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Titles (4)

Short Titles

Short Titles - House of Representatives

Short Titles as Passed House

Equality Act

Short Titles as Reported to House

Equality Act

Short Titles as Introduced

Equality Act

Official Titles

Official Titles - House of Representatives

Official Title as Introduced

To prohibit discrimination on the basis of sex, gender identity, and sexual orientation, and for other purposes.


Actions Overview (7)

Date
05/17/2019Passed/agreed to in House: On passage Passed by recorded vote: 236 - 173 (Roll no. 217).(text: CR H3931-3934)
05/10/2019Committee on House Administration discharged.
05/10/2019Committee on Oversight and Reform discharged.
05/10/2019Committee on Financial Services discharged.
05/10/2019Committee on Education and Labor discharged.
05/10/2019Reported (Amended) by the Committee on Judiciary. H. Rept. 116-56, Part I.
03/13/2019Introduced in House

All Actions (29)

Date Chamber
05/20/2019SenateReceived in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
05/17/2019-12:14pmHouseMotion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
05/17/2019-12:14pmHouseOn passage Passed by recorded vote: 236 - 173 (Roll no. 217). (text: CR H3931-3934)
05/17/2019-12:06pmHouseOn motion to recommit with instructions Failed by recorded vote: 181 - 228 (Roll no. 216).
05/17/2019-11:58amHouseThe previous question on the motion to recommit with instructions was ordered without objection.
05/17/2019-11:48amHouseDEBATE - The House proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Steube motion to recommit with instructions. The instructions contained in the motion seek to require the bill to be reported back to the House with an amendment to add at the end of the bill a new section that nothing in this Act or any amendment made by this Act may be construed to diminish any protections under title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972.
05/17/2019-11:47amHouseMr. Steube moved to recommit with instructions to the Committee on the Judiciary. (text: CR H3950)
05/17/2019-11:46amHouseConsidered as unfinished business. (consideration: CR H3950-3953)
05/17/2019-11:22amHousePOSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - Pursuant to clause 1(c) of Rule 19, the Chair postponed further proceedings on H.R. 5.
05/17/2019-11:22amHouseThe previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule.
05/17/2019-9:18amHouseDEBATE - The House proceeded with 90 minutes of debate on H.R. 5.
05/17/2019-9:17amHouseRule provides for consideration of H.R. 5, H.R. 312 and H.R. 987. The resolution provides for 90 minutes of debate on H.R. 5, under a closed rule. Section 2 of the resolution provides for 60 minutes of debate on H.R. 312, under a closed rule and section 3 provides 90 minutes of debate on H.R. 987, under a structured rule.
05/17/2019-9:17amHouseConsidered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 377. (consideration: CR H3931-3950)
05/14/2019-8:32pmHouseRules Committee Resolution H. Res. 377 Reported to House. Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 5, H.R. 312 and H.R. 987. The resolution provides for 90 minutes of debate on H.R. 5, under a closed rule. Section 2 of the resolution provides for 60 minutes of debate on H.R. 312, under a closed rule and section 3 provides 90 minutes of debate on H.R. 987, under a structured rule.
05/10/2019HousePlaced on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 34.
05/10/2019HouseCommittee on House Administration discharged.
05/10/2019HouseCommittee on Oversight and Reform discharged.
05/10/2019HouseCommittee on Financial Services discharged.
05/10/2019HouseCommittee on Education and Labor discharged.
05/10/2019HouseReported (Amended) by the Committee on Judiciary. H. Rept. 116-56, Part I.
05/01/2019HouseOrdered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 22 - 10.
05/01/2019HouseCommittee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
04/02/2019HouseCommittee Hearings Held.
03/13/2019HouseReferred to the Committee on the Judiciary, and in addition to the Committees on Education and Labor, Financial Services, Oversight and Reform, and House Administration, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
03/13/2019HouseReferred to the Committee on the Judiciary, and in addition to the Committees on Education and Labor, Financial Services, Oversight and Reform, and House Administration, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
03/13/2019HouseReferred to the Committee on the Judiciary, and in addition to the Committees on Education and Labor, Financial Services, Oversight and Reform, and House Administration, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
03/13/2019HouseReferred to the Committee on the Judiciary, and in addition to the Committees on Education and Labor, Financial Services, Oversight and Reform, and House Administration, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
03/13/2019HouseReferred to the Committee on the Judiciary, and in addition to the Committees on Education and Labor, Financial Services, Oversight and Reform, and House Administration, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
03/13/2019HouseIntroduced in House

