WV HB2733 | 2020 | Regular Session

Note: Carryover of previous HB2733

Status

Spectrum: Moderate Partisan Bill (Democrat 7-2)
Status: Introduced on January 8 2020 - 25% progression
Action: 2020-01-08 - To House Industry and Labor
Pending: House Industry and Labor Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]

Summary

The purpose of this bill is to add “sexual orientation” and “gender identity” to the categories covered by the Human Rights Act, prohibiting discrimination in employment and places of public accommodation. The bill adds “age”, “sexual orientation” and “gender identity” to the categories covered by the Fair Housing Act prohibiting discrimination in housing. The bill defines “sexual orientation” and “gender identity”.

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Title

Adding “sexual orientation” and “gender identity” to the categories covered by the Human Rights Act

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History

DateChamberAction
2020-01-08HouseTo House Industry and Labor
2020-01-08HouseIntroduced in House
2020-01-08HouseTo Industry and Labor then Judiciary
2020-01-08HouseFiled for introduction

Same As/Similar To

HB2733 (Carry Over) 2019-02-25 - Motion to take from table rejected (Roll No. 275)

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Bill Comments

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