HB 163

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Copy of HB 163.
Analysis of HB 163.

To amend sections of the Revised Code to prohibit discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity, to create an exception for unlawful discriminatory practices concerning admission to or membership in certain religious organizations, to add mediation to the list of informal methods by which the Ohio Civil Rights Commission must attempt to induce compliance with Ohio’s Civil Rights Law before instituting a public hearing, and to amend the version of section 5104.09 of the Revised Code that is scheduled to take effect January 1, 2014, to continue the provisions of this act on and after that effective date.