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SB 686: Prohibited Discrimination Based on Hairstyle


Prohibited Discrimination Based on Hairstyle; Citing this act as the "Creating a Respectful and Open World for Natural Hair Act" or "CROWN Act"; prohibiting discrimination based on protected hairstyle in the K-20 public education system; defining the terms “race” and “protective hairstyles” for purposes of antidiscrimination requirements for private schools participating in the state school choice scholarship program, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2024
Last Action: 3/8/2024 Senate - Died in Judiciary
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Judiciary (JU)
  2. Education Pre-K -12 (ED)
  3. Rules (RC)

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
12/5/2023 Senate • Filed
12/13/2023 Senate • Referred to Judiciary; Education Pre-K -12; Rules
1/9/2024 Senate • Introduced
3/8/2024 Senate • Died in Judiciary