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147th General Assembly
Senate Bill # 97 w/HA 1, HA 1 to HA 1

Primary Sponsor: Henry Additional Sponsor(s):    Sen. Blevins & Rep. B. Short
CoSponsors: Sens. McDowell, Peterson, Poore, Sokola, Townsend; Reps. Barbieri, Baumbach, Bolden, Brady, Heffernan, J. Johnson, Q. Johnson, Kowalko, Longhurst, Mulrooney, M. Smith, D.E. Williams, K. Williams
Introduced on : 05/29/2013
Long Title:AN ACT TO AMEND TITLES 6, 9, 11, 18, 19, 25, AND 29 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO HATE CRIMES AND DISCRIMINATION IN EMPLOYMENT, PUBLIC WORKS CONTRACTING, HOUSING, EQUAL ACCOMMODATIONS, AND THE INSURANCE BUSINESS ON THE BASIS OF GENDER IDENTITY.
Synopsis of Orginal Bill:
(without Amendments)
This Act adds the term "gender identity" to the already-existing list of prohibited practices of discrimination and hate crimes. As such, this Act would forbid discrimination against a person on the basis of gender identity in housing, employment, public works contracting, public accommodations, and insurance, and it would provide for increased punishment of a person who intentionally selects the victim of a crime because of the victim’s gender identity.
Current Status: Signed   On   06/19/2013
Volume Chapter79:47
Date Governor acted:06/19/2013
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Fiscal Notes/Fee Impact:Not Required
Amendments: HA 1 w/HA 1 to SB 97 - Passed
HA 1 to HA 1 to SB 97 - Passed
Committee Reports:
Senate Committee report 06/05/13 F=1 M=3 U=0----->Committee Report
House Committee Report 06/12/13 F=0 M=4 U=0---->Committee Report
Voting Reports:
Senate vote: () Passed 6/6/2013 3:31:03 PM------->Voting Record
House vote: () Passed 6/18/2013 6:57:16 PM------->Voting Record
Senate vote: () Passed 6/19/2013 4:52:52 PM------->Voting Record
Engrossed Version:
Engrossment------->Engrossment
Actions History:
Jun 19, 2013 - Signed by Governor
Jun 19, 2013 - Passed by Senate. Votes: Passed 11 YES 9 NO 1 NOT VOTING 0 ABSENT 0 VACANT
Jun 18, 2013 - Passed by House of Representatives. Votes: Passed 24 YES 17 NO 0 NOT VOTING 0 ABSENT 0 VACANT
Jun 18, 2013 - Amendment HA 1 - Passed by House of Representatives. Votes: Passed 25 YES 16 NO 0 NOT VOTING 0 ABSENT 0 VACANT
Jun 18, 2013 - Amendment HA 1 to HA 1 - Passed in House by Voice Vote
Jun 18, 2013 - Amendment HA 1 to HA 1 - Introduced in House
Jun 18, 2013 - Amendment HA 1 - Introduced and Placed With Bill
Jun 12, 2013 - Reported Out of Committee (HOUSE ADMINISTRATION) in House with 4 On Its Merits
May 29, 2013 - Introduced in House and assigned to House Administration Committee
Jun 06, 2013 - Assigned to House Administration Committee in House
Jun 06, 2013 - Passed by Senate. Votes: Passed 11 YES 7 NO 2 NOT VOTING 1 ABSENT 0 VACANT
Jun 05, 2013 - Reported Out of Committee (JUDICIARY) in Senate with 1 Favorable, 3 On Its Merits
May 29, 2013 - Assigned to Judiciary Committee in Senate
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