Summary: H.R.309 — 104th Congress (1995-1996)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (01/04/1995)

Equity for Congress Act - Makes applicable to the Congress the following Federal laws: (1) with respect to employment, title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967, the National Labor Relations Act, sections 1977 and 1977A of the Revised Statutes, the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938, the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970, and the Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993; (2) with respect to conduct regarding matters other than employment, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990; and (3) with respect to information in its possession, the Privacy Act of 1974; and (4) specified provisions of Federal law relating to independent counsel.

Amends the Standing Rules of the Senate and the Rules of the House of Representatives to require a three-fifths vote in each House before it considers legislation that creates a requirement of general applicability but exempts the Congress from such provisions.