Virginia Human Rights Act; racial discrimination, hair. (SB50)

Introduced By

Sen. Lionell Spruill (D-Chesapeake)

Progress

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

Description

Virginia Human Rights Act; racial discrimination; hair. Provides that the terms "because of race" and "on the basis of race," and terms of similar import, when used in reference to discrimination in the Code of Virginia and acts of the General Assembly, include traits historically associated with race, including hair texture, hair type, and protective hairstyles such as braids, locks, and twists. Read the Bill »

Status

11/18/2019: Awaiting a Vote in the General Laws and Technology Committee

History

DateAction
11/18/2019Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20100706D
11/18/2019Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology

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