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2019 House Bill 4688: Expand civil rights law "protected class" status to sexual orientation and “gender expression”
Introduced by Rep. Jon Hoadley (D) on June 4, 2019
To add “sexual orientation” and “gender identity or expression” to the characteristics that define membership in a protected class, against whom it is a crime to discriminate under the state’s Elliott-Larsen civil rights law. This would make it a crime to deny employment, housing, use of public accommodations, public services, and educational facilities to another person on the basis of an individual’s assertion of a particular sexual orientation or gender identity.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the House Government Operations Committee on June 4, 2019