Legislation

Employment Non-Discrimination Act

S. 811 H.R. 1397

The Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA) prohibits employment discrimination on the basis of actual or perceived sexual orientation or gender identity by employers, employment agencies, labor organizations, or joint labor-management committees and prohibits related retaliation. This Act also prohibits preferential treatment or quotas. ENDA also prohibits the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) from collecting statistics from covered entities on actual or perceived sexual orientation or gender identity or compelling the collection by covered entities of such statistics. This Act does not apply to: (1) religious organizations, and (2) the relationship between the United States and members of the Armed Forces.

Senate

Status Update

04/13/2011
Introduced in Senate
04/13/2011
Referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions

House

Status Update

04/06/2011
Introduced in House
04/06/2011
Referred to the Committee on Education and the Workforce; Committee on House Oversight and Government Reform; and Committee on House Administration
04/08/2011
Referred to the Subcommittee on the Federal Workforce
04/15/2011
Referred to the Subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor and Pensions
07/11/2011
Referred to the Subcommittee on the Constitution