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CROWN Act of 2019
Creating a Respectful and Open World for Natural Hair Act of 2019

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A bill to prohibit discrimination based on an individual's texture or style of hair.


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01/08/2020Introduced in Senate

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01/08/2020Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
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Senate Judiciary01/08/2020 Referred to

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Introduced in Senate (01/08/2020)

Creating a Respectful and Open World for Natural Hair Act of 2019 or the CROWN Act of 2019

This bill prohibits discrimination based on a person's hair texture or hairstyle if that style or texture is commonly associated with a particular race or national origin. Specifically, the bill prohibits this type of discrimination against those participating in federally assisted programs, housing programs, public accommodations, and employment.

Persons shall not be deprived of equal rights under the law and shall not be subjected to prohibited practices based on their hair texture or style.

The bill provides for enforcement procedures under the applicable laws.