HR 998

112th CONGRESS
1st Session

H. R. 998

To end discrimination based on actual or perceived sexual orientation or gender identity in public schools, and for other purposes.

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

March 10, 2011

Mr. POLIS (for himself, Mr. ACKERMAN, Mr. FARR, Mr. BACA, Mr. FILNER, Ms. BALDWIN, Mr. FRANK of Massachusetts, Ms. BERKLEY, Mr. AL GREEN of Texas, Mr. BERMAN, Mr. GRIJALVA, Mr. BLUMENAUER, Mr. GUTIERREZ, Mr. BRADY of Pennsylvania, Mr. HASTINGS of Florida, Mr. BRALEY of Iowa, Mr. HIMES, Mrs. CAPPS, Mr. HINCHEY, Mr. CAPUANO, Ms. HIRONO, Ms. CASTOR of Florida, Mr. HOLT, Ms. CHU, Mr. HONDA, Mr. CICILLINE, Mr. ISRAEL, Ms. CLARKE of New York, Mr. JACKSON of Illinois, Mr. COURTNEY, Ms. JACKSON LEE of Texas, Mr. CROWLEY, Mr. KILDEE, Mrs. DAVIS of California, Mr. KUCINICH, Mr. DEFAZIO, Mr. LANGEVIN, Ms. DEGETTE, Mr. LARSON of Connecticut, Mr. DEUTCH, Ms. LEE of California, Mr. DOYLE, Mr. LEVIN, Mr. ELLISON, Mr. LEWIS of Georgia, Mr. ENGEL, Ms. ZOE LOFGREN of California, Ms. ESHOO, Mr. LUJAN, Mr. KEATING, Mrs. MALONEY, Mr. MARKEY, Ms. ROS-LEHTINEN, Ms. MATSUI, Mr. ROTHMAN of New Jersey, Mrs. MCCARTHY of New York, Ms. ROYBAL-ALLARD, Ms. MCCOLLUM, Ms. LINDA T. SANCHEZ of California, Mr. MCDERMOTT, Mr. SARBANES, Mr. MCGOVERN, Ms. SCHAKOWSKY, Mr. MEEKS, Mr. SERRANO, Mr. MICHAUD, Mr. SHERMAN, Ms. MOORE, Ms. SPEIER, Mr. MORAN, Mr. STARK, Mr. MURPHY of Connecticut, Ms. SUTTON, Mr. NADLER, Mr. TONKO, Mrs. NAPOLITANO, Mr. TOWNS, Mr. NEAL, Ms. TSONGAS, Ms. NORTON, Mr. VAN HOLLEN, Mr. OLVER, Ms. WASSERMAN SCHULTZ, Mr. PALLONE, Mr. WAXMAN, Mr. PETERS, Mr. WEINER, Ms. PINGREE of Maine, Mr. WELCH, Mr. QUIGLEY, Ms. WOOLSEY, Ms. RICHARDSON, Mr. WU, Mr. YARMUTH, Mr. COHEN, Mr. CUMMINGS, Ms. EDDIE BERNICE JOHNSON of Texas, Mr. PASCRELL, Mr. CARSON of Indiana, and Mr. JOHNSON of Georgia) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Education and the Workforce


A BILL

To end discrimination based on actual or perceived sexual orientation or gender identity in public schools, and for other purposes.

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

SEC. 2. FINDINGS AND PURPOSES.

SEC. 3. DEFINITIONS.

SEC. 4. PROHIBITION AGAINST DISCRIMINATION; EXCEPTIONS.

SEC. 5. FEDERAL ADMINISTRATIVE ENFORCEMENT; REPORT TO CONGRESSIONAL COMMITTEES.

SEC. 6. CAUSE OF ACTION.

SEC. 7. STATE IMMUNITY.

SEC. 8. ATTORNEY'S FEES.

SEC. 9. EFFECT ON OTHER LAWS.

SEC. 10. SEVERABILITY.

SEC. 11. EFFECTIVE DATE.

END