Cosponsors (240)

* = Original cosponsor
CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Rep. Fitzpatrick, Brian K. [R-PA-1]* 03/13/2019
Rep. Craig, Angie [D-MN-2]* 03/13/2019
Rep. Davids, Sharice [D-KS-3]* 03/13/2019
Rep. Hill, Katie [D-CA-25]* 03/13/2019
Rep. Maloney, Sean Patrick [D-NY-18]* 03/13/2019
Rep. Pappas, Chris [D-NH-1]* 03/13/2019
Rep. Pocan, Mark [D-WI-2]* 03/13/2019
Rep. Takano, Mark [D-CA-41]* 03/13/2019
Rep. Adams, Alma S. [D-NC-12]* 03/13/2019
Rep. Aguilar, Pete [D-CA-31]* 03/13/2019
Rep. Allred, Colin Z. [D-TX-32]* 03/13/2019
Rep. Axne, Cynthia [D-IA-3]* 03/13/2019
Rep. Barragan, Nanette Diaz [D-CA-44]* 03/13/2019
Rep. Bass, Karen [D-CA-37]* 03/13/2019
Rep. Beatty, Joyce [D-OH-3]* 03/13/2019
Rep. Bera, Ami [D-CA-7]* 03/13/2019
Rep. Beyer, Donald S., Jr. [D-VA-8]* 03/13/2019
Rep. Bishop, Sanford D., Jr. [D-GA-2]* 03/13/2019
Rep. Blumenauer, Earl [D-OR-3]* 03/13/2019
Rep. Blunt Rochester, Lisa [D-DE-At Large]* 03/13/2019
Rep. Bonamici, Suzanne [D-OR-1]* 03/13/2019
Rep. Boyle, Brendan F. [D-PA-2]* 03/13/2019
Rep. Brindisi, Anthony [D-NY-22]* 03/13/2019
Rep. Brown, Anthony G. [D-MD-4]* 03/13/2019
Rep. Brownley, Julia [D-CA-26]* 03/13/2019
Rep. Bustos, Cheri [D-IL-17]* 03/13/2019
Rep. Butterfield, G. K. [D-NC-1]* 03/13/2019
Rep. Carbajal, Salud O. [D-CA-24]* 03/13/2019
Rep. Cardenas, Tony [D-CA-29]* 03/13/2019
Rep. Carson, Andre [D-IN-7]* 03/13/2019
Rep. Cartwright, Matt [D-PA-8]* 03/13/2019
Rep. Case, Ed [D-HI-1]* 03/13/2019
Rep. Casten, Sean [D-IL-6]* 03/13/2019
Rep. Castor, Kathy [D-FL-14]* 03/13/2019
Rep. Castro, Joaquin [D-TX-20]* 03/13/2019
Rep. Chu, Judy [D-CA-27]* 03/13/2019
Rep. Cisneros, Gilbert Ray, Jr. [D-CA-39]* 03/13/2019
Rep. Clark, Katherine M. [D-MA-5]* 03/13/2019
Rep. Clarke, Yvette D. [D-NY-9]* 03/13/2019
Rep. Clay, Wm. Lacy [D-MO-1]* 03/13/2019
Rep. Cleaver, Emanuel [D-MO-5]* 03/13/2019
Rep. Clyburn, James E. [D-SC-6]* 03/13/2019
Rep. Cohen, Steve [D-TN-9]* 03/13/2019
Rep. Connolly, Gerald E. [D-VA-11]* 03/13/2019
Rep. Cooper, Jim [D-TN-5]* 03/13/2019
Rep. Correa, J. Luis [D-CA-46]* 03/13/2019
Rep. Costa, Jim [D-CA-16]* 03/13/2019
Rep. Courtney, Joe [D-CT-2]* 03/13/2019
Rep. Cox, TJ [D-CA-21]* 03/13/2019
Rep. Crist, Charlie [D-FL-13]* 03/13/2019
Rep. Crow, Jason [D-CO-6]* 03/13/2019
Rep. Cuellar, Henry [D-TX-28]* 03/13/2019
Rep. Cummings, Elijah E. [D-MD-7]* 03/13/2019
Rep. Cunningham, Joe [D-SC-1]* 03/13/2019
Rep. Davis, Susan A. [D-CA-53]* 03/13/2019
Rep. Davis, Danny K. [D-IL-7]* 03/13/2019
Rep. Dean, Madeleine [D-PA-4]* 03/13/2019
Rep. DeFazio, Peter A. [D-OR-4]* 03/13/2019
Rep. DeGette, Diana [D-CO-1]* 03/13/2019
