HB 2129 Virginia Human Rights Act; prohibits discrimination in employment.
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Summary as introduced:

Virginia Human Rights Act; public employment, public accommodation, and housing; prohibited discrimination; sexual orientation. Prohibits discrimination in employment and public accommodation on the basis of sexual orientation. The bill defines "sexual orientation" as a person's actual or perceived heterosexuality, bisexuality, homosexuality, or gender identity or expression. The bill expressly provides that "sexual orientation" does not include any person's attraction toward persons with whom sexual conduct would be illegal due to the age of the parties. The bill also codifies existing prohibited discrimination in public employment on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, age, marital status, disability, or status as a veteran. The bill also adds discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity as an unlawful discriminatory housing practice. The bill contains technical amendments.

Full text:
01/11/17  House: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/17 17103723D  pdf | impact statement

Status:
01/11/17  House: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/17 17103723D
01/11/17  House: Referred to Committee on General Laws
01/16/17  House: Assigned GL sub: Subcommittee #4
01/19/17  House: Subcommittee failed to recommend reporting (2-Y 5-N)
02/08/17  House: Left in General Laws