Prevent Discrimination against Domestic Violence Victims

Last updated: Mar 28, 2021

Details about this bill
Category: Wage and Labor
Status: In Committee
Sponsor: Senator Donna Bailey, Senate 31 - York County
Session: 130
Bill #: LD 1294

Position:

Monitoring.

Summary:

Senator Bailey of York would amend the Maine Human Rights Act to provide protections against discrimination in employment and housing against a person who has sought and received an order of protection under the Maine Revised Statutes, Title 19-A, chapter 101. All remedies currently available under the Maine Human Rights Act, including a private right of action and attorney's fees, are available for these persons.