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H.R. 4176 (117th): LGBTQI+ Data Inclusion Act

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To improve Federal populations surveys by requiring the collection of voluntary, self-disclosed information on sexual orientation, gender identity, and variations in sex characteristics in certain surveys, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Raúl Grijalva

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

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Last Updated: Jul 11, 2022
Length: 7 pages
Jun 25, 2021
117th Congress (2021–2023)
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on June 23, 2022 but was never passed by the Senate.

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).


128 Cosponsors (128 Democrats)


Position statements

Statement of Administration Policy

President Joseph Biden [D]: H.R. 4176 – LGBTQI+ Data Inclusion Act (Jun 21, 2022)

What legislators are saying

Equality Caucus Commends President Biden for Executive Order on Advancing LGBTQI+ Equality
    — Rep. David Cicilline [D-RI1] (Co-sponsor) on Jun 15, 2022

Rep. Hank Johnson on Airport Noise in African American Community
    — Rep. Henry C. “Hank” Johnson [D-GA4] (Co-sponsor) on Jul 11, 2022

Burgess Manages Rule Debate on House Floor
    — Rep. Michael Burgess [R-TX26] on Jun 22, 2022

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Jun 25, 2021

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Jun 14, 2022
Ordered Reported

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Jun 14, 2022
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Preprint (Rule).

Jun 21, 2022
Reported by House Committee on Oversight and Reform

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Jun 23, 2022
Passed House (Senate next)

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

H.R. 4176 (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. 4176. 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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