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Titles (2)

Short Titles

Short Titles - House of Representatives

Short Titles as Introduced

Student Non-Discrimination Act of 2015

Official Titles

Official Titles - House of Representatives

Official Title as Introduced

To end discrimination based on actual or perceived sexual orientation or gender identity in public schools, and for other purposes.

Actions Overview (1)

02/10/2015Introduced in House

All Actions (3)

04/29/2015Referred to the Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education.
Action By: Committee on Education and the Workforce
02/10/2015Referred to the House Committee on Education and the Workforce.
Action By: House of Representatives
02/10/2015Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

Cosponsors (173)

* = Original cosponsor
CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Rep. Scott, Robert C. "Bobby" [D-VA-3]* 02/10/2015
Rep. Ros-Lehtinen, Ileana [R-FL-27]* 02/10/2015
Rep. Cicilline, David N. [D-RI-1] 02/12/2015
Rep. Maloney, Sean Patrick [D-NY-18] 02/12/2015
Rep. Pocan, Mark [D-WI-2] 02/12/2015
Rep. Sinema, Kyrsten [D-AZ-9] 02/12/2015
Rep. Takano, Mark [D-CA-41] 02/12/2015
Rep. Clark, Katherine M. [D-MA-5] 02/12/2015
Rep. Cooper, Jim [D-TN-5] 02/12/2015
Rep. Edwards, Donna F. [D-MD-4] 02/12/2015
Rep. Ellison, Keith [D-MN-5] 02/12/2015
Rep. Honda, Michael M. [D-CA-17] 02/12/2015
Rep. Lieu, Ted [D-CA-33] 02/12/2015
Rep. Murphy, Patrick [D-FL-18] 02/12/2015
Rep. Nadler, Jerrold [D-NY-10] 02/12/2015
Rep. Norton, Eleanor Holmes [D-DC-At Large] 02/12/2015
Rep. Quigley, Mike [D-IL-5] 02/12/2015
Rep. Rangel, Charles B. [D-NY-13] 02/12/2015
Rep. Cartwright, Matt [D-PA-17] 02/12/2015
Rep. Smith, Adam [D-WA-9] 02/12/2015
Rep. Napolitano, Grace F. [D-CA-32] 02/12/2015
Rep. Moore, Gwen [D-WI-4] 02/12/2015
Rep. Davis, Susan A. [D-CA-53] 02/12/2015
Rep. Van Hollen, Chris [D-MD-8] 02/12/2015
Rep. Schakowsky, Janice D. [D-IL-9] 02/12/2015
Rep. Cardenas, Tony [D-CA-29] 02/12/2015
Rep. DeFazio, Peter A. [D-OR-4] 02/12/2015
Rep. McDermott, Jim [D-WA-7] 02/12/2015
Rep. Clyburn, James E. [D-SC-6] 02/12/2015
Rep. Delaney, John K. [D-MD-6] 02/12/2015
Rep. Pingree, Chellie [D-ME-1] 02/12/2015
Rep. Foster, Bill [D-IL-11] 02/12/2015
Rep. Sarbanes, John P. [D-MD-3] 02/12/2015
Rep. Tsongas, Niki [D-MA-3] 02/12/2015
Rep. Kuster, Ann M. [D-NH-2] 02/12/2015
Rep. Blumenauer, Earl [D-OR-3] 02/12/2015
Rep. Maloney, Carolyn B. [D-NY-12] 02/12/2015
Rep. Peters, Scott H. [D-CA-52] 02/12/2015
Rep. Loebsack, David [D-IA-2] 02/12/2015
Rep. Langevin, James R. [D-RI-2] 02/12/2015
Rep. Wilson, Frederica S. [D-FL-24] 02/12/2015
Rep. Frankel, Lois [D-FL-22] 02/12/2015
Rep. DelBene, Suzan K. [D-WA-1] 02/13/2015
Rep. Kilmer, Derek [D-WA-6] 02/13/2015
Rep. Swalwell, Eric [D-CA-15] 02/13/2015
Rep. Crowley, Joseph [D-NY-14] 02/13/2015
Rep. Meeks, Gregory W. [D-NY-5] 02/13/2015
Rep. Hoyer, Steny H. [D-MD-5] 02/13/2015
Rep. Becerra, Xavier [D-CA-34] 02/13/2015
Rep. Welch, Peter [D-VT-At Large] 02/13/2015
Rep. McCollum, Betty [D-MN-4] 02/13/2015
Rep. Carson, Andre [D-IN-7] 02/13/2015
Rep. Grijalva, Raul M. [D-AZ-3] 02/20/2015
