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SB17-283

Clarify Discrimination And Right To Disagree

Concerning a clarification of the distinction between discrimination and the fundamental right to disagree in the law regarding discrimination in places of public accommodation.
Session:
2017 Regular Session
Subject:
State Government

The bill specifies that it is not a discriminatory practice for a private business to decline to contract to provide goods or services:

  • That convey a message with which the business chooses not to associate itself or with which the business owner disagrees; or
  • For an event that conveys a message with which the business chooses not to associate itself or with which the business owner disagrees.
    (Note: This summary applies to this bill as introduced.)

Status

Introduced
Lost

Bill Text

Sponsors

Sponsor Type Legislators
Prime Sponsor

Sen. K. Lundberg

Sponsor

Sen. J. Cooke, Sen. O. Hill, Sen. K. Lambert, Sen. T. Neville, Sen. J. Sonnenberg

Co-sponsor