S.1345 - Clarification of Federal Employment Protections Act110th Congress (2007-2008)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Akaka, Daniel K. [D-HI] (Introduced 05/09/2007)|
|Committees:||Senate - Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 06/06/2007 Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs referred to Subcommittee on Oversight of Government Management, the Federal Workforce, and the District of Columbia. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.1345 — 110th Congress (2007-2008)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (05/09/2007)
Clarification of Federal Employment Protections Act - Repudiates, in order to dispel any public confusion, any assertion that federal employees are not protected from discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation.
Prohibits any federal employee who has authority to take, direct others to take, recommend, or approve any personnel action, from discriminating for or against any federal employee or applicant for federal employment on the basis of sexual orientation. Affirms that, in the absence of such prohibition, discrimination against federal employees and applicants for federal employment on the basis of sexual orientation is already prohibited under current law.