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H.R. 135: Elijah E. Cummings Federal Employee Antidiscrimination Act of 2019

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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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Sponsor and status

Elijah Cummings

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

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Last Updated: Dec 16, 2019
Length: 24 pages
Introduced
Jan 3, 2019
116th Congress (2019–2021)
Status

Passed House (Senate next) on Jan 15, 2019

This bill passed in the House on January 15, 2019 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.

Prognosis
4% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)
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R Street Institute SpendingTracker.org estimates H.R. 135 will add $1 million in new spending through 2024.

History

Jan 3, 2019
 
Introduced

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Jan 15, 2019
 
Passed House (Senate next)

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Nov 6, 2019
 
Considered by Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs

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Dec 16, 2019
 
Reported by Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs

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H.R. 135 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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