/  H.R. 3992 — Protect Older Job Applicants (POJA) Act

H.R. 3992 - Protect Older Job Applicants (POJA) Act

Bill Text

  • Rules Committee Print 117-14 PDF

    Showing the text of H.R. 3992, as ordered reported by the Committee on Education and Labor.

Rule Information

COMMITTEE ACTION:
REPORTED BY A RECORD VOTE of 8-3 on Tuesday, October 12, 2021.

MANAGERS: McGovern/Fischbach

1. Structured rule for H.R. 2119.
2. Provides one hour of general debate equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Education and Labor or their designees.
3. Waives all points of order against consideration of the bill.
4. Provides that an amendment in the nature of a substitute consisting of the text of Rules Committee Print 117-15, modified by the amendment printed in part A of the Rules Committee report, shall be considered as adopted and the bill, as amended, shall be considered as read.
5. Waives all points of order against provisions in the bill, as amended.
6. Provides that following debate, each further amendment printed in part B of the Rules Committee report not earlier considered as part of amendments en bloc pursuant to section 3 shall be considered only in the order printed in the report, may be offered only by a Member designated in the report, shall be considered as read, shall be debatable for the time specified in the report equally divided and controlled by the proponent and an opponent, may be withdrawn by the proponent at any time before the question is put thereon, shall not be subject to amendment, and shall not be subject to a demand for division of the question.
7. Waives all points of order against the amendments printed in Part B of the report and amendments en bloc described in section 3 of the resolution.
8. Section 3 provides that at any time after debate the chair of the Committee on Education and Labor or his designee may offer amendments en bloc consisting of further amendments printed in part B
of the Rules Committee report not earlier disposed of. Amendments en bloc shall be considered as read, shall be debatable for 20 minutes equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Education and Labor or their designees, shall not be subject to amendment, and shall not be subject to a demand for division of the question.
9. Provides one motion to recommit.
10. Structured rule for H.R. 3110.
11. Provides one hour of general debate equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Education and Labor or their designees.
12. Waives all points of order against consideration of the bill.
13. Provides that the amendment in the nature of a substitute recommended by the Committee on Education and Labor now printed in the bill, modified by the amendment printed in part C of the Rules Committee report, shall be considered as adopted and the bill, as amended, shall be considered as read.
14. Waives all points of order against provisions in the bill, as amended.
15. Makes in order only those amendments printed in part D of the Rules Committee report. Each further amendment printed in part D of the Rules Committee report shall be considered only in the order printed in the report, may be offered only by a Member designated in the report, shall be considered as read, shall be debatable for the time specified in the report equally divided and controlled by the proponent and an opponent, may be withdrawn by the proponent at any time before the question is put thereon, shall not be subject to amendment, and shall not be subject to a demand for division of the question.
16. Waives all points of order against the amendments printed in part D of the report.
17. Provides one motion to recommit.
18. Structured rule for H.R. 3992.
19. Provides one hour of general debate equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Education and Labor or their designees.
20. Waives all points of order against consideration of the bill.
21. Provides that an amendment in the nature of a substitute consisting of the text of Rules Committee Print 117-14 shall be considered as adopted and the bill, as amended, shall be considered as read.
22. Waives all points of order against provisions in the bill, as amended.
23. Makes in order only those further amendments printed in Part E of the
report. Each further amendment printed in part E of the Rules Committee report shall be considered only in the order printed in the report, may be offered only by a Member designated in the report, shall be considered as read, shall be debatable for the time specified in the report equally divided and controlled by the proponent and an opponent, may be withdrawn by the proponent at any time before the question is put thereon, shall not be subject to amendment, and shall not be subject to a demand for division of the question.
24. Waives all points of order against the amendments printed in Part E of the report.
25. Provides one motion to recommit.

26. Provides that the House hereby concurs in the Senate amendment to the House amendment to S. 1301.
27. Provides that at any time through the legislative day of Friday, October 22, 2021, the Speaker may entertain motions offered by the Majority Leader or a designee that the House suspend the rules with respect to multiple measures that were the object of motions to suspend the rules on the legislative days of July 26, September 29, October 19, October 20, October 21, or October 22, in the form as so offered, and on which the yeas and nays were ordered and further proceedings postponed. The Chair shall put the question on any such motion without debate or intervening motion, and the ordering of the yeas and nays on postponed motions to suspend the rules with respect to such measures is vacated.
28. Provides that House Resolution 188, agreed to March 8, 2021 (as most recently amended by H. Res. 667, agreed to September 21, 2021), is amended by striking "October 27, 2021" each place it appears and inserting (in each instance) "November 18, 2021".

Amendments (click headers to sort)

#Version #Sponsor(s)PartySummaryStatus
1Version 2Pappas (NH), Newman (IL)DemocratRevised Requires the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission to conduct a study on the number of job applicants impacted by age discrimination in the job application process and issue recommendations on addressing age discrimination in the job application process.Made in Order
2Version 1Allen (GA)RepublicanProvides that nothing in this Act shall be construed to prohibit or limit an employer from operating an apprenticeship or internship program, provided such program is not intended to discriminate because of age.Submitted
3Version 1Keller (PA)RepublicanRequires a GAO study to determine whether not allowing claims of disparate impact discrimination by applicants for employment under the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967 has a significant negative impact on such applicants, and provides that if the results of the study show there is not a significant negative impact on such applicants, then the Act shall not take effect.Made in Order
4Version 1Letlow, Julia (LA)RepublicanProvides that nothing in this Act shall be construed to prohibit or limit an employer from posting job openings on job search websites or online job boards, provided such posting is not intended to discriminate because of age.Submitted
5Version 1Miller-Meeks (IA)RepublicanProvides that nothing in this Act shall be construed to prohibit or limit an employer from recruiting or interviewing for employment students attending high schools, Job Corps centers, colleges, or universities, provided such recruiting or interviewing is not intended to discriminate because of age.Submitted
6Version 3Strickland (WA)DemocratWithdrawn Requires the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission to study whether the type of the job application (e.g. in-person interview, paper application, digital application, etc.) has a discriminatory impact on applicants based on their age under the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, and to report the results of the study to Congress, including suggestions on how to address this impact, should any be found.Withdrawn
7Version 1Ross (NC)DemocratWithdrawn Directs the Secretary of Labor to study and issue a report on employment discrimination against older caregivers and legal guardians who are employees or job applicants.Withdrawn
8Version 1Biggs (AZ)RepublicanLate Prevents the Biden administration from issuing a vaccine mandate.Submitted