Employment; discrimination on basis of military status. (HB830)

Introduced By

Del. Mark Keam (D-Vienna) with support from co-patron Del. Ron Villanueva (R-Virginia Beach)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Employment discrimination on basis of military status. Prohibits a public or private employer from denying initial employment based on an individual's military status. The prohibition does not affect the right of an employer to inquire regarding an individual's military status for the purpose of awarding a preference to veterans as permitted by law. Any private employers that violates the prohibition, which is incorporated into the Virginia Human Rights Act, is subject to a civil penalty of $100 for each violation. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/08/2014Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/14 14102231D
01/08/2014Referred to Committee on General Laws
01/10/2014Assigned GL sub: Subcommittee #3
01/21/2014Subcommittee recommends laying on the table
01/23/2014Impact statement from DPB (HB830)
02/12/2014Left in General Laws