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2021 Senate Bill 208: Expand civil rights law "protected class" status to sexual orientation and “gender expression”
Introduced by Sen. Jeremy Moss D-Southfield on March 9, 2021
To add “sexual orientation” and “gender identity or expression” to the characteristics that define membership in a protected class, against which it is a crime to discriminate under the state’s Elliott-Larsen civil rights law. This would make it a crime to deny employment, housing, use of public accommodations, public services, and educational facilities to another person on the basis of an individual’s assertion of a particular sexual orientation or gender identity.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the Senate Government Operations Committee on March 9, 2021