MN LEG Human Rights Protections


On May 15, MN LEG enacted bill on freedom from discrimination.


  • MN LEG enacted HF 4109 / SF 4201, relating to human rights; providing for certain human rights law; providing for civil penalties, other remedies; amends MN LEG 363A.
  • Bill Provisions
  • Provided for freedom of discrimination in employment, housing, real property, other.
  • Amended definitions of disability, discriminate, familial status and party in interest.
  • Other amendments re complaints, civil actions, personal or commercial credit, discrimination, exemptions based on religious association, dispute resolution, hearings.
  • In addition, investigations, court actions, civil penalties, punitive damages, remedies.
  • Legislative History
  • On Feb. 22, 2024, bill was introduced in House; on Mar. 25, 2024, bill passed House.
  • On Apr. 2, 2024, bill introduced in Senate; on May 7, 2024, bill passed in Senate.
  • On May 7, 2024, repassed as amended by Senate; on May 15, 2024, governor signed.
  • Effectiveness
  • Bill assigned as Ch. 105, effective Aug. 1, 2024.

Regulators MN LEG
Entity Types CNSM; Corp
Reference Ch. 105, Bill HF4109, 5/15/2024; Citation: MN LEG 363A;
Functions Advertising; Complaints; Compliance; Financial; HR; Human Rights; Legal; Product Administration; Sales Practices; Underwriting
Countries United States of America
Category
State
Products Corporate; Loan; Mortgage
Regions Am
Rule Type Final
Rule Date 5/15/2024
Effective Date 8/1/2024
Rule Id 212329
Linked to N/A
Reg. Last Update 5/15/2024
Report Section US Consumer

Last substantive update on 05/20/2024