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SB 703: Require Companies Who Contract with the State of California to Provide Insurance Benefits to Transgender Employees
July 26, 2015 at 10:46 pm

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SB 703, authored by Senator Mark Leno, prohibits state agencies from doing business with companies that fail to offer transgender employees the same healthcare coverage and benefits they offer all other workers. This would reduce disparities in healthcare coverage for transgender people. EQCA is co-sponsoring SB 703 with the National Center for Lesbian Rights and Transgender Law Center.

Status: Passed by the Legislature. Signed by Governor Brown on October 7, 2015.

Author: Senator Mark Leno (D-San Francisco)

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