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Title
Discrimination - Definition of Race - Hair Texture and Hairstyles
Sponsored by
Senators Smith, Augustine, Benson, Carter, Ellis, Feldman, Griffith, Guzzone, Hayes, Hester, Lam, Lee, McCray, Patterson, Peters, Sydnor, Waldstreicher, Washington, and Zucker
Status
In the Senate - Favorable with Amendments Report by Judicial Proceedings
Analysis
Fiscal and Policy Note
Synopsis
Defining "race", for the purposes of certain laws prohibiting discrimination, to include certain traits historically associated with race, including hair texture and certain hairstyles; and defining "protective hairstyle" as a hairstyle designed to protect the ends of the hair by decreasing tangling, shedding, and breakage, including braids, twists, and locks.
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Judicial Proceedings  
Details
Cross-filed with: HB1444
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2020
History
Legislation History
Chamber
Senate
Calendar Date
1/30/2020
Legislative Date
1/30/2020
Action
First Reading Judicial Proceedings
Proceedings
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Action
Text - First - Discrimination - Definition of Race - Hair Texture and Hairstyles
Proceedings
Chamber
Senate
Calendar Date
1/30/2020
Legislative Date
1/30/2020
Action
Hearing 2/18 at 12:00 p.m.
Proceedings
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Vote - Senate - Committee - Judicial Proceedings
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Senate
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2/24/2020
Legislative Date
2/24/2020
Action
Favorable with Amendments Report by Judicial Proceedings
Proceedings
Chamber Calendar Date Legislative Date Action Proceedings
Senate 1/30/2020 1/30/2020 First Reading Judicial Proceedings
Text - First - Discrimination - Definition of Race - Hair Texture and Hairstyles
Senate 1/30/2020 1/30/2020 Hearing 2/18 at 12:00 p.m.
Vote - Senate - Committee - Judicial Proceedings
Senate 2/24/2020 2/24/2020 Favorable with Amendments Report by Judicial Proceedings
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Last Updated: 2/24/2020 4:42 PM