Session: 2015-2016

ACLU-PA Position: Mixed

In the 2015-2016 legislative session, the General Assembly considered numerous bills that would amend Pennsylvania’s non-discrimination law to include sexual orientation and gender identity or expression.

House Bill 1510 and Senate Bill 974

Session: 2015-2016
ACLU-PA Position: Supports
Current Status: Introduced and referred to committee

HB 1510 and SB 974 would amend the Pennsylvania Human Relations Act to ban discrimination in employment, housing, and public accommodations based on sexual orientation and gender identity or expression.


Senate Bill 1306

Session: 2015-2016
ACLU-PA Position: Neutral
Current status: Introduced and referred to Senate Labor and Industry Committee; Public hearing held on August 30, 2016

SB 1306 would amend the Pennsylvania Human Relations Act to ban discrimination in employment based on sexual orientation and gender identity or expression.

Senate Bill 1307

Session: 2015-2016
ACLU-PA Position: Neutral
Current status: Amended and passed by the Senate Urban Affairs Committee; Rereferred to Senate Rules Committee

SB 1307 would amend the Pennsylvania Human Relations Act to ban discrimination in housing based on sexual orientation and gender identity or expression

Senate Bill 1316

Session: 2015-2016
ACLU-PA position: Neutral
Current status: Introduced and referred to the Senate State Government Committee

SB 1316 would amend the Pennsylvania Human Relations Act to prohibit discrimination in public accommodations based on sexual orientation and gender identity or expression.

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