H.R.1488 - Freedom from Discrimination in Credit Act of 2011112th Congress (2011-2012)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Israel, Steve [D-NY-2] (Introduced 04/12/2011)|
|Committees:||House - Financial Services|
|Latest Action:||05/02/2011 Referred to the Subcommittee on Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.1488 — 112th Congress (2011-2012)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (04/12/2011)
Freedom from Discrimination in Credit Act of 2011 - 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.