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WVHB4377PassThe Protection of Vulnerable Adults from Financial Exploitation Act
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2020-04-15
Chapter 321, Acts, Regular Session, 2020
WVSB16PassCreating Protect Our Right to Unite Act
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2020-04-14
Chapter 339, Acts, Regular Session, 2020
WVSB850EngrossProhibiting racial discrimination based on certain hair textures and hairstyles
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2020-03-04
Motion to discharge from committee tabled (Roll No. 491)
WVHB2741IntroThe 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 o...
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2020-02-18
Motion to take discharge motion from table rejected (Roll No. 228)
WVSB771IntroPreserving and protecting right to keep and bear arms
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2020-02-13
To Senate Judiciary Committee
WVHB4718IntroWest Virginia Indian Tribes Recognition Act
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2020-02-12
To House Judiciary Committee
WVHB4948IntroProhibiting discrimination based upon age and sexual orientation, or gender identity
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2020-02-11
To House Industry and Labor Committee
WVHB4894IntroPay Transparency Act of 2020
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2020-02-11
To House Industry and Labor Committee
WVHB4763IntroEstablishing special memorial day to be known as Juneteenth honoring human rights and the end of slavery in the United States
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2020-02-10
To House Political Subdivisions Committee
WVHB4743IntroCreating a Small Business and Minority Populations Economic and Workforce Development Taskforce
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2020-02-07
To House Small Business, Entrepreneurship and Economic Development Committee
WVHB4570IntroThe Motion Picture Open Captioning Act
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2020-01-28
To House Judiciary Committee
WVHB4508IntroMaking it illegal to discriminate based on hair texture or hair style
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2020-01-23
To House Government Organization Committee
WVSB585IntroRelating to Human Life Non-Discrimination Act
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2020-01-22
To Senate Health and Human Resources Committee
WVHB4168IntroPreserving and protecting the right to keep and bear arms
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2020-01-14
To House Judiciary Committee
WVHB4200IntroProhibiting discrimination based on age or sexual orientation
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2020-01-14
To House Industry and Labor Committee
WVHB4201IntroRelating to unlawful discriminatory practices in categories covered by the Human Rights Act and the Fair Housing Act
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2020-01-14
To House Industry and Labor Committee
WVSB271IntroProhibiting civil rights violations
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2020-01-10
To Senate Judiciary Committee
WVSB270IntroRelating to unlawful discriminatory practices covered by Human Rights Act and Fair Housing Act
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2020-01-10
To Senate Judiciary Committee
WVSB257IntroProhibiting discrimination in access to organ transplants based on physical or mental disability
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2020-01-10
To Senate Health and Human Resources Committee
WVSB212IntroProhibiting civil rights violations based on gender identity or sexual orientation
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2020-01-09
To Senate Judiciary Committee
WVSB231IntroCreating Born Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act
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2020-01-09
To Senate Judiciary Committee
WVSB211IntroRelating to unlawful discriminatory practices covered by Human Rights Act and Fair Housing Act
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2020-01-09
To Senate Judiciary Committee
WVHB2320IntroThe purpose of this bill is to make June 19 a special memorial day to be known as Juneteenth honoring human rights and the end of slavery in the United States; and encouraging all counties and municipalities in the state to do the same.
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2020-01-08
To House Political Subdivisions Committee
WVHB2025IntroRequiring the Human Rights Commission, when investigating a complaint of discrimination, to specifically include an examination of the intent of the person
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2020-01-08
To House Judiciary Committee
WVHB2050IntroThe purpose of this bill is to prohibit confidential settlement terms of a contested case involving sexual harassment, sexual abuse, or sexual assault, and to provide penalties.
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2020-01-08
To House Judiciary Committee
WVHB2335IntroThe purpose of this bill is to create the Family Protection Act. The bill makes it illegal to discriminate against an individual regarding his or her family responsibilities. The bill defines terms. The bill sets forth remedies and enforcement powers...
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2020-01-08
To House Industry and Labor Committee
WVHB2406IntroThe purpose of this bill is to exempt a person with a valid religious objection from the requirement that his or her picture be taken and placed on a driver’s license or other identification card authorized or required under any provision of the co...
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2020-01-08
To House Judiciary Committee
WVHB2074IntroThe purpose of this bill is to guarantee the right to life to all human beings and to provide definitions.
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2020-01-08
To House Judiciary Committee
WVHB2062IntroThe purpose of this bill is to create a new cause of action to deter workplace bullying. The bill makes it an unlawful employment practice to subject an employee to an abusive work environment that exists when the defendant, acting with malice, subje...
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2020-01-08
To House Industry and Labor Committee
WVSB40IntroPermitting civil actions by social media user for suppression or censorship of user's speech
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2020-01-08
To Senate Judiciary Committee
WVHB2985IntroThe purpose of this bill is to create the West Virginia Faith Freedom Act to ensure that, in all cases where state action is alleged to substantially burden the exercise of religion, a compelling interest test is mandated, and, strict scrutiny is app...
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2020-01-08
To House Judiciary Committee
WVHB2553IntroThe purpose of this bill is to require exhibitors of motion pictures who operate two or more theatres in more than one location in this state to provide open captioning during at least two showings per week of each motion picture that is produced and...
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2020-01-08
To House Judiciary Committee
WVHB2763IntroThe 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 o...
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2020-01-08
To House Industry and Labor Committee
WVHB2899IntroThe purpose of this bill is to create the West Virginia Intrastate Commerce Improvement Act ensuring that businesses, organizations and employers doing business in West Virginia are subject to uniform nondiscrimination laws and obligations.
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2020-01-08
To House Government Organization Committee
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