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Civil Rights Uniformity Act of 2016 (H.R. 5812)

This law was last updated on Nov 7, 2018


This law is Anti–LGBTQ

State

Federal

Number

H.R. 5812

Status

Failed to Pass

Proposed

Jul 14, 2016

Topics

Anti-Transgender, LGBTQ

Full Bill Text

www.congress.gov

H.R. 5812 would prohibit the word “sex” or “gender” from being interpreted to mean “gender identity,” and require “man” or “woman” to be interpreted to refer exclusively to a person’s genetic sex, for purposes determining the meaning of federal civil rights laws or related federal administrative agency regulations or guidance.

The bill would prohibit federal civil rights laws from being interpreted to treat gender identity or transgender status as a protected class, unless it expressly designates “gender identity” or “transgender status” as a protected class.


People