Text: H.R.6440 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Bill Information (Except Text)

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111th CONGRESS
2d Session
H. R. 6440

To amend the Fair Housing Act to provide an exemption for any person seeking to enter into a shared living arrangement with a person sharing similar religious opinions or religious beliefs, and for other purposes.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
November 18, 2010

Mr. Hoekstra introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary


A BILL

To amend the Fair Housing Act to provide an exemption for any person seeking to enter into a shared living arrangement with a person sharing similar religious opinions or religious beliefs, 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. Amendment to provide shared living exemption.

Section 807 of the Fair Housing Act (42 U.S.C. 3607) is amended by adding at the end the following:

“(c) Section 804(c) shall not apply to any notice, statement, or advertisement that indicates a preference by any person to enter into a shared living arrangement with a person sharing similar religious opinions or religious beliefs.

“(d) For purposes of this section, the term ‘shared living arrangement’ means an agreement in which the occupants of a dwelling share living space within the dwelling.”.