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SB 43 - Requires Certain Changes to Discrimination Lawsuit Proceedings - Missouri Key Vote

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Title: Requires Certain Changes to Discrimination Lawsuit Proceedings

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Title: Requires Certain Changes to Discrimination Lawsuit Proceedings

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that requires complainants to prove discriminatory intent in employer discrimination lawsuits.

Highlights:

  • Requires complaints for unlawful discrimination practices for employer, organization, or public accommodation to be filed within 180 days of the alleged discrimination (Sec. A).
  • Authorizes the defendant, at any time, to raise as a defense the complainant’s failure to file a discrimination complaint in a timely fashion (Sec. A).
  • Defines discrimination as an adverse decision or action motivated by race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, sex, or age as it relates to employment or disability status (Sec. A).
  • Limits the sum of the amount of actual damages, including emotional pain, inconvenience, loss of enjoyment of life, and future monetary losses (Sec. A). 

See How Your Politicians Voted

Title: Requires Certain Changes to Discrimination Lawsuit Proceedings

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that requires complainants to prove discriminatory intent in employer discrimination lawsuits.

Highlights:

  • Requires complaints for unlawful discrimination practices for employer, organization, or public accommodation to be filed within 180 days of the alleged discrimination (Sec. A).
  • Authorizes the defendant, at any time, to raise as a defense the complainant’s failure to file a discrimination complaint in a timely fashion (Sec. A).
  • Defines discrimination as an adverse decision or action motivated by race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, sex, or age as it relates to employment or disability status (Sec. A).
  • Limits the sum of the amount of actual damages, including emotional pain, inconvenience, loss of enjoyment of life, and future monetary losses (Sec. A). 

Title: Requires Certain Changes to Discrimination Lawsuit Proceedings

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