Business Protection Act (SB 127 / HB 54)

Prohibits discriminatory action by state and local government officials against businesses on the basis of the business’ internal personnel policies, provided they are in compliance with state and federal law.

Bill Analysis

It prohibits a local government or a “rogue” state or local official from conditioning contracts or bids or other business with private entities on whether they hold specific internal policies beyond what state law requires.

Bill Sponsors

Green in the Senate
Zachary in the House

Bill Status

Passed in Senate. No action taken in the House.

Full Text: Senate Bill / House Bill