H.R.1230: Protecting Older Workers Against Discrimination Act

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Bill Cosponsors

91 (81 Democrats, 10 Republicans)

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Week Ending Rank
Jan. 19, 2020 10th

Bill Summary

Protecting Older Workers Against Discrimination Act This bill amends the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967 to establish an unlawful employment practice when the complaining party demonstrates that age or participation in investigations, proceedings, or litigation under such Act was a motivating factor for any unlawful employment practice, even though other factors also motivated the practice (thereby allowing what are commonly known...

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Statement of Administration Policy

The administration opposes this legislation and has recommended the president veto it.

What Lawmakers Are Saying About This Bill

There are 33 statements associated with H.R.1230.

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Bill Actions

Date Description
Jan. 16, 2020
Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.
Jan. 15, 2020
Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 790. (consideration: CR H258-270; text: CR H264-265)
Jan. 15, 2020
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
Jan. 15, 2020
On passage Passed by recorded vote: 261 - 155 (Roll no. 21).
Jan. 15, 2020
On motion to recommit with instructions Failed by recorded vote: 196 - 220 (Roll no. 20).
Jan. 15, 2020
The previous question on the motion to recommit with instructions was ordered without objection.
Jan. 15, 2020
Floor summary: DEBATE - The House proceeded wiht 10 minutes of debate on the Smucker motion to recommit with instructions. The instructions contained in the motion seek to require the bill to be reported back to the House with an amendment adding at the end of the bill a new section pertaining to Rule of Construction which states nothing in the Act shall be construed to alter the status of a truck driver as an independent contractor if the truck driver is currently considered to be an independent contractor under Federal law.
Jan. 15, 2020
Mr. Smucker moved to recommit with instructions to the Committee on Education and Labor.
Jan. 15, 2020
The House adopted the amendments en gross as agreed to by the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union.
Jan. 15, 2020
The previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule.
Jan. 15, 2020
The House rose from the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union to report H.R. 1230.
Jan. 15, 2020
The House resolved into Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union for further consideration.
Jan. 15, 2020
Considered as unfinished business.
Jan. 15, 2020
Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union rises leaving H.R. 1230 as unfinished business.
Jan. 15, 2020
On motion that the committee rise Agreed to by voice vote.
Jan. 15, 2020
Mr. Scott (VA) moved that the committee rise.
Jan. 15, 2020
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 790, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Tlaib amendment No. 5.
Jan. 15, 2020
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H.Res. 790, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Brown (MD) amendment No. 4.
Jan. 15, 2020
POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Allen amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment, and by voice vote announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Allen demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings until a time to be announced.
Jan. 15, 2020
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H.Res. 790, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Allen amendment No. 3.
Jan. 15, 2020
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H.Res. 790, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Rodney Davis (IL) amendment No. 2.
Jan. 15, 2020
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H.Res. 790, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the DeSaulnier amendment No. 1.
Jan. 15, 2020
GENERAL DEBATE - The Committee of the Whole proceeded with one hour of general debate on H.R. 1230.
Jan. 15, 2020
The Speaker designated the Honorable Henry Cuellar to act as Chairman of the Committee.
Jan. 15, 2020
House resolved itself into the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union pursuant to H. Res. 790 and Rule XVIII.
Jan. 15, 2020
Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 1230 and H.J. Res. 76 with 1 hour of general debate. Previous question shall be considered as ordered without intervening motions except motion to recommit with or without instructions. Measure will be considered read. Specified amendments are in order.
Jan. 15, 2020
Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 790.
Jan. 15, 2020
Mr. Smucker moved to recommit with instructions to the Committee on Education and Labor. (text: CR H271)
Jan. 15, 2020
Considered as unfinished business. (consideration: CR H270-274)
Jan. 13, 2020
Rules Committee Resolution H. Res. 790 Reported to House. Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 1230 and H.J. Res. 76 with 1 hour of general debate. Previous question shall be considered as ordered without intervening motions except motion to recommit with or without instructions. Measure will be considered read. Specified amendments are in order.
Jan. 9, 2020
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 295.
Jan. 9, 2020
Reported (Amended) by the Committee on Education and Labor. H. Rept. 116-372.
June 11, 2019
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 27 - 18.
June 11, 2019
Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
Feb. 14, 2019
Referred to the House Committee on Education and Labor.
Feb. 14, 2019

Introduced in the House by Robert C. Scott (D-Va.)

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