov is generally updated one day after events occur, and so legislative activity shown here may be one day behind. Data via the congress project.