Rep. DeLauro, Rosa L. [D-CT-3]* 03/13/2019
Rep. DelBene, Suzan K. [D-WA-1]* 03/13/2019
Rep. Delgado, Antonio [D-NY-19]* 03/13/2019
Rep. Demings, Val Butler [D-FL-10]* 03/13/2019
Rep. DeSaulnier, Mark [D-CA-11]* 03/13/2019
Rep. Deutch, Theodore E. [D-FL-22]* 03/13/2019
Rep. Dingell, Debbie [D-MI-12]* 03/13/2019
Rep. Doggett, Lloyd [D-TX-35]* 03/13/2019
Rep. Doyle, Michael F. [D-PA-18]* 03/13/2019
Rep. Engel, Eliot L. [D-NY-16]* 03/13/2019
Rep. Escobar, Veronica [D-TX-16]* 03/13/2019
Rep. Eshoo, Anna G. [D-CA-18]* 03/13/2019
Rep. Espaillat, Adriano [D-NY-13]* 03/13/2019
Rep. Evans, Dwight [D-PA-3]* 03/13/2019
Rep. Finkenauer, Abby [D-IA-1]* 03/13/2019
Rep. Fletcher, Lizzie [D-TX-7]* 03/13/2019
Rep. Foster, Bill [D-IL-11]* 03/13/2019
Rep. Frankel, Lois [D-FL-21]* 03/13/2019
Rep. Fudge, Marcia L. [D-OH-11]* 03/13/2019
Rep. Gabbard, Tulsi [D-HI-2]* 03/13/2019
Rep. Gallego, Ruben [D-AZ-7]* 03/13/2019
Rep. Garamendi, John [D-CA-3]* 03/13/2019
Rep. Garcia, Sylvia R. [D-TX-29]* 03/13/2019
Rep. Garcia, Jesus G. "Chuy" [D-IL-4]* 03/13/2019
Rep. Golden, Jared F. [D-ME-2]* 03/13/2019
Rep. Gomez, Jimmy [D-CA-34]* 03/13/2019
Rep. Gonzalez, Vicente [D-TX-15]* 03/13/2019
Rep. Gottheimer, Josh [D-NJ-5]* 03/13/2019
Rep. Green, Al [D-TX-9]* 03/13/2019
Rep. Grijalva, Raul M. [D-AZ-3]* 03/13/2019
Rep. Haaland, Debra A. [D-NM-1]* 03/13/2019
Rep. Harder, Josh [D-CA-10]* 03/13/2019
Rep. Hastings, Alcee L. [D-FL-20]* 03/13/2019
Rep. Hayes, Jahana [D-CT-5]* 03/13/2019
Rep. Heck, Denny [D-WA-10]* 03/13/2019
Rep. Higgins, Brian [D-NY-26]* 03/13/2019
Rep. Himes, James A. [D-CT-4]* 03/13/2019
Rep. Horn, Kendra S. [D-OK-5]* 03/13/2019
Rep. Horsford, Steven [D-NV-4]* 03/13/2019
Rep. Houlahan, Chrissy [D-PA-6]* 03/13/2019
Rep. Hoyer, Steny H. [D-MD-5]* 03/13/2019
Rep. Huffman, Jared [D-CA-2]* 03/13/2019
Rep. Jackson Lee, Sheila [D-TX-18]* 03/13/2019
Rep. Jayapal, Pramila [D-WA-7]* 03/13/2019
Rep. Jeffries, Hakeem S. [D-NY-8]* 03/13/2019
Rep. Johnson, Henry C. "Hank," Jr. [D-GA-4]* 03/13/2019
Rep. Johnson, Eddie Bernice [D-TX-30]* 03/13/2019
Rep. Kaptur, Marcy [D-OH-9]* 03/13/2019
Rep. Katko, John [R-NY-24]* 03/13/2019
Rep. Keating, William R. [D-MA-9]* 03/13/2019
Rep. Kelly, Robin L. [D-IL-2]* 03/13/2019
Rep. Kennedy, Joseph P., III [D-MA-4]* 03/13/2019
Rep. Khanna, Ro [D-CA-17]* 03/13/2019
Rep. Kildee, Daniel T. [D-MI-5]* 03/13/2019
Rep. Kilmer, Derek [D-WA-6]* 03/13/2019
Rep. Kim, Andy [D-NJ-3]* 03/13/2019
Rep. Kind, Ron [D-WI-3]* 03/13/2019
Rep. Kirkpatrick, Ann [D-AZ-2]* 03/13/2019
Rep. Krishnamoorthi, Raja [D-IL-8]* 03/13/2019
Rep. Kuster, Ann M. [D-NH-2]* 03/13/2019
Rep. Lamb, Conor [D-PA-17]* 03/13/2019
