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S.3283 - Ending Housing Discrimination Against Servicemembers and Veterans Act of 2012
A bill to amend the Fair Housing Act to protect servicemembers and veterans from housing discrimination, and for other purposes.
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SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.
SEC. 2. FINDINGS.
SEC. 3. ENDING HOUSING DISCRIMINATION AGAINST SERVICEMEMBERS AND VETERANS.
‘(p) ‘Servicemember or veteran’ means an individual who serves or served in the Armed Forces, including in the National Guard or the Reserves (or in the National Guard in State status under title 32, United States Code), except that such term does not include an individual who was discharged or released from service under dishonorable conditions.’.CommentsClose CommentsPermalink
(d) Discrimination in the Provision of Brokerage Services- Section 806 of the Fair Housing Act (
(e) Religious Organization or Private Club Exemption- Section 807(a) of the Fair Housing Act (
(f) Administration- Section 808(e)(6) of the Fair Housing Act (
(1) in subsection (a), by inserting ‘, or because the person is a servicemember or veteran (as such term is defined in section 802 of this Act),’ after ‘national origin’;CommentsClose CommentsPermalink
(2) in subsection (b)(1), by inserting ‘or because a person is a servicemember or veteran (as such term is defined in section 802 of this Act),’ after ‘national origin,’; andCommentsClose CommentsPermalink
‘SEC. 821. RULE OF CONSTRUCTION RELATING TO THE TREATMENT OF SERVICEMEMBERS AND VETERANS.
‘(1) making available to an individual a benefit with respect to a dwelling, a residential real estate-related transaction (as defined in section 805 of this Act), or a service described in section 806 of this Act because the individual is a servicemember or veteran; orCommentsClose CommentsPermalink
‘(b) Definition- For purposes of this section, the term ‘benefit’ includes a term, condition, privilege, promotion, discount, or other favorable treatment (including an advertisement for such treatment) having the purpose or effect of providing an advantage to a servicemember or veteran.’.CommentsClose CommentsPermalink