IN HB1302 | 2021 | Regular Session

Status

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Introduced on January 14 2021 - 25% progression
Action: 2021-01-14 - First reading: referred to Committee on Judiciary
Pending: House Judiciary Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]

Summary

Employment discrimination claims in state court. Expands the definition of "employer", for purposes of civil rights enforcement, to include any person employing one or more persons within the state. (Current law defines "employer" to include any person employing six or more persons within the state.) Permits a civil rights action to be tried by a jury. Removes the requirement that both parties must consent before a civil rights claim is heard as a civil cause of action.

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Title

Employment discrimination claims in state court.

Sponsors


History

DateChamberAction
2021-01-14HouseFirst reading: referred to Committee on Judiciary
2021-01-14HouseAuthored by Representative Smith V

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