Rep. Langevin, James R. [D-RI-2]* 03/13/2019
Rep. Larsen, Rick [D-WA-2]* 03/13/2019
Rep. Larson, John B. [D-CT-1]* 03/13/2019
Rep. Lawrence, Brenda L. [D-MI-14]* 03/13/2019
Rep. Lawson, Al, Jr. [D-FL-5]* 03/13/2019
Rep. Lee, Barbara [D-CA-13]* 03/13/2019
Rep. Lee, Susie [D-NV-3]* 03/13/2019
Rep. Levin, Mike [D-CA-49]* 03/13/2019
Rep. Levin, Andy [D-MI-9]* 03/13/2019
Rep. Lewis, John [D-GA-5]* 03/13/2019
Rep. Lieu, Ted [D-CA-33]* 03/13/2019
Rep. Loebsack, David [D-IA-2]* 03/13/2019
Rep. Lofgren, Zoe [D-CA-19]* 03/13/2019
Rep. Lowenthal, Alan S. [D-CA-47]* 03/13/2019
Rep. Lowey, Nita M. [D-NY-17]* 03/13/2019
Rep. Lujan, Ben Ray [D-NM-3]* 03/13/2019
Rep. Luria, Elaine G. [D-VA-2]* 03/13/2019
Rep. Lynch, Stephen F. [D-MA-8]* 03/13/2019
Rep. Malinowski, Tom [D-NJ-7]* 03/13/2019
Rep. Maloney, Carolyn B. [D-NY-12]* 03/13/2019
Rep. Matsui, Doris O. [D-CA-6]* 03/13/2019
Rep. McAdams, Ben [D-UT-4]* 03/13/2019
Rep. McBath, Lucy [D-GA-6]* 03/13/2019
Rep. McCollum, Betty [D-MN-4]* 03/13/2019
Rep. McEachin, A. Donald [D-VA-4]* 03/13/2019
Rep. McGovern, James P. [D-MA-2]* 03/13/2019
Rep. McNerney, Jerry [D-CA-9]* 03/13/2019
Rep. Meeks, Gregory W. [D-NY-5]* 03/13/2019
Rep. Meng, Grace [D-NY-6]* 03/13/2019
Rep. Moore, Gwen [D-WI-4]* 03/13/2019
Rep. Morelle, Joseph D. [D-NY-25]* 03/13/2019
Rep. Moulton, Seth [D-MA-6]* 03/13/2019
Rep. Mucarsel-Powell, Debbie [D-FL-26]* 03/13/2019
Rep. Murphy, Stephanie N. [D-FL-7]* 03/13/2019
Rep. Nadler, Jerrold [D-NY-10]* 03/13/2019
Rep. Napolitano, Grace F. [D-CA-32]* 03/13/2019
Rep. Neal, Richard E. [D-MA-1]* 03/13/2019
Rep. Neguse, Joe [D-CO-2]* 03/13/2019
Rep. Norcross, Donald [D-NJ-1]* 03/13/2019
Rep. Norton, Eleanor Holmes [D-DC-At Large]* 03/13/2019
Rep. Ocasio-Cortez, Alexandria [D-NY-14]* 03/13/2019
Rep. O'Halleran, Tom [D-AZ-1]* 03/13/2019
Rep. Omar, Ilhan [D-MN-5]* 03/13/2019
Rep. Pallone, Frank, Jr. [D-NJ-6]* 03/13/2019
Rep. Panetta, Jimmy [D-CA-20]* 03/13/2019
Rep. Pascrell, Bill, Jr. [D-NJ-9]* 03/13/2019
Rep. Payne, Donald M., Jr. [D-NJ-10]* 03/13/2019
Rep. Pelosi, Nancy [D-CA-12]* 03/13/2019
Rep. Perlmutter, Ed [D-CO-7]* 03/13/2019
Rep. Peters, Scott H. [D-CA-52]* 03/13/2019
Rep. Peterson, Collin C. [D-MN-7]* 03/13/2019
Rep. Phillips, Dean [D-MN-3]* 03/13/2019
Rep. Pingree, Chellie [D-ME-1]* 03/13/2019
Rep. Plaskett, Stacey E. [D-VI-At Large]* 03/13/2019
Rep. Porter, Katie [D-CA-45]* 03/13/2019
Rep. Pressley, Ayanna [D-MA-7]* 03/13/2019
Rep. Price, David E. [D-NC-4]* 03/13/2019
Rep. Quigley, Mike [D-IL-5]* 03/13/2019
Rep. Raskin, Jamie [D-MD-8]* 03/13/2019
Rep. Rice, Kathleen M. [D-NY-4]* 03/13/2019
Rep. Richmond, Cedric L. [D-LA-2]* 03/13/2019
