US HB2796 | 2017-2018 | 115th Congress


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 12-0)
Status: Introduced on June 7 2017 - 25% progression, died in committee
Action: 2017-07-12 - Referred to the Subcommittee on the Constitution and Civil Justice.
Pending: House Subcommittee on the Constitution And Civil Justice Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


Civil Rights Uniformity Act of 2017 This bill prohibits the word "sex" or "gender" from being interpreted to mean "gender identity," and requires "man" or "woman" to be interpreted to refer exclusively to a person's genetic sex, for purposes determining the meaning of federal civil rights laws or related federal administrative agency regulations or guidance. No federal civil rights law shall be interpreted to treat gender identity or transgender status as a protected class, unless it expressly designates "gender identity" or "transgender status" as a protected class.

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Civil Rights Uniformity Act of 2017



2017-07-12HouseReferred to the Subcommittee on the Constitution and Civil Justice.
2017-06-07HouseReferred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
2017-06-07HouseIntroduced in House


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