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H.R. 3992: POJA Act of 2021


The text of the bill below is as of Sep 23, 2021 (Reported by House Committee).


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Union Calendar No. 91

117th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 3992

[Report No. 117–127]

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

June 17, 2021

introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Education and Labor

September 23, 2021

Additional sponsors: Mr. Scott of Virginia, Ms. Wild, Mr. Jones, Mr. Grijalva, Mr. DeSaulnier, Mr. Sablan, Mrs. Hayes, Ms. Bonamici, Ms. Wilson of Florida, Ms. Lee of California, Mr. Rush, Mr. Beyer, Mr. García of Illinois, Ms. Norton, Mr. Bowman, Mr. Mfume, Ms. Jayapal, Ms. Speier, Mr. Danny K. Davis of Illinois, Ms. Waters, Ms. Adams, Mr. Cicilline, Ms. Matsui, Mr. Lawson of Florida, Mr. Green of Texas, Ms. Dean, Mr. Ruiz, Ms. Ross, Ms. Newman, Mr. Cárdenas, Mr. Gallego, Mr. Young, Ms. Pressley, Mr. Castro of Texas, Mr. Espaillat, Mr. Mrvan, Mr. Yarmuth, Mr. Costa, Mr. Evans, Mrs. Axne, Ms. Johnson of Texas, Mr. Norcross, Mr. Takano, Ms. Leger Fernandez, Mr. Morelle, Mr. Levin of Michigan, Mr. Courtney, Ms. Williams of Georgia, Mrs. Watson Coleman, Ms. Barragán, Mrs. McBath, Ms. Jackson Lee, Mr. Payne, Ms. McCollum, Ms. Tlaib, Ms. Lois Frankel of Florida, Ms. Roybal-Allard, Mr. Pocan, Mr. Larson of Connecticut, Mr. Soto, Mr. Allred, and Mr. Pappas


September 23, 2021

Reported with amendments, committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the State of the Union, and ordered to be printed

Strike out all after the enacting clause and insert the part printed in italic

For text of introduced bill, see copy of bill as introduced on June 17, 2021

A BILL

To amend the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967 to prohibit employers from limiting, segregating, or classifying applicants for employment.


1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Protect Older Job Applicants Act of 2021 or POJA Act of 2021.

2.

Prohibition against limiting, segregating, or classifying applicants for employment

Section 4(a)(2) of the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967 (29 U.S.C. 623(a)(2)) is amended—

(1)

by inserting or applicants for employment after employees, and

(2)

by inserting or as an applicant for employment after employee.

Amend the title so as to read: A bill to amend the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967 to prohibit employers from limiting, segregating, or classifying applicants for employment..

September 23, 2021

Reported with amendments, committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the State of the Union, and ordered to be printed