Rep. Rose, Max [D-NY-11]* 03/13/2019
Rep. Rouda, Harley [D-CA-48]* 03/13/2019
Rep. Roybal-Allard, Lucille [D-CA-40]* 03/13/2019
Rep. Ruiz, Raul [D-CA-36]* 03/13/2019
Rep. Ruppersberger, C. A. Dutch [D-MD-2]* 03/13/2019
Rep. Rush, Bobby L. [D-IL-1]* 03/13/2019
Rep. Ryan, Tim [D-OH-13]* 03/13/2019
Rep. Sablan, Gregorio Kilili Camacho [D-MP-At Large]* 03/13/2019
Rep. San Nicolas, Michael F. Q. [D-GU-At Large]* 03/13/2019
Rep. Sanchez, Linda T. [D-CA-38]* 03/13/2019
Rep. Sarbanes, John P. [D-MD-3]* 03/13/2019
Rep. Scanlon, Mary Gay [D-PA-5]* 03/13/2019
Rep. Schakowsky, Janice D. [D-IL-9]* 03/13/2019
Rep. Schiff, Adam B. [D-CA-28]* 03/13/2019
Rep. Schneider, Bradley Scott [D-IL-10]* 03/13/2019
Rep. Schrader, Kurt [D-OR-5]* 03/13/2019
Rep. Schrier, Kim [D-WA-8]* 03/13/2019
Rep. Scott, Robert C. "Bobby" [D-VA-3]* 03/13/2019
Rep. Scott, David [D-GA-13]* 03/13/2019
Rep. Serrano, Jose E. [D-NY-15]* 03/13/2019
Rep. Sewell, Terri A. [D-AL-7]* 03/13/2019
Rep. Shalala, Donna E. [D-FL-27]* 03/13/2019
Rep. Sherman, Brad [D-CA-30]* 03/13/2019
Rep. Sherrill, Mikie [D-NJ-11]* 03/13/2019
Rep. Sires, Albio [D-NJ-8]* 03/13/2019
Rep. Slotkin, Elissa [D-MI-8]* 03/13/2019
Rep. Smith, Adam [D-WA-9]* 03/13/2019
Rep. Soto, Darren [D-FL-9]* 03/13/2019
Rep. Spanberger, Abigail Davis [D-VA-7]* 03/13/2019
Rep. Speier, Jackie [D-CA-14]* 03/13/2019
Rep. Stanton, Greg [D-AZ-9]* 03/13/2019
Rep. Stevens, Haley M. [D-MI-11]* 03/13/2019
Rep. Suozzi, Thomas R. [D-NY-3]* 03/13/2019
Rep. Swalwell, Eric [D-CA-15]* 03/13/2019
Rep. Thompson, Bennie G. [D-MS-2]* 03/13/2019
Rep. Thompson, Mike [D-CA-5]* 03/13/2019
Rep. Titus, Dina [D-NV-1]* 03/13/2019
Rep. Tlaib, Rashida [D-MI-13]* 03/13/2019
Rep. Tonko, Paul [D-NY-20]* 03/13/2019
Rep. Torres, Norma J. [D-CA-35]* 03/13/2019
Rep. Torres Small, Xochitl [D-NM-2]* 03/13/2019
Rep. Trahan, Lori [D-MA-3]* 03/13/2019
Rep. Trone, David J. [D-MD-6]* 03/13/2019
Rep. Underwood, Lauren [D-IL-14]* 03/13/2019
Rep. Van Drew, Jefferson [D-NJ-2]* 03/13/2019
Rep. Vargas, Juan [D-CA-51]* 03/13/2019
Rep. Veasey, Marc A. [D-TX-33]* 03/13/2019
Rep. Vela, Filemon [D-TX-34]* 03/13/2019
Rep. Velazquez, Nydia M. [D-NY-7]* 03/13/2019
Rep. Visclosky, Peter J. [D-IN-1]* 03/13/2019
Rep. Wasserman Schultz, Debbie [D-FL-23]* 03/13/2019
Rep. Waters, Maxine [D-CA-43]* 03/13/2019
Rep. Watson Coleman, Bonnie [D-NJ-12]* 03/13/2019
Rep. Welch, Peter [D-VT-At Large]* 03/13/2019
Rep. Wexton, Jennifer [D-VA-10]* 03/13/2019
Rep. Wild, Susan [D-PA-7]* 03/13/2019
Rep. Wilson, Frederica S. [D-FL-24]* 03/13/2019
Rep. Yarmuth, John A. [D-KY-3]* 03/13/2019
Rep. Gonzalez-Colon, Jenniffer [R-PR-At Large] 03/21/2019

