Cosponsors of H.R. 3017
Employment Non-Discrimination Act of 2009

...a bill to forbid discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity.
Rep. Barney Frank (D-MA, District 4), District Office Phone Number: 508-999-6462 -- principal sponsor
Rep. Neil Abercrombie (D-HI, District 1), District Office Phone Number: 808-541-2570
Rep. John Adler (D-NJ, District 3), District Office Phone Number: 732-914-2020
Rep. Robert Andrews (D-NJ, District 1), District Office Phone Number: 856-546-5100
Rep. Tammy Baldwin (D-WI, District 2), District Office Phone Number: 608-258-9800
Rep. Melissa Bean (D-IL, District 8), District Office Phone Number: 847-925-0265
Rep. Shelley Berkley (D-NV, District 1), District Office Phone Number: 702-220-9823
Rep. Howard Berman (D-CA, District 28), District Office Phone Number: 818-994-7200
Rep. Judy Biggert (R-IL, District 13), District Office Phone Number: 630-655-2052
Rep. Earl Blumenauer (D-OR, District 3), District Office Phone Number: 503-231-2300
Rep. Robert Brady (D-PA, District 1), District Office Phone Number: 610-874-7094
Rep. Lois Capps (D-CA, District 23), District Office Phone Number: 805-546-8348
Rep. Michael Capuano (D-MA, District 8), District Office Phone Number: 617-621-6208
Rep. Russ Carnahan (D-MO, District 3), District Office Phone Number: 314-962-1523
Rep. Andre Carson (D-IN, District 7), District Office Phone Number: 317-283-6516
Rep. Michael Castle (R-DE, District 0), District Office Phone Number: 302-736-1666
Rep. Kathy Castor (D-FL, District 11), District Office Phone Number: 813-871-2817
Rep. Yvette Clarke (D-NY, District 11), District Office Phone Number: 718-287-1142
Rep. Lacy Clay (D-MO, District 1), District Office Phone Number: 314-367-1970
Rep. Emanuel Cleaver (D-MO, District 5), District Office Phone Number: 816-842-4545
Rep. James Clyburn (D-SC, District 6), District Office Phone Number: 803-854-4700
Rep. John Conyers (D-MI, District 14), District Office Phone Number: 313-961-5670
Rep. Jim Cooper (D-TN, District 5), District Office Phone Number: 615-736-5295
Rep. Joseph Crowley (D-NY, District 7), District Office Phone Number: 718-320-2314
Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-MD, District 7), District Office Phone Number: 410-465-8259
Rep. Susan Davis (D-CA, District 53), District Office Phone Number: 619-280-5353
Rep. Peter DeFazio (D-OR, District 4), District Office Phone Number: 541-440-3523
Rep. Diana DeGette (D-CO, District 1), District Office Phone Number: 303-844-4988
Rep. Rosa DeLauro (D-CT, District 3), District Office Phone Number: 203-562-3718
Rep. John Dingell (D-MI, District 15), District Office Phone Number: 734-481-1100
Rep. Lloyd Doggett (D-TX, District 25), District Office Phone Number: 512-916-5921
Rep. Michael Doyle (D-PA, District 14), District Office Phone Number: 412-664-4049
Rep. Donna Edwards (D-MD, District 4), District Office Phone Number: 301-562-7960
Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN, District 5), District Office Phone Number: 612-522-1212
Rep. Eliot Engel (D-NY, District 17), District Office Phone Number: 718-796-9700
Rep. Anna Eshoo (D-CA, District 14), District Office Phone Number: 650-323-2984
Rep. Chaka Fattah (D-PA, District 2), District Office Phone Number: 215-848-9386
Rep. Bob Filner (D-CA, District 51), District Office Phone Number: 619-422-5963
Rep. Bill Foster (D-IL, District 14), District Office Phone Number: 309-944-3558
Rep. Gabrielle Giffords (D-AZ, District 8), District Office Phone Number: 520-459-3115
Rep. Charles Gonzalez (D-TX, District 20), District Office Phone Number: 210-472-6195
Rep. Raul Grijalva (D-AZ, District 7), District Office Phone Number: 520-622-6788
Rep. Luis Gutierrez (D-IL, District 4), District Office Phone Number: 773-342-0774
Rep. Phil Hare (D-IL, District 17), District Office Phone Number: 309-793-5760