Rep. Lujan Grisham, Michelle [D-NM-1] 02/20/2015
Rep. Slaughter, Louise McIntosh [D-NY-25] 02/20/2015
Rep. Deutch, Theodore E. [D-FL-21] 02/20/2015
Rep. Yarmuth, John A. [D-KY-3] 02/20/2015
Rep. Castor, Kathy [D-FL-14] 02/20/2015
Rep. Price, David E. [D-NC-4] 02/20/2015
Rep. Brownley, Julia [D-CA-26] 02/20/2015
Rep. Beyer, Donald S., Jr. [D-VA-8] 02/20/2015
Rep. Farr, Sam [D-CA-20] 02/20/2015
Rep. Lujan, Ben Ray [D-NM-3] 02/20/2015
Rep. Levin, Sander M. [D-MI-9] 02/20/2015
Rep. Lowenthal, Alan S. [D-CA-47] 02/20/2015
Rep. Israel, Steve [D-NY-3] 02/20/2015
Rep. Garamendi, John [D-CA-3] 02/20/2015
Rep. Wasserman Schultz, Debbie [D-FL-23] 02/20/2015
Rep. Capps, Lois [D-CA-24] 02/20/2015
Rep. Fudge, Marcia L. [D-OH-11] 02/24/2015
Rep. Beatty, Joyce [D-OH-3] 02/24/2015
Rep. Eshoo, Anna G. [D-CA-18] 02/24/2015
Rep. Thompson, Mike [D-CA-5] 02/24/2015
Rep. Bera, Ami [D-CA-7] 02/24/2015
Rep. Schiff, Adam B. [D-CA-28] 02/24/2015
Rep. Hahn, Janice [D-CA-44] 02/24/2015
Rep. Speier, Jackie [D-CA-14] 02/24/2015
Rep. Conyers, John, Jr. [D-MI-13] 02/24/2015
Rep. Lee, Barbara [D-CA-13] 02/24/2015
Rep. Vela, Filemon [D-TX-34] 02/24/2015
Rep. Lofgren, Zoe [D-CA-19] 02/24/2015
Rep. Velazquez, Nydia M. [D-NY-7] 02/24/2015
Rep. Titus, Dina [D-NV-1] 02/26/2015
Rep. Johnson, Henry C. "Hank," Jr. [D-GA-4] 02/26/2015
Rep. Green, Al [D-TX-9] 02/26/2015
Rep. Larsen, Rick [D-WA-2] 02/26/2015
Rep. Nolan, Richard M. [D-MN-8] 02/26/2015
Rep. Ruiz, Raul [D-CA-36] 02/26/2015
Rep. Schrader, Kurt [D-OR-5] 02/26/2015
Rep. Veasey, Marc A. [D-TX-33] 02/26/2015
Rep. DeLauro, Rosa L. [D-CT-3] 03/02/2015
Rep. Rice, Kathleen M. [D-NY-4] 03/02/2015
Rep. Bonamici, Suzanne [D-OR-1] 03/02/2015
Rep. Chu, Judy [D-CA-27] 03/02/2015
Rep. Carney, John C., Jr. [D-DE-At Large] 03/02/2015
Rep. McNerney, Jerry [D-CA-9] 03/02/2015
Rep. Pelosi, Nancy [D-CA-12] 03/03/2015
Rep. Perlmutter, Ed [D-CO-7] 03/03/2015
Rep. Jeffries, Hakeem S. [D-NY-8] 03/04/2015
Rep. Gallego, Ruben [D-AZ-7] 03/04/2015
Rep. O'Rourke, Beto [D-TX-16] 03/17/2015
Rep. Kennedy, Joseph P., III [D-MA-4] 03/17/2015
Rep. Doggett, Lloyd [D-TX-35] 03/17/2015
Rep. Kirkpatrick, Ann [D-AZ-1] 03/17/2015
Rep. Lynch, Stephen F. [D-MA-8] 03/17/2015
Rep. DeGette, Diana [D-CO-1] 04/13/2015
Rep. Higgins, Brian [D-NY-26] 04/13/2015
Rep. Grayson, Alan [D-FL-9] 04/13/2015
Rep. Jackson Lee, Sheila [D-TX-18] 04/13/2015
Rep. Cummings, Elijah E. [D-MD-7] 04/13/2015
Rep. Clarke, Yvette D. [D-NY-9] 04/13/2015
Rep. Engel, Eliot L. [D-NY-16] 04/13/2015
Rep. Larson, John B. [D-CT-1] 04/13/2015
Rep. Esty, Elizabeth H. [D-CT-5] 04/13/2015
Rep. Tonko, Paul [D-NY-20] 04/13/2015
Rep. Matsui, Doris O. [D-CA-6] 04/13/2015
Rep. Rush, Bobby L. [D-IL-1] 04/13/2015
Rep. Huffman, Jared [D-CA-2] 04/14/2015
Rep. Connolly, Gerald E. [D-VA-11] 04/14/2015
Rep. Neal, Richard E. [D-MA-1] 04/14/2015
Rep. Kind, Ron [D-WI-3] 04/22/2015
Rep. Keating, William R. [D-MA-9] 04/22/2015
Rep. Adams, Alma S. [D-NC-12] 04/22/2015
Rep. Hanna, Richard L. [R-NY-22] 04/27/2015
Rep. Heck, Denny [D-WA-10] 04/28/2015
Rep. Kildee, Daniel T. [D-MI-5] 04/28/2015
Rep. DeSaulnier, Mark [D-CA-11] 04/28/2015
Rep. Walz, Timothy J. [D-MN-1] 04/28/2015
Rep. Boyle, Brendan F. [D-PA-13] 04/28/2015
