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Bill Detail: HB20-1048

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Title Race Trait Hairstyle Anti-discrimination Protect
Status Governor Signed (03/06/2020)
Bill Subjects
  • Education & School Finance (Pre & K-12)
  • Housing
  • Labor & Employment
House Sponsors J. Buckner (D)
L. Herod (D)
Senate Sponsors R. Fields (D)
House Committee Business Affairs and Labor
Senate Committee State, Veterans and Military Affairs
Date Introduced 01/08/2020

The bill specifies that, for purposes of anti-discrimination laws in
the context of public education, employment practices, housing, public
accommodations, and advertising, protections against discrimination on
the basis of one's race includes traits historically associated with race,
such as hair texture, hair type, and protective hairstyles.

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