SB 396/HB 450 – Equality for All

Primary Senate Sponsors: Sen. Natalie Murdock (D-Durham); Sen. Natasha Marcus (D-Mecklenburg); Sen. Wiley Nickel (D-Wake)

Primary House Sponsors: Rep. Vernetta Alston (D-Durham); Rep. Pricey Harrison (D-Guilford); Rep. Susan Fisher (D-Buncombe)


This bill provides a series of provisions establishing nondiscrimination protections related to housing, employment, public accommodations, lending practices, insurance, education, and jury service. This bill specifically prohibits an insurer from refusing to insure, or refuse to continue to insure, an individual, limit coverage, or charge a different rate for the same coverage because of the individual’s race, color, national or ethnic origin, religion, sex, marital status, familial status, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, military or veteran status, or genetic information.


SB 396

Filed – 3/30/2021

HB 450

Filed – 3/30/2021