Rep. Fattah, Chaka [D-PA-2] 06/09/2015
Rep. Courtney, Joe [D-CT-2] 06/09/2015
Rep. Kelly, Robin L. [D-IL-2] 06/09/2015
Rep. Capuano, Michael E. [D-MA-7] 06/10/2015
Rep. Bordallo, Madeleine Z. [D-GU-At Large] 06/10/2015
Rep. Pascrell, Bill, Jr. [D-NJ-9] 06/10/2015
Rep. Bustos, Cheri [D-IL-17] 06/10/2015
Rep. Hastings, Alcee L. [D-FL-20] 06/10/2015
Rep. Ruppersberger, C. A. Dutch [D-MD-2] 06/10/2015
Rep. Lewis, John [D-GA-5] 06/10/2015
Rep. Pallone, Frank, Jr. [D-NJ-6] 06/10/2015
Rep. Duckworth, Tammy [D-IL-8] 06/16/2015
Rep. McGovern, James P. [D-MA-2] 06/16/2015
Rep. Dingell, Debbie [D-MI-12] 06/16/2015
Rep. Kaptur, Marcy [D-OH-9] 07/07/2015
Rep. Sanchez, Linda T. [D-CA-38] 07/07/2015
Rep. Gutierrez, Luis V. [D-IL-4] 07/07/2015
Rep. Moulton, Seth [D-MA-6] 07/14/2015
Rep. Aguilar, Pete [D-CA-31] 07/14/2015
Rep. Castro, Joaquin [D-TX-20] 07/29/2015
Rep. Norcross, Donald [D-NJ-1] 09/16/2015
Rep. Sherman, Brad [D-CA-30] 09/16/2015
Rep. Serrano, Jose E. [D-NY-15] 09/29/2015
Rep. Watson Coleman, Bonnie [D-NJ-12] 10/22/2015
Rep. Ashford, Brad [D-NE-2] 02/02/2016
Rep. Cohen, Steve [D-TN-9] 03/14/2016
Rep. Doyle, Michael F. [D-PA-14] 03/23/2016
Rep. Sanchez, Loretta [D-CA-46] 04/15/2016
Rep. Torres, Norma J. [D-CA-35] 09/08/2016
Rep. Roybal-Allard, Lucille [D-CA-40] 09/08/2016
Rep. Ryan, Tim [D-OH-13] 09/08/2016
Rep. Davis, Danny K. [D-IL-7] 09/08/2016
Rep. Brady, Robert A. [D-PA-1] 09/08/2016
Rep. Clay, Wm. Lacy [D-MO-1] 09/08/2016
Rep. Lawrence, Brenda L. [D-MI-14] 09/08/2016
Rep. Costa, Jim [D-CA-16] 09/08/2016
Rep. Meng, Grace [D-NY-6] 09/08/2016
Rep. Vargas, Juan [D-CA-51] 09/08/2016
Rep. Graham, Gwen [D-FL-2] 09/09/2016
Rep. Curbelo, Carlos [R-FL-26] 09/09/2016
Rep. Himes, James A. [D-CT-4] 09/13/2016
Rep. Sires, Albio [D-NJ-8] 09/15/2016
Rep. Lowey, Nita M. [D-NY-17] 09/20/2016
Rep. Johnson, Eddie Bernice [D-TX-30] 11/29/2016

Committees (1)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
House Education and the Workforce02/10/2015 Referred to
House Education and the Workforce Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education04/29/2015 Referred to

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Introduced in House (02/10/2015)

Student Non-Discrimination Act of 2015

Prohibits public school students from being excluded from participating in, or subject to discrimination under, any federally-assisted educational program on the basis of their actual or perceived sexual orientation or gender identity or that of their associates.

Considers harassment to be a form of discrimination.

Prohibits retaliation against anyone for opposing conduct they reasonably believe to be unlawful under this Act.

Authorizes federal departments and agencies to enforce these prohibitions by cutting off the educational assistance of recipients found to be violating them.

Allows an aggrieved individual to assert a violation of this Act in a judicial proceeding and recover reasonable attorney's fees should they prevail.

Deems a state's receipt of federal educational assistance for a program to constitute a waiver of sovereign immunity for conduct prohibited under this Act regarding such program.