Legislation

 

Senate Bill 212/HB 1265 - The Fairness for All Marylanders Act of 2014, would update the state’s anti-discrimination laws to  include transgender individuals.

Status:  Senate Bill 212 passed the Senate with a 32-15 vote on March 4, 2014. The House of Delegates passed the measure on March 27, 2014 with a 82-57 vote. The bill was signed by Gov. O’Malley on May 15, 2014. It will go into effect on October 1, 2014.

 

Read the testimony submitted by Carrie Evans, Executive Director of Equality Maryland here.

To read the legislative fact sheet, click here.

 

EQMD Position: Support

 


EQMD Events
Date 11/06/2014
Location:
Prince George’s Community College, Largo Maryland 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Description: Are you an adult who works with youth or do you supervise those who work with youth? Then you should...
Date 11/07/2014 - 11/08/2014
Location:
,  7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Description: This ain’t your momma’s tupperware party. Join international celebrity comedienne Dixie Longate for an evening of comedy, laughter, and interlocking...
Date 11/16/2014
Location:
Marriott Bethesda North Hotel, Bethesda Maryland 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Date 11/23/2014
Location:
Ten Thousand Villages, Baltimore Maryland 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Date 12/11/2014
Location:
The Horse You Came In On Saloon, Baltimore MD 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Description: Join Equality Maryland for a happy hour hosted by The Horse You Came In On Saloon in Historic Fells Point....

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