Committees (6)

Committees, subcommittees and links to reports associated with this bill are listed here, as well as the nature and date of committee activity and Congressional report number.

Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
House Judiciary03/13/2019 Referred to
04/02/2019 Hearings by
05/01/2019 Markup by
05/10/2019 Reported by H. Rept. 116-56
House Education and Labor03/13/2019 Referred to
05/10/2019 Discharged from
House Financial Services03/13/2019 Referred to
05/10/2019 Discharged from
House Oversight and Reform03/13/2019 Referred to
05/10/2019 Discharged from
House Administration03/13/2019 Referred to
05/10/2019 Discharged from
Senate Judiciary05/20/2019 Referred to

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Latest Summary (3)

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Shown Here:
Passed House (05/17/2019)

Equality Act

This bill prohibits discrimination based on sex, sexual orientation, and gender identity in a wide variety of areas including public accommodations and facilities, education, federal funding, employment, housing, credit, and the jury system. Specifically, the bill defines and includes sex, sexual orientation, and gender identity among the prohibited categories of discrimination or segregation.

The bill expands the definition of public accommodations to include places or establishments that provide (1) exhibitions, recreation, exercise, amusement, gatherings, or displays; (2) goods, services, or programs; and (3) transportation services.

The bill allows the Department of Justice to intervene in equal protection actions in federal court on account of sexual orientation or gender identity.

Protections against discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin shall include protections against discrimination based on (1) an association with another person who is a member of such a protected class; or (2) a perception or belief, even if inaccurate, that an individual is a member of such a protected class. The bill prohibits the Religious Freedom Restoration Act of 1993 from providing a claim, defense, or basis for challenging such protections.

The bill prohibits an individual from being denied access to a shared facility, including a restroom, a locker room, and a dressing room, that is in accordance with the individual's gender identity.