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HB 319: Discrimination in Labor and Employment

GENERAL BILL by Berman ; Cruz ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Abruzzo ; Ausley ; Baez ; Brown ; Cortes, J. ; Daniels ; Davis ; Geller ; Hardemon ; Henry ; Jacobs ; Jenne ; Mercado ; Russell ; Slosberg ; Smith ; Stark ; Watson, B. ; Watson, C. ; Williams

Discrimination in Labor and Employment; Creates "Helen Gordon Davis Fair Pay Protection Act"; revises provisions prohibiting discrimination on basis of sex to include discrimination on basis of gender identity; prohibits employer from providing less favorable employment opportunities to employees based on sex or gender identity; provides exceptions; specifies civil penalties; revises applicability; prohibits employer from taking certain employment actions against employees; prohibits employer from engaging in certain activities relating to employee wages & benefits or requiring employee to sign certain waivers.

Effective Date: 7/1/2017
Last Action: 5/5/2017 House - Died in Careers and Competition Subcommittee
Bill Text: PDF

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
1/20/2017 House • Filed
2/6/2017 House • Referred to Careers and Competition Subcommittee; Civil Justice and Claims Subcommittee; Commerce Committee -HJ 53
3/7/2017 House • Introduced -HJ 53
5/5/2017 House • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Careers and Competition Subcommittee