Human Rights Act; prohibition of discrimination in employment based on certain criminal convictions. (SB179)

Introduced By

Sen. Mamie Locke (D-Hampton)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

Virginia Human Rights Act; prohibition of discrimination in employment based on certain criminal convictions. Prohibits discrimination in employment based on an individual's criminal conviction record unless the conviction directly relates to the circumstances of the particular position, occupation, trade, or profession for which the individual is seeking employment. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
01/10/2006Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/06 064385750
01/10/2006Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
01/18/2006Rereferred from General Laws and Technology (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/18/2006Rereferred to Courts of Justice
02/06/2006Continued to 2007 in Courts of Justice (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)