ORDINANCE NO. BL2009-502
An ordinance amending Chapter 11.20 of the Metropolitan Code to prohibit the Metropolitan Government from discriminating on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity through its employment practices.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ENACTED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE METROPOLITAN GOVENRMENT OF NASHVILLE AND DAVIDSON COUNTY:
Section 1. That Chapter 11.20 of the Metropolitan Code, Fair Employment and Housing, is hereby amended by adding the following new Section 11.20.130:
11.20.130 Metropolitan government prohibited from discriminating.
It is unlawful for the metropolitan government to fail or refuse to hire or promote, or to discharge any individual, because of such individual’s race, religion, creed, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, color, age, and/or disability.
Section 2. 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: Megan Barry, Tim Garrett, Ronnie Steine, Jerry Maynard, Mike Jameson, Sean McGuire, Buddy Baker, Erik Cole, Anna Page, Sandra Moore, Darren Jernigan, Lonnell Matthews, Kristine LaLonde
Amendment No. 1
Ordinance No. BL2009-502
I move to amend Ordinance No. BL2009-502 by adding the following provision at the end of Section 1:
“Nothing in this section shall be interpreted to give an employee a right to partner medical insurance or pension benefits.”
Sponsored by: Eric Crafton, Megan Barry
|Introduced:||July 21, 2009|
|Passed First Reading:||July 21, 2009 - Roll Call Vote|
|Referred to:||Personnel Committee|
|Deferred:||August 6, 2009 - Roll Call Vote|
|Amended:||August 18, 2009|
|Passed Second Reading:||August 18, 2009 - Roll Call Vote|
|Passed Third Reading:||September 15, 2009 - Roll Call Vote|
|Approved:||September 25, 2009|