H.R.2048 - A bill to eliminate the exemption for Congress or for the United States from the application of certain provisions of Federal law relating to employment, privacy, and social security, and for other purposes.98th Congress (1983-1984)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Wilson, Charles [D-TX-2] (Introduced 03/09/1983)|
|Committees:||House - Education and Labor; Government Operations; Ways and Means|
|Latest Action:||House - 03/25/1983 See H.R.1900. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.2048 — 98th Congress (1983-1984)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (03/09/1983)
Amends the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the Equal Employment Opportunity Act of 1972 to extend to all units of the legislative branch of Government the prohibition against discrimination in employment which now applies only to those units of the legislative branch having positions in the competitive civil service.
Amends the National Labor Relations Act to include the United States and the legislative branch as employers subject to the prohibition against unfair labor practices.
Extends the coverage of the Fair Labor Standards Act to the employees of any unit of the legislative branch whether or not the unit has positions in the competitive civil service.
Includes the United States and the legislative branch as employers subject the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970.
Applies the provisions of the Freedom of Information Act and the Privacy Act to the legislative branch.
Amends the Social Security Act and the Internal Revenue Code to repeal the exemption of the Vice President, Members of Congress, and legislative branch employees from social security taxation and benefit provisions for taxable years beginning after December 31, 1988.