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Titles (3)

Short Titles

Short Titles - House of Representatives

Short Title(s) as Reported to House

Pregnant Workers Fairness Act

Short Title(s) as Introduced

Pregnant Workers Fairness Act

Official Titles

Official Titles - House of Representatives

Official Title as Introduced

To eliminate discrimination and promote women's health and economic security by ensuring reasonable workplace accommodations for workers whose ability to perform the functions of a job are limited by pregnancy, childbirth, or a related medical condition.


Actions Overview (5)

Date Actions Overview
05/04/2021Committee on the Judiciary discharged.
05/04/2021Committee on Oversight and Reform discharged.
05/04/2021Committee on House Administration discharged.
05/04/2021Reported (Amended) by the Committee on Education and Labor. H. Rept. 117-27, Part I.
02/15/2021Introduced in House

All Actions (13)

Date All Actions
05/04/2021Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 14.
Action By: House of Representatives
05/04/2021Committee on the Judiciary discharged.
Action By: House of Representatives
05/04/2021Committee on Oversight and Reform discharged.
Action By: House of Representatives
05/04/2021Committee on House Administration discharged.
Action By: House of Representatives
05/04/2021Reported (Amended) by the Committee on Education and Labor. H. Rept. 117-27, Part I.
04/28/2021Referred to the Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties.
Action By: Committee on the Judiciary
03/24/2021Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 30 - 17.
Action By: Committee on Education and Labor
03/24/2021Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
Action By: Committee on Education and Labor
02/15/2021Referred to the Committee on Education and Labor, and in addition to the Committees on House Administration, Oversight and Reform, and the Judiciary, 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.
Action By: House of Representatives
02/15/2021Referred to the Committee on Education and Labor, and in addition to the Committees on House Administration, Oversight and Reform, and the Judiciary, 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.
Action By: House of Representatives
02/15/2021Referred to the Committee on Education and Labor, and in addition to the Committees on House Administration, Oversight and Reform, and the Judiciary, 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.
Action By: House of Representatives
02/15/2021Referred to the Committee on Education and Labor, and in addition to the Committees on House Administration, Oversight and Reform, and the Judiciary, 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.
Action By: House of Representatives
02/15/2021Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

Cosponsors (228)

