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H.R. 4023 (117th): District of Columbia Non-Discrimination Home Rule Act of 2021

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To amend the Religious Freedom Restoration Act of 1993 to eliminate the applicability of such Act to the District of Columbia.

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Sponsor and status

Eleanor Holmes Norton

Sponsor. Representative for the District of Columbia. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Jun 21, 2021
Length: 2 pages
Jun 21, 2021
117th Congress (2021–2023)
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on June 21, 2021, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.

Although this bill was not enacted, its provisions could have become law by being included in another bill. It is common for legislative text to be introduced concurrently in multiple bills (called companion bills), re-introduced in subsequent sessions of Congress in new bills, or added to larger bills (sometimes called omnibus bills).


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What legislators are saying

Norton Highlights Her Free & Equal D.C. Series of Bills
    — Rep. Eleanor Holmes Norton [D-DC] (Sponsor) on Feb 14, 2022

Norton Introduces Bill to Make D.C. Eligible for Two Transportation Programs
    — Rep. Eleanor Holmes Norton [D-DC] (Sponsor) on Dec 7, 2021

Norton to Introduce Legislation to Repeal Government Accountability Offices Authority Over D.C.
    — Rep. Eleanor Holmes Norton [D-DC] (Sponsor) on Nov 29, 2021

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Jun 21, 2021

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

H.R. 4023 (117th) 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. 4023. This is the one from the 117th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 117th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2021 to Jan 3, 2023. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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