H.R.3975 - Equal Remedies Act of 1991102nd Congress (1991-1992)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Kennelly, Barbara B. [D-CT-1] (Introduced 11/26/1991)|
|Committees:||House - Education and Labor; Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||House - 12/10/1991 Referred to the Subcommittee on Civil and Constitutional Rights. (All Actions)|
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Text: H.R.3975 — 102nd Congress (1991-1992)All Information (Except Text)
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HR 3975 IH 102d CONGRESS 1st Session H. R. 3975 To amend section 1977A of the Revised Statutes to equalize the remedies available to all victims of intentional employment discrimination, and for other purposes. IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES November 26, 1991 Mrs. KENNELLY (for herself, Mr. LEWIS of Georgia, Mr. FORD of Michigan, Mr. EDWARDS of California, Mrs. SCHROEDER, Mrs. MINK, Ms. OAKAR, Ms. NORTON, Mrs. MORELLA, Mr. ROYBAL, Mr. ATKINS, Mr. AUCOIN, Mr. CAMPBELL of Colorado, Mr. MOODY, Mr. ACKERMAN, Mr. PANETTA, Mr. EVANS, Mr. STUDDS, Mr. ESPY, Mr. HAYES of Illinois, Mr. SERRANO, Mr. LEHMAN of Florida, Mr. TOWNS, Mr. HOCHBRUECKNER, Mr. MATSUI, Mr. MARTINEZ, Mr. COLEMAN of Texas, Mr. WHEAT, Mr. MCDERMOTT, Mr. DEFAZIO, Mr. NOWAK, Mr. STARK, Mrs. UNSOELD, Mr. JONTZ, Mr. DIXON, Mr. FRANK of Massachusetts, Ms. PELOSI, Mr. GREEN of New York, Mr. BERMAN, Mr. RICHARDSON, Mr. MILLER of California, Mr. SANDERS, Mr. NEAL of Massachusetts, Mr. MFUME, Mrs. BOXER, and Mr. MINETA) introduced the following bill; which was referred jointly to the Committees on the Judiciary and Education and Labor A BILL To amend section 1977A of the Revised Statutes to equalize the remedies available to all victims of intentional employment discrimination, and for other purposes. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE. This Act may be cited as the `Equal Remedies Act of 1991'. SEC. 2. EQUALIZATION OF REMEDIES. Section 1977A of the Revised Statutes, as added by section 102 of the Civil Rights Act of 1991, is amended-- (1) in subsection (b)-- (A) by striking paragraph (3), and (B) by redesignating paragraph (4) as paragraph (3), and (2) in subsection (c) by striking `section--' and all that follows through the period, and inserting `section, any party may demand a jury trial.'.