House Bill 2116
117th Congress(2021-2022)
Creating a Respectful and Open World for Natural Hair Act of 2022
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Passed House on Mar 18, 2022
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Introduced
Mar 19, 2021
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Mar 21, 2022
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The primary form of legislative measure used to propose law. Depending on the chamber of origin, bills begin with a designation of either H.R. or S. Joint resolution is another form of legislative measure used to propose law.
Bill Number
2116
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117
Policy Area
Civil Rights and Liberties, Minority Issues
Civil Rights and Liberties, Minority Issues
Primary focus of measure is discrimination on basis of race, ethnicity, age, sex, gender, health or disability; First Amendment rights; due process and equal protection; abortion rights; privacy. Measures concerning abortion rights and procedures may fall under Health policy area.
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House Votes (4)
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Passed
March 18, 2022
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Summary

Creating a Respectful and Open World for Natural Hair Act of 2021 or the CROWN Act of 2021

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.

Persons shall not be deprived of equal rights under the law and shall not be subjected to prohibited practices based on their hair texture or style.

The bill provides for enforcement procedures under the applicable laws.

Text (4)
March 21, 2022
March 18, 2022
February 25, 2022
March 19, 2021
Amendments (1)
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Public Record
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Record Updated
May 17, 2022 2:26:22 AM