2011 Regular Session


File Code: Human Relations
Sponsored By:
Delegates Pena-Melnyk, A. Kelly, Alston, Anderson, Barkley, Barnes, Barve, Beidle, Bobo, Carr, Clippinger, Cullison, Dumais, Feldman, Frick, Frush, Gaines, Gilchrist, Gutierrez, Guzzone, Hammen, Healey, Hixson, Hubbard, Hucker, Ivey, Kaiser, Kramer, Lafferty, Lee, Love, Luedtke, McIntosh, A. Miller, Mitchell, Mizeur, Morhaim, Murphy, Nathan-Pulliam, Niemann, Oaks, Reznik, B. Robinson, S. Robinson, Rosenberg, Ross, Simmons, Summers, Tarrant, F. Turner, V. Turner, Valderrama, Vallario, Waldstreicher, Washington, and Zucker
Human Relations - Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity - Antidiscrimination


Prohibiting discrimination based on gender identity with regard to housing and employment and by specified licensed or regulated persons; altering an exception for employers relating to standards concerning dress and grooming; providing specified immunity; requiring State personnel actions to be made without regard to gender identity or sexual orientation; defining the term "gender identity"; etc.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

Legislative date is used to record history occurring in the Chambers otherwise Calendar date is used.
House Action
First Reading Health and Government Operations
Hearing 3/9 at 1:00 p.m.

Favorable with Amendments Report by Health and Government Operations
Favorable with Amendments Report Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
Motion vote previous question (Delegate Ross) Adopted
Third Reading Passed (86-52)
Senate Action
First Reading Senate Rules
Re-referred Judicial Proceedings
Hearing 4/7 at 1:00 p.m.
Favorable with Amendments Report by Judicial Proceedings
Favorable with Amendments
Committee Amendment Adopted
Recommit to Committee Judicial Proceedings (Senator DeGrange) (27-20)

Sponsored by:

Delegate Joseline A. Pena-Melnyk, District 21
Delegate Tiffany T. Alston, District 24
Delegate Curt Anderson, District 43
Delegate Charles Barkley, District 39
Delegate Ben Barnes, District 21
Delegate Kumar P. Barve, District 17
Delegate Pamela Beidle, District 32
Delegate Elizabeth Bobo, District 12B
Delegate Alfred C. Carr, Jr., District 18
Delegate Luke Clippinger, District 46
Delegate Bonnie Cullison, District 19
Delegate Kathleen M. Dumais, District 15
Delegate Brian J. Feldman, District 15
Delegate C. William Frick, District 16
Delegate Barbara Frush, District 21
Delegate Tawanna P. Gaines, District 22
Delegate Jim Gilchrist, District 17
Delegate Ana Sol Gutierrez, District 18
Delegate Guy Guzzone, District 13
Delegate Peter A. Hammen, District 46
Delegate Anne Healey, District 22
Delegate Sheila E. Hixson, District 20
Delegate James W. Hubbard, District 23A
Delegate Tom Hucker, District 20
Delegate Jolene Ivey, District 47
Delegate Anne R. Kaiser, District 14
Delegate Ariana B. Kelly, District 16
Delegate Benjamin F. Kramer, District 19
Delegate Stephen W. Lafferty, District 42
Delegate Susan C. Lee, District 16
Delegate Mary Ann E. Love, District 32
Delegate Eric G. Luedtke, District 14
Delegate Maggie McIntosh, District 43
Delegate Aruna Miller, District 15
Delegate Keiffer J. Mitchell, Jr., District 44
Delegate Heather R. Mizeur, District 20
Delegate Dan K. Morhaim, District 11
Delegate Peter Murphy, District 28
Delegate Shirley Nathan-Pulliam, District 10
Delegate Doyle L. Niemann, District 47
Delegate Nathaniel T. Oaks, District 41
Delegate Kirill Reznik, District 39
Delegate Barbara Robinson, District 40
Delegate Shane Robinson, District 39
Delegate Samuel I. Rosenberg, District 41
Delegate Justin D. Ross, District 22
Delegate Luiz R. S. Simmons, District 17
Delegate Michael G. Summers, District 47
Delegate Shawn Z. Tarrant, District 40
Delegate Frank S. Turner, District 13
Delegate Veronica Turner, District 26
Delegate Kriselda Valderrama, District 26
Delegate Joseph F. Vallario, Jr., District 27A
Delegate Jeff Waldstreicher, District 18
Delegate Mary L. Washington, District 43
Delegate Craig J. Zucker, District 14

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Commerce and Business -see also- Dealers; Elec. Comm.; etc
Employment Agencies
Financial Institutions -see also- Banks; Credit Unions; etc.
Housing -see also- Apartments; Condominiums; Mobile Homes
Leases and Rent
Liability -see also- Good Samaritan
Licenses -see also- Alcoholic Bev Lic; Drivers' Licenses
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:

State Government
( 20-101 , 20-101 , 20-101 , 20-401 , 20-402 , 20-602 , 20-603 , 20-604 , 20-605 , 20-606 , 20-608 , 20-702 , 20-704 , 20-705 , 20-707 , 20-707 , 20-1103 )
State Personnel and Pensions
( 2-302 )


All documents except Roll Call Votes are displayed in PDF format:
Bill Text: First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled
Fiscal and Policy Note: Available
Number: 636385/02     Offered on: March 25, 2011   at: 4:59 p.m.     Status: Adopted
Number: 578273/01     Offered on: April 11, 2011   at: 12:40 p.m.     Status: Adopted
Committee Votes :
Health and Government Operations
Judicial Proceedings
Roll Call Votes (Legislative dates are shown):
March 25, 2011: Third Reading Passed (86-52)
April 6, 2011: Motion Recommit to Committee Judicial Proceedings (DeGrange) Adopted (27-20)