Local human rights ordinances; sexual orientation and gender identity. (HB696)

Introduced By

Del. Danica Roem (D-Manassas Park) with support from co-patron Del. Mark Sickles (D-Alexandria)

Progress

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

Description

Local human rights ordinances; sexual orientation and gender identity. Provides that localities may prohibit discrimination in housing, employment, public accommodations, credit, and education on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
01/06/2020Committee
01/06/2020Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20104504D
01/06/2020Referred to Committee on Counties, Cities and Towns
01/11/2020Impact statement from DHCD (HB696)
01/18/2020Impact statement from DHCD (HB696)
01/21/2020Assigned CC & T sub: Land Use
01/31/2020Reported from Counties, Cities and Towns (17-Y 1-N)
01/31/2020Reported from Counties, Cities and Towns (19-Y 2-N) (see vote tally)
02/04/2020Read first time
02/05/2020Read second time and engrossed
02/06/2020Read third time and passed House (75-Y 24-N)
02/06/2020VOTE: Passage (75-Y 24-N) (see vote tally)
02/07/2020Constitutional reading dispensed
02/07/2020Referred to Committee on Local Government
02/17/2020Reported from Local Government (13-Y 1-N 1-A) (see vote tally)
02/18/2020Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/19/2020Read third time
02/19/2020Passed Senate (34-Y 5-N) (see vote tally)
02/21/2020Enrolled
02/21/2020Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB696ER)
02/21/2020Signed by Speaker
02/24/2020Signed by President
02/26/2020Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on February 26, 2020
02/26/2020G Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., March 4, 2020
03/04/2020G Approved by Governor-Chapter 131 (effective 7/1/20)

Video

This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 2 clips in all, totaling 2 minutes.

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