Summary: H.R.1131 — 98th Congress (1983-1984)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (02/01/1983)

Women's Equal Rights Act of 1983 - Declares that in order to protect the rights secured for all persons by the equal protection clause of the Constitution, it is necessary to establish a uniform nationwide standard governing classifications based on gender.

Prohibits the Federal Government and any State or local government from making and enforcing a classification based upon gender unless it is necessary to achieve a compelling interest of that government and is the least burdensome alternative possible.