S.3167 - Creating a Respectful and Open World for Natural Hair Act of 2019116th Congress (2019-2020) |
|Sponsor:||Sen. Booker, Cory A. [D-NJ] (Introduced 01/08/2020)|
|Committees:||Senate - Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 01/08/2020 Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.3167 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (01/08/2020)
Creating a Respectful and Open World for Natural Hair Act of 2019 or the CROWN Act of 2019
This bill prohibits discrimination based on a person's hair texture or hairstyle if that style or texture is commonly associated with a particular race or national origin. Specifically, the bill prohibits this type of discrimination against those participating in federally assisted programs, housing programs, public accommodations, and employment.
The bill stipulates that a person shall have equal rights and shall not be subjected to prohibited practices based on their hair texture or style.
The bill provides for enforcement procedures under the applicable laws.