2015 House Bill 4411

Make domestic violence victims civil rights law "protected class"

Introduced in the House

March 26, 2015

Introduced by Rep. Sam Singh (D-69)

To add domestic violence, sexual assault or stalking victimhood to the characteristics that define membership in a protected class against whom it is a crime to discriminate in matters of housing under the Michigan civil rights law. This would make it a civil rights violation to deny housing to a person who happens to be a victim of these crimes.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary