2008 Regular Session


File Code: Human Relations Crossfiled with: SENATE BILL 976
Sponsored By:
Delegates Niemann and Mizeur
Human Relations - Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity - Antidiscrimination


Prohibiting discrimination based on gender identity with regard to public accommodations, housing, and employment; prohibiting discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity in commercial leasing; making specified remedies and procedures regarding discrimination applicable to discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity; defining the term "gender identity"; etc.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

Legislative date is used to record history occuring in the Chambers otherwise Calendar date is used.
House Action
First Reading House Rules and Executive Nominations
Re-referred Health and Government Operations
Hearing 3/19 at 1:00 p.m.
Senate Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Delegate Doyle L. Niemann, District 47
Delegate Heather R. Mizeur, District 20

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Hotels and Motels
Housing -see also- Apartments; Condominiums; Mobile Homes
Leases and Rent
Real Estate -see also- Agents and Brokers
Sexual Orientation
State Employees
Work, Labor and Employment -see also- Col Barg; Holiday; etc

Bill affects the following Statutes:

Article - 49B Human Relations Commission
( 5 , 8 , 8A , 14 , 15 , 16 , 19 , 20 , 20 , 21 , 22 , 23 , 37 )
State Personnel and Pensions
( 2-302 )


Bill Text (Displayed in PDF Format): First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled
Fiscal and Policy Note (Displayed in PDF Format): Available
Amendments: None offered