Hate Crimes Protection Act
Bill Number: AB 1680
This bill would prohibit contracts from requiring a person to waive their legal rights and procedures under the Ralph Civil Rights Act, which provides protections from hate related crimes.
It would also prohibit refusing to enter into a contract on the basis that the other person declines to waive his/her Ralph Act rights. This bill would apply to contracts entered into, removed, altered, modified, or extended on or after January 1, 2012.
Co-Authors: Senators Hancock, Leno, Pavley, and Assemblymembers Ammiano, Blumenfield, Brownley, Jones, Lieu, Nava, John A. Perez, Skinner, Torrico
Co-Sponsored With: Asian Americans for Civil Rights & Equality
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