Summary: H.R.70 — 97th Congress (1981-1982)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (01/05/1981)

Age Discrimination in Employment Amendments of 1981 - Amends the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967 to remove the existing 70-year upper age limit to which the discrimination prohibitions apply, thus extending coverage to all individuals who are at least 40 years of age. States that no exceptions to the prohibitions are permitted based on the nature of employment of an individual or entitlement to retirement benefits.

Repeals mandatory retirement provisions for Federal civil service employees, District of Columbia employees, and Foreign Service employees.