Rep. Jane Harman (D-CA, District 36), District Office Phone Number: 310-549-8282
Rep. Alcee Hastings (D-FL, District 23), District Office Phone Number: 561-684-0565
Rep. Martin Heinrich (D-NM, District 1), District Office Phone Number: 505-346-6781
Rep. Brian Higgins (D-NY, District 27), District Office Phone Number: 716-852-3501
Rep. James Himes (D-CT, District 4), District Office Phone Number: 203-210-7711
Rep. Paul Hodes (D-NH, District 2), District Office Phone Number: 603-358-1023
Rep. Rush Holt (D-NJ, District 12), District Office Phone Number: 609-750-9365
Rep. Michael Honda (D-CA, District 15), District Office Phone Number: 408-558-8085
Rep. Jay Inslee (D-WA, District 1), District Office Phone Number: 206-361-0233
Rep. Steve Israel (D-NY, District 2), District Office Phone Number: 631-951-2210
Rep. Jesse Jackson (D-IL, District 2), District Office Phone Number: 708-798-6000
Rep. Eddie Johnson (D-TX, District 30), District Office Phone Number: 214-922-8885
Rep. Hank Johnson (D-GA, District 4), District Office Phone Number: 770-939-2016
Rep. Dale Kildee (D-MI, District 5), District Office Phone Number: 810-239-1437
Rep. Mary Jo Kilroy (D-OH, District 15), District Office Phone Number: 614-294-2196
Rep. Mark Kirk (R-IL, District 10), District Office Phone Number: 847-940-0202
Rep. Dennis Kucinich (D-OH, District 10), District Office Phone Number: 216-228-8850
Rep. Leonard Lance (R-NJ, District 7), District Office Phone Number: 908-518-7733
Rep. James Langevin (D-RI, District 2), District Office Phone Number: 401-732-9400
Rep. Rick Larsen (D-WA, District 2), District Office Phone Number: 800-562-1385
Rep. Barbara Lee (D-CA, District 9), District Office Phone Number: 510-763-0370
Rep. Sander Levin (D-MI, District 12), District Office Phone Number: 586-498-7122
Rep. John Lewis (D-GA, District 5), District Office Phone Number: 404-659-0116
Rep. David Loebsack (D-IA, District 2), District Office Phone Number: 319-351-0789
Rep. Zoe Lofgren (D-CA, District 16), District Office Phone Number: 408-271-8700
Rep. Nita Lowey (D-NY, District 18), District Office Phone Number: 914-428-1707
Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-NY, District 14), District Office Phone Number: 718-932-1804
Rep. Eric Massa (D-NY, District 29), District Office Phone Number: 585-218-0040
Rep. Doris Matsui (D-CA, District 5), District Office Phone Number: 916-498-5600
Rep. Carolyn McCarthy (D-NY, District 4), District Office Phone Number: 516-739-3008
Rep. Betty McCollum (D-MN, District 4), District Office Phone Number: 651-224-9191
Rep. Jim McDermott (D-WA, District 7), District Office Phone Number: 206-553-7170
Rep. James McGovern (D-MA, District 3), District Office Phone Number: 508-460-9292
Rep. Michael McMahon (D-NY, District 13), District Office Phone Number: 718-356-8400
Rep. Kendrick Meek (D-FL, District 17), District Office Phone Number: 305-690-5905
Rep. Brad Miller (D-NC, District 13), District Office Phone Number: 919-836-1313
Rep. George Miller (D-CA, District 7), District Office Phone Number: 925-602-1880
Rep. Harry Mitchell (D-AZ, District 5), District Office Phone Number: 480-946-2411
Rep. Dennis Moore (D-KS, District 3), District Office Phone Number: 785-842-9313
Rep. James Moran (D-VA, District 8), District Office Phone Number: 703-971-4700
Rep. Christopher Murphy (D-CT, District 5), District Office Phone Number: 203-759-7541
Rep. Patrick Murphy (D-PA, District 8), District Office Phone Number: 215-826-1963
Rep. Jerrold Nadler (D-NY, District 8), District Office Phone Number: 718-373-3198
Rep. Grace Napolitano (D-CA, District 38), District Office Phone Number: 562-801-2134
Rep. Eleanor Norton (D-DC, District 0), District Office Phone Number: 202-783-5065
Rep. John Olver (D-MA, District 1), District Office Phone Number: 413-442-0946
