VA HB2423 | 2019 | Regular Session

Status

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 7-0)
Status: Introduced on January 8 2019 - 25% progression
Action: 2019-02-05 - Left in Courts of Justice
Pending: House Courts of Justice Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Prefiled) [HTML]

Summary

Apparel-cleaning serves; discrimination; civil penalty. Prohibits a cleaning establishment from discriminating against a person because of the person's gender with respect to the price charged for apparel-cleaning services of similar or like kind. Price differences based specifically upon the amount of time, difficulty, or cost of providing the apparel-cleaning services do not violate this prohibition. The measure also requires each cleaning establishment to provide a customer with a complete written price list upon request. Violations are subject to a civil penalty of up to $100.

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Title

Apparel-cleaning service; gender-based price discrimination, civil penalty.

Sponsors


History

DateChamberAction
2019-02-05HouseLeft in Courts of Justice
2019-01-22HouseAssigned Courts sub: Subcommittee #2
2019-01-08HouseReferred to Committee for Courts of Justice
2019-01-08HousePrefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/19 19103261D

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
591571(n/a)See Bill Text
591575(n/a)See Bill Text

Virginia State Sources


Bill Comments

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