H.R.1131 - Womens Equal Rights Act of 198398th Congress (1983-1984)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Kramer, Ken [R-CO-5] (Introduced 02/01/1983)|
|Committees:||House - Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||House - 02/09/1983 Referred to Subcommittee on Civil and Constitutional Rights. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.1131 — 98th Congress (1983-1984)All Information (Except Text)
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.