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H.R.1397 Employment Non-Discrimination Act, 112th Congress

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  • Latest Action: Jul 11, 2011 Referred to the Subcommittee on the Constitution.

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  • 22% of users oppose H.R.1397

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    • Human Rights Campaign

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    • Legislation That Requires Our Immediate Attention and Action - Blogs - July 21, 2012 by Jade Wollman - ... Education, Labor and Pensions Committee (HELP) held a hearing on the Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA), HR 1397/S 811, legislation that would help ensure that lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people ...

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      As noted by Jade Wollman on July 21, 2012, "... Education, Labor and Pensions Committee (HELP) held a hearing on the Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA), HR 1397/S 811, legislation that would help ensure that lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people ..." (/url?q=http://jadewollman.wordpress.com/2012/07/21/legislation-that-requires-our-immediate-attention-and-action/&sa=U&ei=_GwMUJ-cAaWc2AW-hoEh&ved=0CCUQmAEwAg&usg=AFQjCNFJKLtM1tZDlqZu1pqLbnk6efib7Q)
    • My First Days Interning in Washington D.C. :: Fresh Updates from RAC - June 15, 2012 by Guest - ... RAC's Eisendrath Legislative Assistants, at a Senate hearing on the Employment Non-Discrimination Act (H.R. 1397/S. 811), which would outlaw employment discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity.

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      As noted by Guest on June 15, 2012, "... RAC's Eisendrath Legislative Assistants, at a Senate hearing on the Employment Non-Discrimination Act (H.R. 1397/S. 811), which would outlaw employment discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity." (/url?q=http://blogs.rj.org/rac/2012/06/15/my-first-days-interning-in-washington-d-c/&sa=U&ei=_GwMUJ-cAaWc2AW-hoEh&ved=0CD8QmAEwCA&usg=AFQjCNHreTsAlvtsl1FpGGtUxkjBpYmpcQ)
    • My First Days Interning in Washington D.C. :: Fresh Updates from RAC - June 15, 2012 by Guest - ... RAC's Eisendrath Legislative Assistants, at a Senate hearing on the Employment Non-Discrimination Act (H.R. 1397/S. 811), which would outlaw employment discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity.

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      As noted by Guest on June 15, 2012, "... RAC's Eisendrath Legislative Assistants, at a Senate hearing on the Employment Non-Discrimination Act (H.R. 1397/S. 811), which would outlaw employment discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity." (/url?q=http://blogs.rj.org/rac/2012/06/15/my-first-days-interning-in-washington-d-c/&sa=U&ei=L2sEUMKXDMXs2AXfzPDTBQ&ved=0CCsQmAEwAw&usg=AFQjCNH0jgFwcSrYoDT8XjsnUd_W2GQXkA)

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    • My Turn Adding My Voice - July 02, 2012 by Patch - The fight for equality still continues to this day.  Currently the House of Representatives is considering bill H.R. 1397 and the Senate has bill S. 811, the Employment Non-Discrimination Act.  These bills would grant the Lesbian, Gay ...

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      As noted by Patch on July 02, 2012, "The fight for equality still continues to this day.  Currently the House of Representatives is considering bill H.R. 1397 and the Senate has bill S. 811, the Employment Non-Discrimination Act.  These bills would grant the Lesbian, Gay ..." (http://oswego.patch.com/blog_posts/my-turn-adding-my-voice)
    • Senate panel holds ENDA hearing - June 13, 2012 by Bay Area Reporter - 811) and Representative Barney Frank (D-Massachusetts) introduced it to the House (H.R. 1397). While the legislation received hearings in both chambers during the last congressional session, it did not get a committee vote in either. That is the likely ...

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      As noted by Bay Area Reporter on June 13, 2012, "811) and Representative Barney Frank (D-Massachusetts) introduced it to the House (H.R. 1397). While the legislation received hearings in both chambers during the last congressional session, it did not get a committee vote in either. That is the likely ..." (http://ebar.com/news/article.php?sec=news&article=67792)
    • Sutton Applauds President's Support of Gay Marriage - May 10, 2012 by Patch - Sutton, who calls herself a strong supporter of equality for all, voted to end ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’ in the 111th Congress, and is an original co-sponsor of H.R. 1397, the Employment Non-Discrimination Act.

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      As noted by Patch on May 10, 2012, "Sutton, who calls herself a strong supporter of equality for all, voted to end ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’ in the 111th Congress, and is an original co-sponsor of H.R. 1397, the Employment Non-Discrimination Act." (http://strongsville.patch.com/articles/sutton-applauds-president-s-support-of-gay-marriage)
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