May 1, 2019 •
Maryland Governor Signs Bill Prohibiting Unlawful Harassment or Discrimination
Gov. Larry Hogan signed House Bill 679 on April 30.
The bill prohibits a state official from unlawfully harassing or discriminating against a regulated lobbyist based on any characteristic protected by law.
Additionally, House Bill 679 prohibits a regulated lobbyist from discriminating or harassing a state official or employee.
The Department of General Services will be able to revoke the special access to the state legislative complex granted to a regulated lobbyist who violates this prohibition.
House Bill 679 becomes effective October 1.
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