NONDISCRIMINATION IN STATE EMPLOYMENT.

View NCGA Bill Details2013-2014 Session
House Bill 429 (Public) Filed Tuesday, March 26, 2013
A BILL TO BE ENTITLED AN ACT AMENDING THE NONDISCRIMINATION AND EQUAL OPPORTUNITY PROVISIONS OF THE STATE PERSONNEL ACT.
Intro. by Brandon.

Status: Ref To Com On Rules, Calendar, and Operations of the House (House Action) (Mar 27 2013)

SOG comments (1):

Identical bill

Identical to S 544, filed 3/28/13.

Bill History:

H 429

Bill Summaries:

  • Summary date: Mar 26 2013 - More information

    Amends GS 126-16 to require all state departments, agencies, and local governments to give equal opportunity for employment and compensation without regard to race, religion, color, creed, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, or handicapping condition, to all persons otherwise qualified, except as defined. Also adds sexual orientation and gender identity to GS 126-34.1, which lists grounds, including discrimination, for state employees and former state employees to file contested cases in the Office of Administrative Hearings and to GS 126-36, which details an employee's right to appeal an unlawful employment practice. Specifies that the act does not require preferential treatment or special rights be provided based on sexual orientation or gender identity. Effective October 1, 2013, and applies to actions occurring on or after that date.


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