Rep. Frank Pallone (D-NJ, District 6), District Office Phone Number: 732-249-8892
Rep. Bill Pascrell (D-NJ, District 8), District Office Phone Number: 973-523-5152
Rep. Donald Payne (D-NJ, District 10), District Office Phone Number: 973-645-3213
Rep. Gary Peters (D-MI, District 9), District Office Phone Number: 248-273-4227
Rep. Todd Platts (R-PA, District 19), District Office Phone Number: 717-600-1919
Rep. Jared Polis (D-CO, District 2), District Office Phone Number: 303-484-9596
Rep. Mike Quigley (D-IL, District 5), District Office Phone Number: 773-267-5926
Rep. Laura Richardson (D-CA, District 37), District Office Phone Number: 562-436-3828
Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-FL, District 18), District Office Phone Number: 305-668-2285
Rep. Steven Rothman (D-NJ, District 9), District Office Phone Number: 201-646-0808
Rep. Lucille Roybal-Allard (D-CA, District 34), District Office Phone Number: 213-628-9230
Rep. Linda Sanchez (D-CA, District 39), District Office Phone Number: 562-860-5050
Rep. Janice Schakowsky (D-IL, District 9), District Office Phone Number: 847-328-3409
Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA, District 29), District Office Phone Number: 626-304-2727
Rep. Kurt Schrader (D-OR, District 5), District Office Phone Number: 503-588-9100
Rep. Allyson Schwartz (D-PA, District 13), District Office Phone Number: 215-517-6572
Rep. Robert Scott (D-VA, District 3), District Office Phone Number: 757-380-1000
Rep. Jose Serrano (D-NY, District 16), District Office Phone Number: 718-620-0084
Rep. Joe Sestak (D-PA, District 7), District Office Phone Number: 610-892-8623
Rep. Carol Shea-Porter (D-NH, District 1), District Office Phone Number: 603-641-9536
Rep. Brad Sherman (D-CA, District 27), District Office Phone Number: 818-501-9200
Rep. Albio Sires (D-NJ, District 13), District Office Phone Number: 732-969-9160
Rep. Louise Slaughter (D-NY, District 28), District Office Phone Number: 716-282-1274
Rep. Adam Smith (D-WA, District 9), District Office Phone Number: 253-896-3775
Rep. Jackie Speier (D-CA, District 12), District Office Phone Number: 650-342-0300
Rep. Pete Stark (D-CA, District 13), District Office Phone Number: 510-494-1388
Rep. John Tierney (D-MA, District 6), District Office Phone Number: 781-595-7375
Rep. Niki Tsongas (D-MA, District 5), District Office Phone Number: 978-681-6200
Rep. Chris Van Hollen (D-MD, District 8), District Office Phone Number: 301-891-6982
Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-FL, District 20), District Office Phone Number: 954-437-3936
Rep. Henry Waxman (D-CA, District 30), District Office Phone Number: 323-651-1040
Rep. Anthony Weiner (D-NY, District 9), District Office Phone Number: 718-743-0441
Rep. Peter Welch (D-VT, District 0), District Office Phone Number: 888-605-7270
Rep. Robert Wexler (D-FL, District 19), District Office Phone Number: 561-988-6302
Rep. Lynn Woolsey (D-CA, District 6), District Office Phone Number: 707-542-7182
Rep. David Wu (D-OR, District 1), District Office Phone Number: 800-422-4003



The purposes of the legislation

(1) to address the history and widespread pattern of discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity by private sector employers and local, State, and Federal Government employers;

(2) to provide a comprehensive Federal prohibition of employment discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity, including meaningful and effective remedies for any such discrimination; and

(3) to invoke congressional powers, including the powers to enforce the 14th amendment to the Constitution, and to regulate interstate commerce and provide for the general welfare pursuant to section 8 of article I of the Constitution, in order to prohibit employment discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity.


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