Human Rights (Discrimination related)

TopicBill numbersort iconAuthorInterest positionBecame law
Healthy Families Act H.R. 1286 (113th) DeLauroSupportNo
To allow Americans to earn paid sick time so that they can address their own health needs and the health needs of their families. (by More
To allow Americans to earn paid sick time so that they can address their own health needs and the health needs of their families. (by CRS) Hide
Working Families Flexibility Act of 2013 H.R. 1406 (113th) RobyOpposeNo
To amend the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to provide compensatory time for employees in the private sector. (by CRS)
Tibetan Refugee Assistance Act of 2013 H.R. 15 (113th) GarciaSupportNo
To provide for comprehensive immigration reform and for other purposes. (by CRS)
Employment Non-Discrimination Act of 2013 H.R. 1755 (113th) PolisSupportNo
To prohibit employment discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity. (by CRS)
Agricultural Guestworker Act H.R. 1773 (113th) GoodlatteOpposeNo
To create a nonimmigrant H-2C work visa program for agricultural workers, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
Pregnant Workers Fairness Act H.R. 1975 (113th) NadlerSupportNo
To eliminate discrimination and promote women's health and economic security by ensuring reasonable workplace accommodations for workers whose ability to perform the functions of a job are… More
To eliminate discrimination and promote women's health and economic security by ensuring reasonable workplace accommodations for workers whose ability to perform the functions of a job are limited by pregnancy, childbirth, or a related medical condition. (by CRS) Hide
Protecting Older Workers Against Discrimination Act H.R. 2852 (113th) MillerSupportNo
To amend the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967 and other laws to clarify appropriate standards for Federal employment discrimination and retaliation claims, and for other purposes.… More
To amend the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967 and other laws to clarify appropriate standards for Federal employment discrimination and retaliation claims, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Family and Medical Insurance Leave Act of 2013 H.R. 3712 (113th) DeLauroSupportNo
To provide paid family and medical leave benefits to certain individuals, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
Paycheck Fairness Act H.R. 377 (113th) DeLauroSupportNo
To amend the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to provide more effective remedies to victims of discrimination in the payment of wages on the basis of sex, and for other purposes. (by More
To amend the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to provide more effective remedies to victims of discrimination in the payment of wages on the basis of sex, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
All Circuit Review Extension Act H.R. 4197 (113th) CummingsSupportNo
To amend title 5, United States Code, to extend the period of certain authority with respect to judicial review of Merit Systems Protection Board decisions relating to whistleblowers, and for other… More
To amend title 5, United States Code, to extend the period of certain authority with respect to judicial review of Merit Systems Protection Board decisions relating to whistleblowers, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2015 H.R. 4870 (113th) FrelinghuysenSupportNo
Making appropriations for the Department of Defense for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2015, and for other purposes. (by More
Making appropriations for the Department of Defense for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2015, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Equal Employment for All Act H.R. 645 (113th) CohenSupportNo
To amend the Fair Credit Reporting Act to prohibit the use of consumer credit checks against prospective and current employees for the purposes of making adverse employment decisions. (by… More
To amend the Fair Credit Reporting Act to prohibit the use of consumer credit checks against prospective and current employees for the purposes of making adverse employment decisions. (by CRS) Hide
Adult Education and Family Literacy Act S. 1356 (113th) MurraySplitNo
A bill to amend the Workforce Investment Act of 1998 to strengthen the United States workforce development system through innovation in, and alignment and improvement of, employment, training, and… More
A bill to amend the Workforce Investment Act of 1998 to strengthen the United States workforce development system through innovation in, and alignment and improvement of, employment, training, and education programs in the United States, and to promote individual and national economic growth, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
A Bill to Amend the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967 and Other Laws to Clarify Appropriate Standards for Federal Employment Discrimination and Retaliation Claims, and for Other Purposes. S. 1391 (113th) HarkinSupportNo
A bill to amend the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967 and other laws to clarify appropriate standards for Federal employment discrimination and retaliation claims, and for other purposes.… More
A bill to amend the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967 and other laws to clarify appropriate standards for Federal employment discrimination and retaliation claims, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Equal Employment for All Act of 2013 S. 1837 (113th) WarrenSupportNo
A bill to amend the Fair Credit Reporting Act to prohibit the use of consumer credit checks against prospective and current employees for the purposes of making adverse employment decisions.… More
A bill to amend the Fair Credit Reporting Act to prohibit the use of consumer credit checks against prospective and current employees for the purposes of making adverse employment decisions. (by CRS) Hide
Bipartisan Congressional Trade Priorities Act of 2014 S. 1900 (113th) BaucusOpposeNo
