This bill prohibits discrimination based on sex, sexual orientation, and gender identity in a wide variety of areas including public accommodations and facilities, education, federal funding, employment, housing, credit, and the jury system. Specifically, the bill defines and includes sex, sexual orientation, and gender identity among the prohibited categories of discrimination or segregation.
The bill was received by Senate and reviewed twice to the committee on the judiciary. In the house there was motion to recommit w/ instructions failed and the previous question was on the motion to recommit was ordered
Debate: The House proceeded w about 10 minutes of debate on the Steube motion to recommit w instructions. The instruction required the bill to be sent back to the House w/ an amendment to add that nothing in this act or any amendment made by this act should be construed to diminish any protections under title IX of the Education Amendment of 1972
Considered as unfinished business the Chair postponed further proceedings. The previous question was ordered pursuant to rule 19. The rule brought consideration and they debated on it more.
Committee on the Financial Services discharged as well as the committee of Education and Labor
The bil was reported amended by the Committee on judiciary . Part 1 and introduced into the House.This Act is so important because some citizens felt they couldn't peacefully express themselves because they allowed others to discriminate.