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AB 2654 - Expanding Anti-Discrimination Laws - Key Vote

California Key Votes

Doug LaMalfa voted Nay (Passage) on this Legislation.

Read statements Doug LaMalfa made in this general time period.

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) -

Title: Expanding Anti-Discrimination Laws

Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (23-15) - (Key vote)

Title: Expanding Anti-Discrimination Laws

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that expands anti-discrimination laws with respect to insurance policies and government services to include additional characteristics, including age, medical conditions, disabilities, marital status, and sexual orientation.

Highlights:
- Adds medical condition, disability, and sexual orientation to the list of characteristics that insurers, other than auto and workers compensation insurers, are prohibited from discriminating against when considering an application for coverage or when canceling a policy (Sec. 3). - Adds sex, medical condition, disability, and sexual orientation to the list of characteristics that insurers, other than auto and workers compensation insurers, cannot require on an application for coverage (Sec. 4). - Adds sex, disability, medical conditional, marital status, and sexual orientation to the list of characteristics that automotive insurers are prohibited from discriminating against when considering an application for coverage or when canceling a policy (Sec. 7). - Adds sexual orientation to the list of characteristics that disability or life insurers cannot require on an application for coverage (Sec. 6). - Adds sex, disability, medical condition, marital status, and sexual orientation to the list of characteristics that surety insurers are prohibited from discriminating against when considering an application for coverage or when canceling a policy (Sec. 8). - Adds disability and medical condition to the list of characteristics that workers compensation insurers are prohibited from discrimination against when entering into, canceling, or declining to review or reinstate a contract for workers compensation insurance benefits (Sec. 9). - Adds sex, ancestry, religion, disability, medical condition, marital status, and sexual orientation to the list of characteristics that the insurance commissioner can refuse to issue or renew the license of a state-owned insurer if the insurer is found to be discriminating against (Sec. 5). - Adds age, sexual orientation, medical condition, and mental and physical disability to the list of characteristics that contractors hired to construct rental housing for government employees are prohibited from discriminating against when hiring employees (Sec. 2). - Adds national origin, sexual orientation, color, disability, or marital status to the list of characteristics that the judicial council is prohibited from discriminating against in the appointment of juvenile court appointed special advocates (Sec. 10).
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (48-30) - (Key vote)

Title: Expanding Anti-Discrimination Laws

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that expands anti-discrimination laws with respect to insurance policies and government services to include additional characteristics, including age, medical conditions, disabilities, marital status, and sexual orientation.

Highlights:
- Adds medical condition, disability, and sexual orientation to the list of characteristics that insurers, other than auto and workers compensation insurers, are prohibited from discriminating against when considering an application for coverage or when canceling a policy (Sec. 3). - Adds sex, medical condition, disability, and sexual orientation to the list of characteristics that insurers, other than auto and workers compensation insurers, cannot require on an application for coverage (Sec. 4). - Adds sex, disability, medical conditional, marital status, and sexual orientation to the list of characteristics that automotive insurers are prohibited from discriminating against when considering an application for coverage or when canceling a policy (Sec. 7). - Adds sexual orientation to the list of characteristics that disability or life insurers cannot require on an application for coverage (Sec. 6). - Adds sex, disability, medical condition, marital status, and sexual orientation to the list of characteristics that surety insurers are prohibited from discriminating against when considering an application for coverage or when canceling a policy (Sec. 8). - Adds disability and medical condition to the list of characteristics that workers compensation insurers are prohibited from discrimination against when entering into, canceling, or declining to review or reinstate a contract for workers compensation insurance benefits (Sec. 9). - Adds sex, ancestry, religion, disability, medical condition, marital status, and sexual orientation to the list of characteristics that the insurance commissioner can refuse to issue or renew the license of a state-owned insurer if the insurer is found to be discriminating against (Sec. 5). - Adds age, sexual orientation, medical condition, and mental and physical disability to the list of characteristics that contractors hired to construct rental housing for government employees are prohibited from discriminating against when hiring employees (Sec. 2). - Adds national origin, sexual orientation, color, disability, or marital status to the list of characteristics that the judicial council is prohibited from discriminating against in the appointment of juvenile court appointed special advocates (Sec. 10).
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Expanding Anti-Discrimination Laws

Sponsors

  • John S. Laird (CA - D) (Out Of Office)
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