H.R.5490 - Civil Rights Act of 198498th Congress (1983-1984)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Simon, Paul [D-IL-22] (Introduced 04/12/1984)|
|Committees:||House - Education and Labor; Judiciary|
|Committee Reports:||H.Rept 98-829 Part 1; H.Rept 98-829 Part 2|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 07/23/1984 Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 1060. (All Actions)|
|Roll Call Votes:||There have been 2 roll call votes|
This bill has the status Passed House
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Summary: H.R.5490 — 98th Congress (1983-1984)All Information (Except Text)
(Measure passed House, amended, roll call #270 (375-32))
Passed House amended (06/26/1984)
Civil Rights Act of 1984 - Amends the Education Amendments of 1972, the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Age Discrimination Act of 1975 and the Civil Rights Act to prohibit discrimination by any recipient of Federal financial assistance. (Currently, discrimination is prohibited only in a program or activity receiving Federal assistance.)
Defines the term "recipient" to extend comprehensive coverage for purposes of the four Acts to any State or local governmental unit, any public or private agency or entity, and any subunit, successor, assignee, or transferee of any such unit, agency, or entity.
Provides that Members of Congress and the Federal judiciary may be considered recipients of Federal financial assistance for the purpose of extending coverage of the four civil rights Acts.
States that nothing in this Act shall be construed as changing the status of historically black colleges and universities.