A bill to establish congressional trade negotiating objectives and enhanced consultation requirements for trade negotiations, to provide for consideration of trade agreements, and for other purposes.… More
A bill to establish congressional trade negotiating objectives and enhanced consultation requirements for trade negotiations, to provide for consideration of trade agreements, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Keeping All Students Safe Act S. 2036 (113th) HarkinSupportNo
A bill to protect all school children against harmful and life-threatening seclusion and restraint practices. (by CRS)
Fair Employment Protection Act of 2014 S. 2133 (113th) BaldwinSupportNo
A bill to amend title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and other statutes to clarify appropriate liability standards for Federal antidiscrimination claims. (by More
A bill to amend title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and other statutes to clarify appropriate liability standards for Federal antidiscrimination claims. (by CRS) Hide
Paycheck Fairness Act S. 2199 (113th) MikulskiSupportNo
A bill to amend the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to provide more effective remedies to victims of discrimination in the payment of wages on the basis of sex, and for other purposes. (by… More
A bill to amend the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to provide more effective remedies to victims of discrimination in the payment of wages on the basis of sex, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Schedules That Work Act S. 2642 (113th) HarkinSupportNo
A bill to permit employees to request changes to their work schedules without fear of retaliation, and to ensure that employers consider these requests; and to require employers to provide more… More
A bill to permit employees to request changes to their work schedules without fear of retaliation, and to ensure that employers consider these requests; and to require employers to provide more predictable and stable schedules for employees in certain growing low-wage occupations, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Healthy Families Act S. 631 (113th) HarkinSupportNo
A bill to allow Americans to earn paid sick time so that they can address their own health needs and the health needs of their families. (by More
A bill to allow Americans to earn paid sick time so that they can address their own health needs and the health needs of their families. (by CRS) Hide
Tibetan Refugee Assistance Act of 2013 S. 744 (113th) SchumerSplitNo
A bill to provide for comprehensive immigration reform and for other purposes. (by CRS)
Employment Non-Discrimination Act of 2013 S. 815 (113th) MerkleyOpposeNo
A bill to prohibit employment discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity. (by CRS)
Paycheck Fairness Act S. 84 (113th) MikulskiSupportNo
A bill to amend the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to provide more effective remedies to victims of discrimination in the payment of wages on the basis of sex, and for other purposes. (by… More
A bill to amend the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to provide more effective remedies to victims of discrimination in the payment of wages on the basis of sex, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Employment Non-Discrimination Act H.R. 1397 (112th) FrankSupportNo
To prohibit employment discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity. (by CRS)
Protecting America's Workers Act H.R. 190 (112th) WoolseySupportNo
To amend the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 to expand coverage under the Act, to increase protections for whistleblowers, to increase penalties for high gravity violations, to adjust… More
To amend the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 to expand coverage under the Act, to increase protections for whistleblowers, to increase penalties for high gravity violations, to adjust penalties for inflation, to provide rights for victims or their family members, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Whistleblower Improvement Act of 2011 H.R. 2483 (112th) GrimmOpposeNo
To amend the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 and the Commodity Exchange Act to modify certain provisions relating to whistleblower incentives and protection. (by More
To amend the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 and the Commodity Exchange Act to modify certain provisions relating to whistleblower incentives and protection. (by CRS) Hide
Breastfeeding Promotion Act of 2011 H.R. 2758 (112th) MaloneySupportNo
To amend the Civil Rights Act of 1964 to protect breastfeeding by new mothers and to provide for reasonable break time for nursing mothers. (by More
To amend the Civil Rights Act of 1964 to protect breastfeeding by new mothers and to provide for reasonable break time for nursing mothers. (by CRS) Hide
Platts-Van Hollen Whistleblower Protection Enhancement Act of 2011 H.R. 3289 (112th) IssaSupportNo
To amend title 5, United States Code, to provide clarification relating to disclosures of information protected from prohibited personnel practices; to require a statement in nondisclosure policies,… More
To amend title 5, United States Code, to provide clarification relating to disclosures of information protected from prohibited personnel practices; to require a statement in nondisclosure policies, forms, and agreements that such policies, forms, and agreements are in conformance with certain protections; to provide certain additional authorities to the Office of Special Counsel; and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
MAP-21 H.R. 4348 (112th) MicaOpposeYes
Amended during conference: "An act to authorize funds for Federal-aid highways, highway safety programs, and transit programs, and for other purposes." (by More
Amended during conference: "An act to authorize funds for Federal-aid highways, highway safety programs, and transit programs, and for other purposes." (by CRS) Hide
Social Networking Online Protection Act H.R. 5050 (112th) EngelSupportNo
To prohibit employers and certain other entities from requiring or requesting that employees and certain other individuals provide a user name, password, or other means for accessing a personal… More
