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S. 2829: Mind Your Own Business Act of 2021

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If this passes, going woke could make those companies go broke.

Context

In recent years, but never more so than in 2020–21, many corporations have publicly opposed or spoken out on current political or social issues not specifically related to their business interests — lately almost always against the Republican or conservative side. Republicans derisively call this approach “going woke.”

In 2021 for example, Atlanta-based companies Coca-Cola, Delta Air Lines, and Home Depot publicly opposed their home state Georgia’s new voting and elections law, enacted by Republicans on a party-line vote. Dozens of other major corporations also publicly joined the chorus, including Amazon, Facebook, Ford, GM, JetBlue, Levi Strauss, Lyft, MasterCard, Microsoft, Netflix, Paypal, Peloton, Pinterest, Reddit, Starbucks, Target, Twitter, United Airlines, and ViacomCBS.

And while it’s not legislation, …

Sponsor and status

Marco Rubio

Sponsor. Senior Senator for Florida. Republican.

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Last Updated: Sep 23, 2021
Length: 21 pages
Introduced
Sep 23, 2021
117th Congress (2021–2023)
Status

Introduced on Sep 23, 2021

This bill is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on September 23, 2021. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.

Other activity may have occurred on another bill with identical or similar provisions.

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2% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)
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History

Sep 23, 2021
 
Introduced

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S. 2829 is 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 S. 2829. This is the one from the 117th Congress.

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