* = Original cosponsor
CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Rep. Katko, John [R-NY-24]* 02/15/2021
Rep. McBath, Lucy [D-GA-6]* 02/15/2021
Rep. Herrera Beutler, Jaime [R-WA-3]* 02/15/2021
Rep. Scott, Robert C. "Bobby" [D-VA-3]* 02/15/2021
Rep. Bonamici, Suzanne [D-OR-1] 02/18/2021
Rep. Espaillat, Adriano [D-NY-13] 02/18/2021
Rep. Ocasio-Cortez, Alexandria [D-NY-14] 02/18/2021
Rep. Speier, Jackie [D-CA-14] 02/18/2021
Rep. Tlaib, Rashida [D-MI-13] 02/18/2021
Rep. Lynch, Stephen F. [D-MA-8] 02/18/2021
Rep. Schakowsky, Janice D. [D-IL-9] 02/18/2021
Rep. Sherman, Brad [D-CA-30] 02/18/2021
Rep. Rice, Kathleen M. [D-NY-4] 02/18/2021
Rep. Houlahan, Chrissy [D-PA-6] 02/18/2021
Rep. Newman, Marie [D-IL-3] 02/18/2021
Rep. Welch, Peter [D-VT-At Large] 02/18/2021
Rep. Kim, Andy [D-NJ-3] 02/18/2021
Rep. Larson, John B. [D-CT-1] 02/18/2021
Rep. Davis, Danny K. [D-IL-7] 02/18/2021
Rep. Kaptur, Marcy [D-OH-9] 02/18/2021
Rep. Garamendi, John [D-CA-3] 02/18/2021
Rep. Evans, Dwight [D-PA-3] 02/18/2021
Rep. Price, David E. [D-NC-4] 02/18/2021
Rep. Meng, Grace [D-NY-6] 02/18/2021
Rep. Carbajal, Salud O. [D-CA-24] 02/18/2021
Rep. Peters, Scott H. [D-CA-52] 02/18/2021
Rep. Escobar, Veronica [D-TX-16] 02/18/2021
Rep. Veasey, Marc A. [D-TX-33] 02/18/2021
Rep. Foster, Bill [D-IL-11] 02/18/2021
Rep. Blunt Rochester, Lisa [D-DE-At Large] 02/18/2021
Rep. Blumenauer, Earl [D-OR-3] 02/18/2021
Rep. Cooper, Jim [D-TN-5] 02/18/2021
Rep. Jackson Lee, Sheila [D-TX-18] 02/18/2021
Rep. DeFazio, Peter A. [D-OR-4] 02/18/2021
Rep. Beatty, Joyce [D-OH-3] 02/18/2021
Rep. Pocan, Mark [D-WI-2] 02/18/2021
Rep. Moore, Gwen [D-WI-4] 02/18/2021
Rep. Cleaver, Emanuel [D-MO-5] 02/18/2021
Rep. Levin, Andy [D-MI-9] 02/18/2021
Rep. Garcia, Sylvia R. [D-TX-29] 02/18/2021
Rep. Castor, Kathy [D-FL-14] 02/18/2021
Rep. Trahan, Lori [D-MA-3] 02/18/2021
Rep. Garcia, Jesus G. "Chuy" [D-IL-4] 02/18/2021
Rep. Panetta, Jimmy [D-CA-20] 02/18/2021
Rep. Cartwright, Matt [D-PA-8] 02/18/2021
Rep. Sewell, Terri A. [D-AL-7] 02/18/2021
Rep. Cardenas, Tony [D-CA-29] 02/18/2021
Rep. Frankel, Lois [D-FL-21] 02/18/2021
Rep. Velazquez, Nydia M. [D-NY-7] 02/18/2021
Rep. Keating, William R. [D-MA-9] 02/18/2021
Rep. Ruiz, Raul [D-CA-36] 02/18/2021
Rep. Tonko, Paul [D-NY-20] 02/18/2021
Rep. Aguilar, Pete [D-CA-31] 02/18/2021
Rep. Roybal-Allard, Lucille [D-CA-40] 02/18/2021
Rep. Ryan, Tim [D-OH-13] 02/18/2021
Rep. Deutch, Theodore E. [D-FL-22] 02/18/2021
Rep. Khanna, Ro [D-CA-17] 02/18/2021
Rep. Fitzpatrick, Brian K. [R-PA-1] 02/18/2021
Rep. Doggett, Lloyd [D-TX-35] 02/18/2021
Rep. Maloney, Carolyn B. [D-NY-12] 02/18/2021
Rep. Ruppersberger, C. A. Dutch [D-MD-2] 02/18/2021
Rep. Scott, David [D-GA-13] 02/18/2021
Rep. McCollum, Betty [D-MN-4] 02/18/2021
Rep. Lowenthal, Alan S. [D-CA-47] 02/18/2021
Rep. Dingell, Debbie [D-MI-12] 02/18/2021
Rep. Maloney, Sean Patrick [D-NY-18] 02/18/2021
Rep. Jones, Mondaire [D-NY-17] 02/18/2021
Rep. Pappas, Chris [D-NH-1] 02/18/2021
Rep. Schrier, Kim [D-WA-8] 02/18/2021
Rep. Langevin, James R. [D-RI-2] 02/18/2021
Rep. Higgins, Brian [D-NY-26] 02/18/2021
Rep. Kahele, Kaiali'i [D-HI-2] 02/18/2021
Rep. Scanlon, Mary Gay [D-PA-5] 02/18/2021
Rep. Morelle, Joseph D. [D-NY-25] 02/18/2021
Rep. DeGette, Diana [D-CO-1] 02/18/2021
Del. Norton, Eleanor Holmes [D-DC-At Large] 02/18/2021
Rep. DeLauro, Rosa L. [D-CT-3] 02/18/2021
Rep. Jayapal, Pramila [D-WA-7] 02/18/2021
Rep. Smith, Adam [D-WA-9] 02/18/2021
Rep. Lee, Barbara [D-CA-13] 02/18/2021
Rep. Barragan, Nanette Diaz [D-CA-44] 02/18/2021
Rep. Doyle, Michael F. [D-PA-18] 02/18/2021
Rep. Carson, Andre [D-IN-7] 02/18/2021
Rep. Schneider, Bradley Scott [D-IL-10] 02/18/2021
Rep. Sires, Albio [D-NJ-8] 02/18/2021
Rep. Omar, Ilhan [D-MN-5] 02/18/2021
Rep. Cohen, Steve [D-TN-9] 02/18/2021
Rep. Lawrence, Brenda L. [D-MI-14] 02/18/2021
Rep. Craig, Angie [D-MN-2] 02/18/2021
Rep. Cicilline, David N. [D-RI-1] 02/18/2021
Rep. Mrvan, Frank J. [D-IN-1] 02/18/2021
Rep. Moulton, Seth [D-MA-6] 02/18/2021
Rep. Adams, Alma S. [D-NC-12] 02/18/2021
Rep. Himes, James A. [D-CT-4] 02/18/2021
Rep. Kildee, Daniel T. [D-MI-5] 02/18/2021
Rep. Butterfield, G. K. [D-NC-1] 02/18/2021
Rep. Van Drew, Jefferson [R-NJ-2] 02/18/2021
Rep. Payne, Donald M., Jr. [D-NJ-10] 02/18/2021
Rep. Wasserman Schultz, Debbie [D-FL-23] 02/18/2021
Rep. Brownley, Julia [D-CA-26] 02/18/2021
Rep. Pressley, Ayanna [D-MA-7] 02/18/2021
Rep. Vargas, Juan [D-CA-51] 02/18/2021
Rep. Stevens, Haley M. [D-MI-11] 02/18/2021
Rep. Bishop, Sanford D., Jr. [D-GA-2] 02/18/2021
Rep. Bera, Ami [D-CA-7] 02/18/2021
Rep. Johnson, Henry C. "Hank," Jr. [D-GA-4] 02/18/2021
Rep. Wild, Susan [D-PA-7] 02/18/2021
Rep. Kelly, Robin L. [D-IL-2] 02/18/2021
Rep. Swalwell, Eric [D-CA-15] 02/18/2021
Rep. Dean, Madeleine [D-PA-4] 02/18/2021
Rep. Huffman, Jared [D-CA-2] 02/18/2021
Rep. Titus, Dina [D-NV-1] 02/18/2021
Rep. O'Halleran, Tom [D-AZ-1] 02/18/2021
Rep. Vela, Filemon [D-TX-34] 02/18/2021
Rep. Wexton, Jennifer [D-VA-10] 02/18/2021
Rep. Sarbanes, John P. [D-MD-3] 02/18/2021
Rep. Brown, Anthony G. [D-MD-4] 02/18/2021
Rep. Spanberger, Abigail Davis [D-VA-7] 02/18/2021
Rep. Porter, Katie [D-CA-45] 02/18/2021
Rep. Johnson, Eddie Bernice [D-TX-30] 02/18/2021
Rep. Fortenberry, Jeff [R-NE-1] 02/18/2021
Rep. Sherrill, Mikie [D-NJ-11] 02/18/2021
Rep. Bass, Karen [D-CA-37] 02/18/2021
Rep. Luria, Elaine G. [D-VA-2] 02/18/2021
Rep. Davis, Rodney [R-IL-13] 02/18/2021
Rep. Lieu, Ted [D-CA-33] 02/18/2021
Rep. McEachin, A. Donald [D-VA-4] 02/18/2021
Rep. Lawson, Al, Jr. [D-FL-5] 02/18/2021
Rep. Diaz-Balart, Mario [R-FL-25] 02/18/2021
Rep. Harder, Josh [D-CA-10] 02/18/2021
Rep. Bacon, Don [R-NE-2] 02/18/2021
Rep. Fletcher, Lizzie [D-TX-7] 02/18/2021
Rep. Crow, Jason [D-CO-6] 02/18/2021
Rep. Connolly, Gerald E. [D-VA-11] 02/18/2021
Rep. Grijalva, Raul M. [D-AZ-3] 02/18/2021
Rep. Gonzalez, Vicente [D-TX-15] 02/18/2021
Rep. Trone, David J. [D-MD-6] 02/18/2021
Rep. Demings, Val Butler [D-FL-10] 02/18/2021
Rep. McNerney, Jerry [D-CA-9] 02/18/2021
Rep. Underwood, Lauren [D-IL-14] 02/18/2021
Rep. Pascrell, Bill, Jr. [D-NJ-9] 02/18/2021
Rep. Castro, Joaquin [D-TX-20] 02/18/2021
Rep. Casten, Sean [D-IL-6] 02/18/2021
Rep. Sanchez, Linda T. [D-CA-38] 02/18/2021
Rep. Axne, Cynthia [D-IA-3] 02/18/2021
Rep. Cole, Tom [R-OK-4] 02/18/2021
Rep. Stefanik, Elise M. [R-NY-21] 02/18/2021
Rep. Courtney, Joe [D-CT-2] 02/18/2021
Rep. Lamb, Conor [D-PA-17] 02/18/2021
Rep. Levin, Mike [D-CA-49] 02/18/2021
Rep. Chu, Judy [D-CA-27] 02/18/2021
Rep. Krishnamoorthi, Raja [D-IL-8] 02/18/2021
Rep. Kuster, Ann M. [D-NH-2] 02/18/2021
Rep. Eshoo, Anna G. [D-CA-18] 02/18/2021
Rep. Hayes, Jahana [D-CT-5] 02/18/2021
Rep. DeSaulnier, Mark [D-CA-11] 02/18/2021
Rep. Gonzalez, Anthony [R-OH-16] 02/18/2021
Rep. Horsford, Steven [D-NV-4] 02/18/2021
Rep. Clark, Katherine M. [D-MA-5] 02/18/2021
Rep. Ross, Deborah K. [D-NC-2] 02/18/2021
Rep. Suozzi, Thomas R. [D-NY-3] 02/18/2021
Rep. Jacobs, Sara [D-CA-53] 02/18/2021
Rep. Strickland, Marilyn [D-WA-10] 02/18/2021
Rep. Bush, Cori [D-MO-1] 02/18/2021
Rep. Torres, Ritchie [D-NY-15] 02/18/2021
Rep. Reed, Tom [R-NY-23] 02/18/2021
Rep. Neal, Richard E. [D-MA-1] 02/18/2021
Del. San Nicolas, Michael F. Q. [D-GU-At Large] 02/18/2021
Del. Sablan, Gregorio Kilili Camacho [D-MP-At Large] 02/18/2021
Rep. Pingree, Chellie [D-ME-1] 02/18/2021
Rep. Yarmuth, John A. [D-KY-3] 02/18/2021
Rep. Boyle, Brendan F. [D-PA-2] 02/18/2021
Rep. McCaul, Michael T. [R-TX-10] 02/18/2021
Rep. Jeffries, Hakeem S. [D-NY-8] 02/18/2021
Rep. Bustos, Cheri [D-IL-17] 02/18/2021
Rep. Auchincloss, Jake [D-MA-4] 02/18/2021
Rep. Beyer, Donald S., Jr. [D-VA-8] 02/18/2021
Rep. Neguse, Joe [D-CO-2] 02/18/2021
Rep. DelBene, Suzan K. [D-WA-1] 02/18/2021
Rep. Wagner, Ann [R-MO-2] 02/18/2021
Rep. Allred, Colin Z. [D-TX-32] 02/18/2021
Rep. McGovern, James P. [D-MA-2] 02/18/2021
Rep. Schiff, Adam B. [D-CA-28] 02/18/2021
Rep. Raskin, Jamie [D-MD-8] 02/18/2021
Rep. Quigley, Mike [D-IL-5] 02/18/2021
Rep. Costa, Jim [D-CA-16] 02/18/2021
Rep. Clarke, Yvette D. [D-NY-9] 02/18/2021
Rep. Hastings, Alcee L. [D-FL-20] 02/18/2021
Rep. Rush, Bobby L. [D-IL-1] 02/18/2021
Rep. Gallego, Ruben [D-AZ-7] 02/18/2021
Rep. Williams, Nikema [D-GA-5] 02/18/2021
Rep. Meeks, Gregory W. [D-NY-5] 02/18/2021
Rep. Phillips, Dean [D-MN-3] 02/18/2021
Rep. Watson Coleman, Bonnie [D-NJ-12] 02/18/2021
Rep. Crist, Charlie [D-FL-13] 02/18/2021
Rep. Gomez, Jimmy [D-CA-34] 02/18/2021
Rep. Cuellar, Henry [D-TX-28] 02/18/2021
Rep. Soto, Darren [D-FL-9] 02/18/2021
Rep. Stanton, Greg [D-AZ-9] 02/18/2021
Rep. Pallone, Frank, Jr. [D-NJ-6] 02/18/2021
Rep. Kilmer, Derek [D-WA-6] 02/18/2021
Rep. Larsen, Rick [D-WA-2] 02/18/2021
Rep. Leger Fernandez, Teresa [D-NM-3] 02/18/2021
Rep. Torres, Norma J. [D-CA-35] 02/18/2021
Rep. Kirkpatrick, Ann [D-AZ-2] 02/18/2021
Rep. Malinowski, Tom [D-NJ-7] 02/18/2021
Rep. Matsui, Doris O. [D-CA-6] 02/18/2021
Rep. Perlmutter, Ed [D-CO-7] 02/18/2021
Rep. Correa, J. Luis [D-CA-46] 02/18/2021
Rep. Takano, Mark [D-CA-41] 02/18/2021
Rep. Green, Al [D-TX-9] 02/18/2021
Rep. Mfume, Kweisi [D-MD-7] 02/18/2021
Rep. Napolitano, Grace F. [D-CA-32] 02/18/2021
Rep. Murphy, Stephanie N. [D-FL-7] 02/18/2021
Rep. Kind, Ron [D-WI-3] 02/18/2021
Rep. Turner, Michael R. [R-OH-10] 02/23/2021
Rep. Upton, Fred [R-MI-6] 02/23/2021
Rep. Bowman, Jamaal [D-NY-16] 02/23/2021
Rep. Kinzinger, Adam [R-IL-16] 02/23/2021
Rep. McMorris Rodgers, Cathy [R-WA-5] 02/23/2021
Rep. Lee, Susie [D-NV-3] 02/23/2021
Rep. Gottheimer, Josh [D-NJ-5] 02/23/2021
Rep. Delgado, Antonio [D-NY-19] 02/24/2021
Rep. Meijer, Peter [R-MI-3] 03/02/2021
Rep. Slotkin, Elissa [D-MI-8] 03/02/2021
Rep. Norcross, Donald [D-NJ-1] 03/11/2021
Rep. Manning, Kathy E. [D-NC-6] 03/23/2021
Rep. Kim, Young [R-CA-39] 03/23/2021

Committees (4)

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 Related Documents
House Education and Labor02/15/2021 Referred to
03/24/2021 Markup by
05/04/2021 Reported by
Committee on House Administration02/15/2021 Referred to
05/04/2021 Discharged from
House Oversight and Reform02/15/2021 Referred to
05/04/2021 Discharged from
House Judiciary02/15/2021 Referred to
05/04/2021 Discharged from
House Judiciary Subcommittee on Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties04/28/2021 Referred to

As of 05/09/2021 no related bill information has been received for H.R.1065 - Pregnant Workers Fairness Act


Latest Summary (1)

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Introduced in House (02/15/2021)

Pregnant Workers Fairness Act

This bill prohibits employment practices that discriminate against making reasonable accommodations for qualified employees affected by pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions. A qualified employee is an employee or applicant who, with or without reasonable accommodation, can perform the essential functions of the position, with specified exceptions.

Specifically, the bill declares that it is an unlawful employment practice to

  • fail to make reasonable accommodations to known limitations of such employees unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on an entity's business operation;
  • require a qualified employee affected by such condition to accept an accommodation other than any reasonable accommodation arrived at through an interactive process;
  • deny employment opportunities based on the need of the entity to make such reasonable accommodations to a qualified employee;
  • require such employees to take paid or unpaid leave if another reasonable accommodation can be provided; or
  • take adverse action in terms, conditions, or privileges of employment against a qualified employee requesting or using such reasonable accommodations.

The bill sets forth enforcement procedures and remedies that cover different types of employees in relation to such unlawful employment practices.

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission must provide examples of reasonable accommodations that shall be provided to affected employees unless the employer can demonstrate that doing so would impose an undue hardship.

The bill prohibits state immunity under the Eleventh Amendment to the Constitution from an action for a violation of this bill.