To prohibit employers and certain other entities from requiring or requesting that employees and certain other individuals provide a user name, password, or other means for accessing a personal account on any social networking website. (by CRS) Hide
Equal Employment Opportunity Restoration Act of 2012 H.R. 5978 (112th) DeLauroSupportNo
To restore the effective use of group actions for claims arising under title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, title V of the Rehabilitation… More
To restore the effective use of group actions for claims arising under title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, title V of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, section 1977 of the Revised Statutes, and the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2008, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Department of Peace Act of 2011 H.R. 808 (112th) KucinichSupportNo
To establish a Department of Peace. (by CRS)
Stop Outsourcing Security Act S. 1428 (112th) SandersSupportNo
A bill to phase out the use of private military contractors. (by CRS)
Breastfeeding Promotion Act of 2011 S. 1463 (112th) MerkleySupportNo
A bill to amend the Civil Rights Act of 1964 to protect breastfeeding by new mothers and to provide for reasonable break time for nursing mothers. (by More
A bill to amend the Civil Rights Act of 1964 to protect breastfeeding by new mothers and to provide for reasonable break time for nursing mothers. (by CRS) Hide
American Jobs Act of 2011 S. 1549 (112th) ReidSupportNo
A bill to provide tax relief for American workers and businesses, to put workers back on the job while rebuilding and modernizing America, and to provide pathways back to work for Americans looking… More
A bill to provide tax relief for American workers and businesses, to put workers back on the job while rebuilding and modernizing America, and to provide pathways back to work for Americans looking for jobs. (by CRS) Hide
American Jobs Act of 2011 S. 1660 (112th) ReidSupportNo
A bill to provide tax relief for American workers and businesses, to put workers back on the job while rebuilding and modernizing America, and to provide pathways back to work for Americans looking… More
A bill to provide tax relief for American workers and businesses, to put workers back on the job while rebuilding and modernizing America, and to provide pathways back to work for Americans looking for jobs. (by CRS) Hide
MAP-21 S. 1813 (112th) BoxerSupportNo
A bill to reauthorize Federal-aid highway and highway safety construction programs, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
Paycheck Fairness Act S. 3220 (112th) MikulskiSupportNo
A bill to amend the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to provide more effective remedies to victims of discrimination in the payment of wages on the basis of sex, and for other purposes. (by… More
A bill to amend the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to provide more effective remedies to victims of discrimination in the payment of wages on the basis of sex, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2013 S. 3254 (112th) LevinOpposeNo
An original bill to authorize appropriations for fiscal year 2013 for military activities of the Department of Defense, for military construction, and for defense activities of the Department of… More
An original bill to authorize appropriations for fiscal year 2013 for military activities of the Department of Defense, for military construction, and for defense activities of the Department of Energy, to prescribe military personnel strengths for such fiscal year, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Equal Employment Opportunity Restoration Act of 2012 S. 3317 (112th) FrankenSupportNo
A bill to restore the effective use of group actions for claims arising under title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, title V of the… More
A bill to restore the effective use of group actions for claims arising under title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, title V of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, section 1977 of the Revised Statutes, and the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2008, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Tyler Clementi Higher Education Anti-Harassment Act of 2011 S. 540 (112th) LautenbergSupportNo
A bill to prevent harassment at institutions of higher education, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
Whistleblower Protection Enhancement Act of 2012 S. 743 (112th) AkakaSupportYes
A bill to amend chapter 23 of title 5, United States Code, to clarify the disclosures of information protected from prohibited personnel practices, require a statement in nondisclosure policies,… More
A bill to amend chapter 23 of title 5, United States Code, to clarify the disclosures of information protected from prohibited personnel practices, require a statement in nondisclosure policies, forms, and agreements that such policies, forms, and agreements conform with certain disclosure protections, provide certain authority for the Special Counsel, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Employment Non-Discrimination Act of 2011 S. 811 (112th) MerkleySupportNo
A bill to prohibit employment discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity. (by CRS)
Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act of 2009 H.R. 11 (111th) MillerSupportNo
To amend title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967, and to modify the operation of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and the… More
To amend title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967, and to modify the operation of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, to clarify that a discriminatory compensation decision or other practice that is unlawful under such Acts occurs each time compensation is paid pursuant to the discriminatory compensation decision or other practice, to amend the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to provide more effective remedies to victims of discrimination in the payment of wages on the basis of sex, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Paycheck Fairness Act H.R. 12 (111th) DeLauroSupportNo
