Summary of the Introduced Bill

HB 1621 -- Discrimination Against Persons for the Lawful Carry or
Use of Firearms

Sponsor:  Brown (116)

This bill specifies that it will be an unlawful employment
practice for an employer to discriminate against an individual
who has a concealed carry endorsement or uses his or her firearm
for a lawful purpose including, but not limited to, self defense
by failing or refusing to hire or to discharge any employee;
discriminating with respect to his or her compensation, terms,
conditions, or privileges; or limiting, segregating, or
classifying employees or applicants in any way which would
deprive or otherwise adversely affect his or her status as an

These provisions cannot require employers to allow the carrying
and use of weapons on their property except as mandated by other
law or to grant preferential treatment to employees that hold
concealed carry endorsements or own firearms.

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