Human Rights Council; expands protection for employees for discrimination by certain employers. (HB454)

Introduced By

Del. Charniele Herring (D-Alexandria)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Virginia Human Rights Council; causes of action in employment discrimination.  Expands the protection for employees for discrimination by certain employers (those having more than five but less than 15 employees) for failure or refusal to hire or for otherwise discriminating against any individual with respect to his compensation, terms, conditions, or privileges of employment on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, including lactation, or of age if the employee is 40 years old or older. Currently, causes of action are limited to wrongful discharge. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/12/2010Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/10 10101014D
01/12/2010Referred to Committee on General Laws
01/14/2010Impact statement from DPB (HB454)
01/19/2010Assigned GL sub: #4 Professions/Occupations and Administrative Process
02/16/2010Left in General Laws