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H.R. 3229: Pregnancy Discrimination Amendment Act


The text of the bill below is as of May 13, 2021 (Introduced).


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117th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 3229

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

May 13, 2021

(for himself, Mr. Smucker, and Mr. Taylor) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Education and Labor

A BILL

To amend the Civil Rights Act of 1964 to provide protections against pregnancy discrimination in the workplace, and for other purposes.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Pregnancy Discrimination Amendment Act.

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Protections against pregnancy discrimination in the workplace

Section 701(k) of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (42 U.S.C. 2000e(k)) is amended in the first sentence, by striking as other persons not so affected but similar in their ability and inserting as any other applicants for employment with, or employees employed by, the same employer, in work that is performed under similar working conditions, who are not so affected but similar in their temporary ability.