Summary of the Introduced Bill

HB 712 -- Discrimination

Co-Sponsors:  Hilgemann, Wilson (42), Bray, Johnson (61),
Coleman, Riback Wilson (25), Rizzo, Harlan, Fraser, Van Zandt

This bill prohibits discrimination based upon a person's sexual
orientation.  The bill defines "sexual orientation."

The bill also clarifies that discrimination includes cases where
unfair treatment results from the guilty party's mere
assumptions about the victim (e.g., race, religion, etc.)
whether or not those assumptions are true or false.

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