H.R.2116: Creating a Respectful and Open World for Natural Hair Act of 2022

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116 (115 Democrats, 1 Republican)

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Bill Summary

Creating a Respectful and Open World for Natural Hair Act of 2022 or the CROWN Act of 2022 This bill prohibits discrimination based on a person's hair texture or hairstyle if that style or texture is commonly associated with a particular race or national origin. Specifically, the bill prohibits this type of discrimination against those participating in federally assisted programs, housing programs, public accommodations, and employment....

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Bill Actions

Date Description
March 21, 2022
Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
March 18, 2022
On passage Passed by the Yeas and Nays: 235 - 189 (Roll no. 82).
March 18, 2022
Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 979.
March 18, 2022
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
March 18, 2022
The previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule.
March 18, 2022
DEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on H.R. 2116.
March 18, 2022
Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 963 and H.R. 2116. The rule provides for one hour of general debate on both H.R. 963 and H.R. 2116.
March 18, 2022
On passage Passed by the Yeas and Nays: 235 - 189 (Roll no. 82). (text: CR H3833-3834)
March 18, 2022
Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 979. (consideration: CR H3833-3842)
March 16, 2022
Rule H. Res. 979 passed House.
March 15, 2022
Rules Committee Resolution H. Res. 979 Reported to House. Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 963 and H.R. 2116. The rule provides for one hour of general debate on both H.R. 963 and H.R. 2116.
Feb. 28, 2022
On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Failed by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 235 - 188 (Roll no. 48).
Feb. 28, 2022
Considered as unfinished business.
Feb. 28, 2022
Considered under suspension of the rules.
Feb. 28, 2022
At the conclusion of debate, the Yeas and Nays were demanded and ordered. Pursuant to the provisions of clause 8, rule XX, the Chair announced that further proceedings on the motion would be postponed.
Feb. 28, 2022
DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 2116.
Feb. 28, 2022
Mr. Nadler moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended.
Feb. 28, 2022
On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Failed by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 235 - 188 (Roll no. 48). (text: CR H1160-1162)
Feb. 28, 2022
Considered as unfinished business. (consideration: CR H1172-1173)
Feb. 28, 2022
Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H1160-1166)
Feb. 25, 2022
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 182.
Feb. 25, 2022

Committee on the Budget discharged.

Feb. 25, 2022

Committee on Education and Labor discharged.

Feb. 25, 2022
Reported (Amended) by the Committee on Judiciary. H. Rept. 117-252, Part I.
Oct. 19, 2021
Referred to the Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties.
Sept. 30, 2021
Ordered to be Reported in the Nature of a Substitute by the Yeas and Nays: 23 - 15.
Sept. 30, 2021
Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
March 19, 2021
Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary, and in addition to the Committees on Education and Labor, and the Budget, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
March 19, 2021

Introduced in the House by Bonnie Watson Coleman (D-N.J.)

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