S.1159 - Freedom from Discrimination in Credit Act of 2013113th Congress (2013-2014)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Murray, Patty [D-WA] (Introduced 06/13/2013)|
|Committees:||Senate - Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs|
|Latest Action:||06/13/2013 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.1159 — 113th Congress (2013-2014)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (06/13/2013)
Freedom from Discrimination in Credit Act of 2013 - 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.