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Pending Legislation That May Impact EEOC:

117th CONGRESS - LEGISLATIVE BILL LIST

AGE DISCRIMINATION

BILL NUMBER: H.R. 2062, S. 880:
Latest Title: The Protecting Older Workers Against Discrimination Act (POWADA)
Sponsor: Senator Robert Casey
Introduced: 02/14/2019
Last Action: Passed the House on June 23, 2021.
June 24, 2021 — Received in the Senate and referred to the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee. Congressional Record p. S4769, S4770 (All Actions)

 

EQUAL PAY

BILL NUMBER: H.R. 7, S. 205:
Latest Title:  Paycheck Fairness Act
Sponsor: Senator Patty Murray
Introduced: 02/03/2021
Last Action:  Feb. 3, 2021 — Read twice and referred to: Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions. Congressional Record p. S318 (All Actions).

 

EQUAL RIGHTS

BILL NUMBER: H.R. 1065, S. 1486:
Latest Title:  Pregnant Workers Fairness Act
Sponsor:  Senator Bob Casey
Introduced: 02/15/2021
Last Action: April 29, 2021 — Read twice and referred to: Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions. Congressional Record p. S2353 (All Actions).

BILL NUMBER: S. 2342:
Latest Title: Ending Forced Arbitration of Sexual Assault and Sexual Harassment
Sponsor: Senator Kristen Gillibrand
Introduced: 07/14/ 2021
Latest Action: Senate - 07/14/2021 Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.  (All Actions)

BILL NUMBER: H.R. 5309, S. 888:
Latest Title:  Creating a Respectful and Open World for Natural Hair Act (CROWN) Act
Sponsor:  Senator Corey A. Booker
Introduced: 03/22/2021
Last Action: March 22, 2021 — Read twice and referred to: Senate Judiciary. Congressional Record p. S1672. (All Actions).

BILL NUMBER: H.R. 5, S. 393:
Latest Title:  Equality Act
Sponsor:  Sen Jeff Merkley
Introduced: 02/23/2021
Last Action: Senate - 03/17/2021 - Committee on the Judiciary. Hearings held. (All Actions)

H.R. 1065:
Latest Title:  Pregnant Workers Fairness Act
Sponsor:  Rep. Jerrold Nadler
Introduced: 02/15/2021
Last Action: House - 03/24/2021 Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 30 - 17.  (All Actions)

 

CONGRESSIONAL OVERSIGHT

BILL NUMBER: H.J. Res 33, S.J. Res 13:
Latest Title:  Conciliation Rule- This resolution expresses congressional disapproval of the rule submitted by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) that revises the EEOC settlement process to provide employers with the factual and legal basis that the EEOC relied on to make a reasonable cause finding of a discriminatory practice.
Sponsor:  Sen. Patty Murray
Introduced: 03/23/2021
Last Action: June 30, 2021 — Signed by the president. Became Public Law No. 117-22. (All Actions)

 

FEDERAL EMPLOYEE

H.R. 1136:
Latest Title:  Federal Workforce Job Act
Sponsor: Rep. Alcee L. Hastings 
Introduced: 02/18/2021
Last Action:  Feb. 18, 2021 — Read twice and referred to: House Administration, House Judiciary, House Oversight and Reform. Congressional Record p. H532. (All Actions)

 

116th CONGRESS - LEGISLATIVE BILL LIST

AGE DISCRIMINATION

BILL NUMBER: S.485
Latest Title: The Protecting Older Workers Against Discrimination Act (POWADA)
Sponsor:  Sen. Robert P. Casey Jr
Introduced: 02/14/2019
Last Action: Senate - 02/14/2019 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.  (All Actions)