Virginia Human Rights Act; prohibited discrimination, sexual orientation and gender identity. (HB21)

Introduced By

Del. Joe Lindsey (D-Norfolk)

Progress

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

Description

Virginia Human Rights Act; prohibited discrimination; sexual orientation and gender identity. Adds discrimination on the basis of an individual's sexual orientation or gender identity as an unlawful discriminatory practice under the Virginia Human Rights Act. The bill also creates a cause of action if any person employed by an employer who employs more than five but fewer than 15 persons is discharged by such employer on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity. The bill defines "sexual orientation" and "gender identity." The bill contains technical amendments. Read the Bill »

Status

11/19/2019: In Committee

History

DateAction
11/19/2019Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20100463D
11/19/2019Committee

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