Standing Rules of the United States Senate, Rule XLII

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Rule XLII of the Standing Rules of the United States Senate, established by the Senate Committee on Rules and Administration, govern the employment practices of the Senate.[1]

Text of Rule XLII[edit]

1. No Member, officer, or employee of the Senate shall, with respect to employment by the Senate or any office thereof
(a) fail or refuse to hire an individual;
(b) discharge an individual; or
(c) otherwise discriminate against an individual with respect to promotion, compensation, or terms, conditions, or privileges of employment on the basis of such individual's race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, or state of physical handicap.
2. For purposes of this rule, the provisions of section 509(a) of the Americans With Disabilities Act of 1990 shall be deemed to be a rule of the Senate as it pertains to Members, officers, and employees of the Senate.


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Standing Rules of the United States Senate