HB 23

  • Virginia House Bill
  • 2020 Regular Session
  • Introduced in House Nov 19, 2019
  • House
  • Senate
  • Governor

Public employment and housing; prohibited discrimination, sexual orientation or gender identity.


Prohibited discrimination in public employment and housing; sexual orientation or gender identity. Prohibits discrimination in public employment on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity. The bill also codifies for state and local government employment the current prohibitions on discrimination in 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. Additionally, the bill adds discrimination on the basis of an individual's sexual orientation or gender identity as an unlawful housing practice. The bill defines "sexual orientation" and "gender identity." This bill was incorporated into HB 1663.

Bill Sponsors (3)



Jan 28, 2020


Incorporated by General Laws (HB1663-Sickles)

Jan 23, 2020


Subcommittee recommends incorporating (HB1663-Sickles)

Jan 17, 2020


Impact statement from DPB (HB23)

Jan 15, 2020


Assigned GL sub: Housing/Consumer Protection

Nov 19, 2019


Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20100480D


Referred to Committee on General Laws

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Impact statement from DPB (HB23) HTML

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