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§ 20-602. State policy

West's Annotated Code of MarylandState GovernmentEffective: October 1, 2014

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
State Government (Refs & Annos)
Title 20. Human Relations (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 6. Discrimination in Employment (Refs & Annos)
Effective: October 1, 2014
MD Code, State Government, § 20-602
§ 20-602. State policy
It is the policy of the State, in the exercise of its police power for the protection of the public safety, public health, and general welfare, for the maintenance of business and good government, and for the promotion of the State's trade, commerce, and manufacturers:
(1) to assure all persons equal opportunity in receiving employment and in all labor management-union relations, regardless of race, color, religion, ancestry or national origin, sex, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or disability unrelated in nature and extent so as to reasonably preclude the performance of the employment; and
(2) to that end, to prohibit discrimination in employment by any person.

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Added by Acts 2009, c. 120, § 2, eff. Oct. 1, 2009. Amended by Acts 2014, c. 474, § 2, eff. Oct. 1, 2014.
MD Code, State Government, § 20-602, MD STATE GOVT § 20-602
Current through legislation effective through June 1, 2022, from the 2022 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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