H.R.4376 - Freedom from Discrimination in Credit Act of 2009111th Congress (2009-2010)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Israel, Steve [D-NY-2] (Introduced 12/16/2009)|
|Committees:||House - Financial Services|
|Latest Action:||House - 12/16/2009 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.4376 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (12/16/2009)
Freedom from Discrimination in Credit Act of 2009 - Amends the Equal Credit Opportunity Act to prohibit discrimination on account of sexual orientation or gender identity when extending credit.
Defines: (1) "gender identity" as the gender-related identity, appearance, or mannerisms or other gender-related characteristics of an individual with or without regard to the individual's designated sex at birth; (2) "person" as a natural person, corporation, government or governmental subdivision or agency, trust, estate, partnership, cooperative, or association; and (3) "sexual orientation" as homosexuality, heterosexuality, or bisexuality.