H.R.1488 - Freedom from Discrimination in Credit Act of 2011

To amend the Equal Credit Opportunity Act to prohibit discrimination on account of sexual orientation or gender identity when extending credit. view all titles (2)

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  • Official: To amend the Equal Credit Opportunity Act to prohibit discrimination on account of sexual orientation or gender identity when extending credit. as introduced.
  • Short: Freedom from Discrimination in Credit Act of 2011 as introduced.

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04/12/11
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Steve Israel

D-NY

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Official Summary

Freedom from Discrimination in Credit Act of 2011 - Amends the Equal Credit Opportunity Act to prohibit discrimination on account of sexual orientation or gender identity when extending credit. Defines: (1) \"gender identity\" as the gender-related identity, appearance, or mannerisms or oth

Official Summary

Freedom from Discrimination in Credit Act of 2011 - Amends the Equal Credit Opportunity Act to prohibit discrimination on account of sexual orientation or gender identity when extending credit. Defines:
(1) \"gender identity\" as the gender-related identity, appearance, or mannerisms or other gender-related characteristics of an individual with or without regard to the individual's designated sex at birth;
(2) \"person\" as a natural person, corporation, government or governmental subdivision or agency, trust, estate, partnership, cooperative, or association; and
(3) \"sexual orientation\" as homosexuality, heterosexuality, or bisexuality.

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