S. 2319 (96th): Affirmative Action Program Improvements Act of 1980


Feb 20, 1980
96th Congress, 1979–1980

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on February 20, 1980, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Richard Schweiker

Senator from Pennsylvania


About the bill

Full Title

A bill to improve the administration of the affirmative action employment program for government contractors by exempting contractors without appreciable employment opportunities and by eliminating unnecessary requirements and paperwork.

Summary (CRS)

2/20/1980--Introduced.Affirmative Action Program Improvements Act of 1980 - Amends the Civil Rights Act of 1964 to exempt contractors or subcontractors who employed and will employ five or fewer employees at ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Feb 20, 1980

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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 2319”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


2 cosponsors (2R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

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