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SB 219 – Seniors Long Term Care Bill of Rights
February 21, 2018 at 7:12 pm


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SB 219, authored by Sen. Wiener, strengthens protections for LGBT seniors living in long-term care facilities against discrimination, such as refusing to use a resident’s preferred name or pronoun, denying admission to a long-term care facility, transferring a resident within a facility or to another facility based on anti-LGBT attitudes of other residents, or evicting or involuntarily discharging a resident from a facility on the basis of their actual or perceived sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression or HIV status.

Status: Signed by Gov Brown
Author: Sen. Scott Wiener (D-San Francisco)

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