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HR 5

Title: Equality Act
Author: Rep. David Cicilline (D-RI)

Summary
...This bill prohibits discrimination based on sex, sexual orientation, and gender identity in areas including public accommodations and facilities, education, federal funding, employment, housing, credit, and the jury system. Specifically, the bill defines and includes sex, sexual orientation, and gender identity among the prohibited categories of discrimination or segregation.

The bill expands the definition of public accommodations to include places or establishments that provide (1) exhibitions, recreation, exercise, amusement, gatherings, or displays; (2) goods, services, or programs; and (3) transportation services.

The bill allows the Department of Justice to intervene in equal protection actions in federal court on account of sexual orientation or gender identity.

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Status
Introduced in House 02/18/2021
Introduced in House 02/18/2021
Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary, and in addition to the Committees on Education and Labor, Financial Services, Oversight and Reform, and House Administration, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned. 02/18/2021
Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary, and in addition to the Committees on Education and Labor, Financial Services, Oversight and Reform, and House Administration, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned. 02/18/2021
Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary, and in addition to the Committees on Education and Labor, Financial Services, Oversight and Reform, and House Administration, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned. 02/18/2021
Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary, and in addition to the Committees on Education and Labor, Financial Services, Oversight and Reform, and House Administration, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned. 02/18/2021
Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary, and in addition to the Committees on Education and Labor, Financial Services, Oversight and Reform, and House Administration, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned. 02/18/2021
Rules Committee Resolution H. Res. 147 Reported to House. Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 803 and H.R. 5. Rule provides for 1 hour of general debate on H.R. 803 and one motion to recommit. Rule provides for 90 minutes of general debate on H.R. 5 and one motion to recommit. 02/23/2021
Rule H. Res. 147 passed House. 02/24/2021
Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 147. (consideration: CR H633-661) 02/25/2021
Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 803 and H.R. 5. Rule provides for 1 hour of general debate on H.R. 803 and one motion to recommit. Rule provides for 90 minutes of general debate on H.R. 5 and one motion to recommit. 02/25/2021
DEBATE - The House proceeded with 90 minutes of debate on H.R. 5. 02/25/2021
The previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule. 02/25/2021
Passed/agreed to in House: On passage Passed by the Yeas and Nays: 224 - 206 (Roll no. 39).(text: CR H634-637) 02/25/2021
On passage Passed by the Yeas and Nays: 224 - 206 (Roll no. 39). (text: CR H634-637) 02/25/2021
Mr. Kildee moved to reconsider. 02/25/2021
Mr. Cicilline moved to table the motion to reconsider 02/25/2021
Table the motion to reconsider Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 211 - 195 (Roll no. 40). 02/25/2021
Received in the Senate. 03/01/2021
Read the first time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under Read the First Time. 03/02/2021
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 9. 03/02/2021
Committee on the Judiciary. Hearings held. 03/17/2021

Bill Text
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    Rep. David Cicilline (D-RI)
    U.S. Representative

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