Text: H.R.646 — 113th Congress (2013-2014)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (02/13/2013)


113th CONGRESS
1st Session
H. R. 646


To amend title 11 of the United States Code to provide additional protections for debtors from discrimination by private employers, and for other purposes.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

February 13, 2013

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


A BILL

To amend title 11 of the United States Code to provide additional protections for debtors from discrimination by private employers, 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. Short title.

This Act may be cited as the “Bankruptcy Nondiscrimination Enhancement Act of 2013”.

SEC. 2. Amendments.

Section 525(b) of title 11 of the United States Code is amended—

(1) by inserting “deny employment to,” after “may”, and

(2) by striking “solely”.

SEC. 3. Effective date; application of amendments.

(a) Effective date.—Except as provided in subsection (b), this Act and the amendments made by this Act shall take effect on the date of the enactment of this Act.

(b) Application of amendments.—The amendments made by this Act shall apply only with respect to cases commenced under title 11 of the United States Code on or after the date of the enactment of this Act.