H.Res.678 - Providing for the consideration of the bill (S. 815) to prohibit employment discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity.113th Congress (2013-2014)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Polis, Jared [D-CO-2] (Introduced 07/22/2014)|
|Committees:||House - Rules|
|Latest Action:||House - 09/17/2014 Motion to Discharge Committee filed by Mr. Polis. Petition No: 113-11. (All Actions)|
|Notes:||On 9/17/2014, a motion was filed to discharge the Committee on Rules from the consideration of H.Res.678 a resolution providing for consideration of S.815. A discharge petition requires 218 signatures for further action. (Discharge Petition No. 113-11: text with signatures.)|
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Summary: H.Res.678 — 113th Congress (2013-2014)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (07/22/2014)
Provides for the consideration of the bill (S. 815, the Employment Non-Discrimination Act of 2013 [ENDA]) to prohibit employment discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity.
Sets forth an amendment providing that: (1) ENDA shall not change the requirements of title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 applicable to a religious corporation, association, educational institution, or society with respect to the employment of individuals of a particular religion to perform work connected with carrying out the activities of such an organization; and (2) such organizations are not exempt from ENDA's requirements to refrain from discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity in the same manner as is required with respect to discrimination based on race, color, sex and national origin under such title.