Richmond – This afternoon, at 5 pm in the 4 west conference room of the General Assembly Building, Senator A. Donald McEachin’s non-discrimination bill (sb747) which would codify sexual orientation as prohibited discrimination for state employees and his bill on state employee health benefits (sb1122) will be heard in the House of Delegates General Laws subcommittee.
Various organizations and a variety of individuals will be present, hoping to have the opportunity to testify and explain the significant difference these two pieces of legislation could make in their lives.
What: subcommittee hearing on non-discrimination bill (sb747) and health benefits bill (sb1122)
When: Today, February 15, 2011, 5 pm
Where: General Assembly Building, 4 west
Who: Senator McEachin and various people and organizations to testify
Two bills that would allow businesses to discriminate against Virginia’s LGBTQ community were joined into one Senate bill Monday afternoon in Senate General Laws and Technology subcommittee. While a House version of the bill, HB 773, was heard today, the subcommittee joined it with SB 41 by a 8-7 vote across party lines. SB 41, introduced [...]