Legislative Hearing: H.R. 4869, the Restroom Gender Parity in Federal Buildings Act

Date: 
Wednesday, May 12, 2010 - 10:00am
Location: 
2154 Rayburn House Office Building

On Wednesday, May 12, 2010, the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform held a legislative hearing to examine the merits of H.R. 4869, the “Restroom Gender Parity in Federal Buildings Act.” Chairman Towns introduced the bill, also known as the “Potty Parity Act,” to address the problem of insufficient restroom facilities for women in federal buildings. The hearing took place at 10:00 a.m. in room 2154 Rayburn House Office Building.

Witnesses

Panel I

Hon. Rep. Yvette Clarke
Member
U.S. House of Representatives

Hon. Rep. Steve Cohen
Member
U.S. House of Representatives

Panel II

Commissioner Robert Peck
Public Building Service
U.S. General Services Administration

Dr. Kathryn H. Anthony
Professor, School of Architecture
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Hon. Sharon Pratt
Former Mayor
Washington, D.C.

111th Congress