HR 1488

112th CONGRESS
1st Session

H. R. 1488

To amend the Equal Credit Opportunity Act to prohibit discrimination on account of sexual orientation or gender identity when extending credit.

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

April 12, 2011

Mr. ISRAEL (for himself, Mr. ACKERMAN, Mr. ANDREWS, Ms. BALDWIN, Ms. BERKLEY, Mrs. CAPPS, Mr. CAPUANO, Ms. CHU, Ms. CLARKE of New York, Mr. CLAY, Mr. CONNOLLY of Virginia, Mr. CROWLEY, Mr. ELLISON, Mr. FILNER, Mr. FRANK of Massachusetts, Mr. GRIJALVA, Mr. GUTIERREZ, Mr. HASTINGS of Florida, Mr. HINCHEY, Mr. HOLT, Mr. HONDA, Mr. JACKSON of Illinois, Ms. LEE of California, Mr. LEWIS of Georgia, Ms. ZOE LOFGREN of California, Mr. LUJAN, Mrs. MALONEY, Mr. MORAN, Mr. NADLER, Ms. NORTON, Mr. PETERS, Ms. PINGREE of Maine, Mr. POLIS, Mr. QUIGLEY, Ms. RICHARDSON, Mr. ROTHMAN of New Jersey, Mr. SERRANO, Mr. SHERMAN, Ms. SUTTON, Mr. STARK, Mr. TOWNS, Ms. TSONGAS, Mr. WAXMAN, Ms. WOOLSEY, Mr. ENGEL, and Ms. WASSERMAN SCHULTZ) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Financial Services


A BILL

To amend the Equal Credit Opportunity Act to prohibit discrimination on account of sexual orientation or gender identity when extending credit.

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

SEC. 2. PROHIBITION AGAINST DISCRIMINATION ON ACCOUNT OF SEXUAL ORIENTATION OR GENDER IDENTITY.

SEC. 3. DEFINITIONS.

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