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  • Introduced
    Dec 09, 2020
  • Passed House
  • Passed Senate
  • Signed into Law
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H 3238
South Carolina House Bill
A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTIONS 31-21-65, 59-63-41, AND 45-9-11 SO AS TO MAKE IT UNLAWFUL AND AGAINST PUBLIC POLICY OF THIS STATE IN HOUSING, EDUCATION, AND PUBLIC ACCOMMODATIONS TO DISCRIMINATE ON THE BASIS OF RACE, COLOR, OR NATIONAL ORIGIN, INCLUDING DISCRIMINATING AGAINST CERTAIN FACIAL FEATURES, HAIR TEXTURES, HAIR TYPES, AND HAIR STYLES ASSOCIATED WITH RACE; TO AMEND SECTION 1-13-30, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS, SO AS TO ADD CLARIFYING DEFINITIONS TO MAKE IT UNLAWFUL AND AGAINST PUBLIC POLICY OF THIS STATE IN EMPLOYMENT TO DISCRIMINATE ON THE BASIS OF RACE, COLOR, OR NATIONAL ORIGIN; AND TO AMEND SECTION 1-13-80, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO EXCEPTIONS TO UNLAWFUL EMPLOYMENT PRACTICES, SO AS TO PROVIDE AN EXCEPTION TO COVERED EMPLOYERS ALLOWING THEM TO PROHIBIT CERTAIN FACIAL FEATURES, HAIR TEXTURES, HAIR TYPES, AND HAIRSTYLES ASSOCIATED WITH RACE WHEN NECESSARY TO THE HEALTH AND SAFETY OF THE EMPLOYEE.
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House • May 04, 2021: Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Tedder
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  • May 04, 2021 | House
    • Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Tedder
  • Feb 23, 2021 | House
    • Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Brawley, Matthews
  • Feb 18, 2021 | House
    • Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Dillard
  • Jan 14, 2021 | House
    • Member(s) request name added as sponsor: J.L.Johnson
  • Jan 12, 2021 | House
    • Introduced and read first time
    • Referred to Committee on Judiciary
  • Dec 09, 2020 | House
    • Prefiled
    • Referred to Committee on Judiciary
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