AB 1084

  • California Assembly Bill
  • 2021-2022 Regular Session
  • Introduced in Assembly
  • Assembly
  • Senate
  • Governor

Gender neutral retail departments.

Abstract

Existing law, the Unruh Civil Rights Act, specifies that all persons within the jurisdiction of the state are free and equal, and no matter their sex, race, color, religion, ancestry, national origin, disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, citizenship, primary language, or immigration status, are entitled to the full and equal accommodations, advantages, facilities, privileges, or services in all business establishments of every kind. This bill would require a retail department store with 500 or more employees that sells childcare items, children's clothing, or toys, to maintain a gender neutral section or area, to be labeled at the discretion of the retailer, in which a reasonable selection of the items, articles, and toys for children that it sells shall be displayed, regardless of whether they have been traditionally marketed for either girls or for boys. Beginning on January 1, 2024, the bill would make a retail department store that fails to comply with these provisions liable for a civil penalty not to exceed $250 for a first violation or $500 for a subsequent violation, as provided.

Bill Sponsors (4)

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Apr 21, 2021

Assembly

Re-referred to Com. on JUD.

  • Referral-Committee
Com. on JUD.

Apr 20, 2021

Assembly

From committee chair, with author's amendments: Amend, and re-refer to Com. on JUD. Read second time and amended.

Apr 07, 2021

Assembly

Coauthors revised.

Assembly

From committee: Do pass and re-refer to Com. on JUD. (Ayes 11. Noes 4.) (April 6). Re-referred to Com. on JUD.

  • Committee-Passage
  • Committee-Passage-Favorable
  • Referral-Committee
Com. on JUD.

Apr 05, 2021

Assembly

Re-referred to Com. on B. & P.

  • Referral-Committee
Com. on B. & P.

Mar 30, 2021

Assembly

From committee chair, with author's amendments: Amend, and re-refer to Com. on B. & P. Read second time and amended.

Mar 04, 2021

Assembly

Referred to Coms. on B. & P. and JUD.

  • Referral-Committee
Coms. on B. & P. and JUD.

Feb 19, 2021

Assembly

From printer. May be heard in committee March 21.

Feb 18, 2021

Assembly

Read first time. To print.

Bill Text

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02/18/21 - Introduced PDF
03/30/21 - Amended Assembly PDF
04/20/21 - Amended Assembly PDF

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