H.RES.416: Encouraging the celebration of the month of June as LGBT Pride Month.

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about civil rights and liberties, minority issues
You can read the bill
Sponsor Al Green, D-Texas
Total Cosponsors 25 (23 Democrats, 2 Republicans)
Introduced Nov. 15, 2013
Latest Major Action Jan. 9, 2014
See it on GovTrack
See it on C-SPAN

Bill Progress

  • Bill introduced in the House   
  • Bill passed in the House   
  • Bill passed in the Senate   
  • Bill signed into law

Bill Summary

Recognizes that all Americans should be treated fairly and equally regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity.

Acknowledges the struggle of the Stonewall protestors (human rights protesters at the Stonewall Inn in New York City on June 28, 1969) and other lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people for equality.

Encourages the celebration of LGBT Pride Month to provide an opportunity for people in the United States to learn about discrimination and inequality that continues to face LGBT people.

Recognizes that the United States must continue to strive to ensure that the promise of equality is realized for all Americans.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Jan. 9, 2014 Referred to the Subcommittee on the Constitution and Civil Justice.
Nov. 15, 2013 Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.