Attorney General; investigation of complaint of discrimination. (HB994)

Introduced By

Del. Alfonso Lopez (D-Arlington)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Attorney General; investigation of complaint of discrimination; authority to issue and serve subpoenas. Empowers the Attorney General to issue and serve subpoenas to appear and testify and to produce any such records or documents to any person who may have any information that may further his investigation of a complaint alleging any unlawful discriminatory practice. In the case of a refusal or neglect to obey a subpoena, the Attorney General may petition for enforcement in the circuit court of the jurisdiction in which the respondent resides or is doing business. Under current law, the Attorney General may apply to the judge of the circuit court to issue and serve subpoenas to produce records or documents. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/12/2016Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/16 16103628D
01/12/2016Referred to Committee on General Laws
02/02/2016Impact statement from DPB (HB994)
02/03/2016Assigned to sub: Subcommittee #4
02/03/2016Assigned GL sub: Subcommittee #4
02/04/2016Subcommittee recommends laying on the table
02/16/2016Left in General Laws