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Prohibited Travel to States that Discriminate

Dane County Ordinance 20.16 – Prohibited Travel to States that Discriminate, requires the Department of Administration to maintain a list of states that have enacted a law that voids or repeals, or has the effect of voiding or repealing, existing state or local protections against discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression or have enacted a law that authorizes or requires discrimination against same-sex couples or their families or on the basis of sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression, including any law that creates an exemption to antidiscrimination laws in order to permit discrimination against same sex couples or their families or on the basis of sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression.

Corporation Counsel has issued an opinion to the Department of Administration that the following states have passed laws that void or repeals protections against discrimination as described in Dane County Ordinance 20.16. Read the latest memo on this topic. Per the Ordinance, the list of states to which travel is resticted is as follows:

Prohibited States:

  1. North Carolina. Legislation: HB 142.
  2. Tennessee. Legislation: HB 1840.
  3. Mississippi. Legislation: HB 1523.
  4. Kansas. Legislation: SB 175.
  5. Kentucky. Legislation: SB 17.
  6. South Dakota. Legislation: SB 149.
  7. Texas. Legislation: H.B. 3859.
  8. South Carolina. Legislation: H.4950.
  9. Oklahoma. Legislation: SB 1140.
  10. Iowa. Legislation: HF 766.
  11. Alabama. Legislation: HB 24.
  12. Arkansas. Legislation: 2021 Arkansas Act 461 and 2021 Arkansas Act 626.
  13. Florida. Legislation: 2021 SB1028.
  14. Idaho. Legislation: 2020 HB 500 and 2022 HB 509.
  15. Indiana. Legislation: 2022 HB 1041
  16. Montana. Legislation: 2021 HB 112 and 2021 SB 215.
  17. North Dakota. Legislation: 2021 HB 1503.
  18. Ohio. Legislation: 2021 HB 110.
  19. Utah. Legislation: 2022 HB 11
  20. West Virginia. Legislation: 2021 HB 3293