To amend the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to provide more effective remedies to victims of discrimination in the payment of wages on the basis of sex, and for other purposes. (by More
To amend the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to provide more effective remedies to victims of discrimination in the payment of wages on the basis of sex, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Whistleblower Protection Enhancement Act of 2009 H.R. 1507 (111th) Van HollenSupportNo
To amend chapter 23 of title 5, United States Code, relating to disclosures of information protected from prohibited personnel practices, and for other purposes. (by More
To amend chapter 23 of title 5, United States Code, relating to disclosures of information protected from prohibited personnel practices, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Safe Schools Improvement Act of 2009 H.R. 2262 (111th) SánchezSupportNo
To amend the Safe and Drug-Free Schools and Communities Act to include bullying and harassment prevention programs. (by CRS)
Hiring Incentives to Restore Employment Act H.R. 2847 (111th) MollohanSupportYes
Making appropriations for the Departments of Commerce and Justice, and Science, and Related Agencies for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2010, and for other purposes. (by More
Making appropriations for the Departments of Commerce and Justice, and Science, and Related Agencies for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2010, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Employment Non-Discrimination Act of 2009 H.R. 2981 (111th) FrankSupportNo
To prohibit employment discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity. (by CRS)
Employment Non-Discrimination Act of 2009 H.R. 3017 (111th) FrankSupportNo
To prohibit employment discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity. (by CRS)
Equal Employment for All Act H.R. 3149 (111th) CohenSupportNo
To amend the Fair Credit Reporting Act to prohibit the use of consumer credit checks against prospective and current employees for the purposes of making adverse employment decisions. (by… More
To amend the Fair Credit Reporting Act to prohibit the use of consumer credit checks against prospective and current employees for the purposes of making adverse employment decisions. (by CRS) Hide
Veterans, Women, Families with Children, and Persons With Disabilities Housing Fairness Act of 2010 H.R. 476 (111th) GreenSupportNo
To authorize funds to prevent housing discrimination through the use of nationwide testing, to increase funds for the Fair Housing Initiatives Program, and for other purposes. (by More
To authorize funds to prevent housing discrimination through the use of nationwide testing, to increase funds for the Fair Housing Initiatives Program, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Robert C. Byrd Miner Safety and Health Act of 2010 H.R. 5663 (111th) MillerSupportNo
To improve compliance with mine and occupational safety and health laws, empower workers to raise safety concerns, prevent future mine and other workplace tragedies, establish rights of families of… More
To improve compliance with mine and occupational safety and health laws, empower workers to raise safety concerns, prevent future mine and other workplace tragedies, establish rights of families of victims of workplace accidents, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Department of Peace Act H.R. 808 (111th) KucinichSupportNo
To establish a Department of Peace. (by CRS)
Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act of 2009 S. 181 (111th) MikulskiSupportYes
A bill to amend title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967, and to modify the operation of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and the… More
A bill to amend title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967, and to modify the operation of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, to clarify that a discriminatory compensation decision or other practice that is unlawful under such Acts occurs each time compensation is paid pursuant to the discriminatory compensation decision or other practice, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Paycheck Fairness Act S. 3772 (111th) ReidSupportNo
A bill to amend the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to provide more effective remedies to victims of discrimination in the payment of wages on the basis of sex, and for other purposes. (by… More
A bill to amend the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to provide more effective remedies to victims of discrimination in the payment of wages on the basis of sex, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act of 2007 H.R. 2831 (110th) MillerSupportNo
To amend title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967, the Americans With Disabilities Act of 1990, and the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 to clarify that a… More
To amend title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967, the Americans With Disabilities Act of 1990, and the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 to clarify that a discriminatory compensation decision or other practice that is unlawful under such Acts occurs each time compensation is paid pursuant to the discriminatory compensation decision or other practice, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Fair Pay Restoration Act S. 1843 (110th) KennedySupportNo
A bill to amend title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967 to clarify that an unlawful practice occurs each time compensation is paid pursuant to a… More
A bill to amend title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967 to clarify that an unlawful practice occurs each time compensation is paid pursuant to a discriminatory compensation decision or other practice, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide