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Civil Rights Amendments

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A bill to prohibit discrimination on the basis of affectional or sexual preference, and for other purposes.

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01/14/1975Introduced in House

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01/14/1975Referred to House Committee on the Judiciary.
Action By: House of Representatives
01/14/1975Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

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Rep. Koch, Edward I. [D-NY-18]
Rep. Nix, Robert N. C. [D-PA-2]
Rep. McCloskey, Paul N., Jr. [R-CA-17]
Rep. Burton, John [D-CA-5]

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House Judiciary01/14/1975 Referred to

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Introduced in House (01/14/1975)

Civil Rights Amendments - Defines the term "affectional or sexual perference" to mean for purposes of the Civil Rights Act having or manifesting an emotional or physical attachment to another consenting person or persons of either gender, or having or manifesting a perference for such attachment.

Prohibits discrimination based upon such affectional or sexual preference in the following areas: (1) public accomodations; (2) public education; (3) equal employment opportunities; (4) the sale, rental and financing of housing; and (5) education programs which receive Federal financial assistance.