Discrimination; sexual orientation and gender identity. (HB2421)

Introduced By

Del. Mark Levine (D-Alexandria) with support from co-patrons Del. Kaye Kory (D-Falls Church), and Del. Marcus Simon (D-Falls Church)

Progress

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

Description

Prohibited discrimination; sexual orientation and gender identity. Prohibits discrimination in employment, public accommodation, public contracting, apprenticeship programs, housing, banking, and insurance on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity. The bill codifies existing prohibited discrimination in public employment on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, age, marital status, disability, or status as a veteran and adds discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity to the list of unlawful discriminatory housing practices. The bill contains technical amendments. Amends § 15.2-1131, § 15.2-1507, § 15.2-1604, § 15.2-853, § 15.2-854, § 15.2-965, § 2.2-3004, § 2.2-3900, § 2.2-3903, § 2.2-4200, § 2.2-4201, § 2.2-4310, § 2.2-4311, § 2.2-4343.1, § 22.1-306, § 36-55.26, § 36-96.1, § 36-96.3, § 36-96.4, § 38.2-2114, § 38.2-2115, § 38.2-2212, § 38.2-2213, § 40.1-121, § 55-248.47, § 6.2-501, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »

Status

01/08/2019: Awaiting a Vote in the Rules Committee

History

DateAction
01/08/2019Committee
01/08/2019Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/19 19100256D
01/08/2019Referred to Committee on Rules

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