ORDINANCE NO. BL2003-1312
An ordinance amending Title 11, Chapter 11.20 of the Metropolitan Code, Fair Employment and Housing Practices, to include disability as a class protected from discrimination within the area of the Metropolitan Government.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ENACTED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE METROPOLITAN GOVERNMENT OF NASHVILLE AND DAVIDSON COUNTY:
Section 1. That the codification of Title 11 of the Code of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, Fair Employment and Housing, be and the same is hereby amended by amending Sections 11.20.010, 11.20.030, 11.20.040, 11.20.050, 11.20.060, 11.20.070, 11.20.080, and 11.20.090 by adding after the phrase “national origin” and before the phrase “or sex”, wherein they appear in the aforementioned sections, the phrase “, disability”.
Section 2. That Section 11.20.020 Definitions be and the same is hereby amended by adding the following definition of “Disability”:
“ ‘Disability’ means, with respect to a person: (a) A physical or mental impairment which substantially limits one (1) or more of such person’s major life activities; (b) A record of having such impairment; or (c) Being regarded as having an impairment. ‘Disability’ does not include the current illegal use of, or the addiction to, a controlled substance, or the current abuse of alcohol.”
Section 3. That this Ordinance
shall take effect from and after its adoption, the welfare of The Metropolitan
Government of Nashville and Davidson County requiring it.
Sponsored by: Carolyn Baldwin Tucker, Tony Derryberry, Janis Sontany, Ginger Hausser, Brenda Gilmore, John Summers, Chris Ferrell, Phil Ponder, Ludye Wallace, Bettye Balthrop, J.B. Loring, Feller Brown, Don Majors, Bruce Stanley, Edward Whitmore, Adam Dread
Amendment No. 1
Ordinance No. BL2003-1312
I move to amend Ordinance No. BL2003-1312 by deleting the numerical section number “11.20.080,” wherein it appears in Section 1 of the ordinance.
Sponsored by: Carolyn Baldwin Tucker
|Introduced:||January 21, 2003|
|Passed First Reading:||January 21, 2003|
|Referred to:||Personnel Committee|
|Passed Second Reading:||February 4, 2003|
|Passed Third Reading:||February 18, 2003|
|Returned Unsigned by Mayor:||February 24, 2003|