Federal - HR 136

Federal Intern Protection Act of 2019

Introduced

January 3, 2019

Description

This bill makes certain protections against discrimination for federal employees applicable to federal interns (and applicants for internships).

Our Position

Support

Commentary

FMA supports this bill which extends antidiscrimination protections for federal interns.

Original Sponsor 1

Co-Sponsors 4

Latest Actions See More/Less

  • Jan. 16, 2019 — Received in the Senate and referred to Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee. Congressional Record p. S272-S273

  • Jan. 15, 2019 — Measure passed in the House by voice vote, under suspension of the rules (two-thirds vote required). Congressional Record p. H563

  • Jan. 15, 2019 — Cummings, D-Md., motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, agreed to by voice vote. Congressional Record p. H562-H563

  • Jan. 3, 2019 — Original cosponsor(s): 4

    Meadows, (R-N.C.)Norton, (D-D.C.)
    Meng, (D-N.Y.)Scott, R. (D-Va.)
  • Jan. 3, 2019 — Read twice and referred to: House Oversight and Reform.Congressional Record p. H206