House Bill 199

151st General Assembly (Present)

Bill Progress

House Administration 6/17/21
Committee Hearing takes place within twelve legislative days.

Bill Details

6/17/21
AN ACT PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO ARTICLE I OF THE DELAWARE CONSTITUTION RELATING TO EQUAL RIGHTS.
In 2019, Delaware amended the state constitution to prohibit the denial or abridgement of equal rights under the law based on sex, and thereafter in 2020, race, color, and national origin were added. This Act is the first leg of a constitutional amendment to add sexual orientation, gender identity, and disability to Article I, § 21 of the Delaware Constitution to declare explicitly that protection against discrimination based on sexual orientation, gender identity, and disability is one of Delaware's fundamental rights.
N/A
N/A
Not Required
A First Leg amendment must be approved by the next General Assembly to become part of the Constitution. A Second Leg amendment becomes part of the Constitution upon passage of both Chambers of the subsequent General Assembly.
N/A

Bill Text

View HTML View PDF
You may need to disable your browser's pop-up blocker to view linked documents.

Amendments

AmendmentStatusIntroduction DatePrimary SponsorView Details

Committee Reports

DateCommittee# MembersFavorableOn Its MeritsUnfavorable 

Roll Calls

ChamberResultDateVote TypeYesNoNot VotingAbsentPDF

Actions History

DateAction

Legislation Detail Feeds