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GA HB1205


Equality in Financial Services Act; enact

A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Article 15 of Chapter 1 of Title 10 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to deceptive or unfair practices, so as to prohibit discrimination in the provision of financial services; to require that financial institutions produce requested statements of specific reasons for the denial, restriction, or termination of services; to provide for definitions; to provide for legislative findings; to provide a short title; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.

Selected quotes

A financial institution shall not: (1) Discriminate in the provision of financial services against a person; [...] 'Discriminate in the provision of financial services' means, directly or indirectly, refusing to provide financial services or restricting or terminating the provision of financial services to a person based on such person's social credit score. [...] 'Social credit score' means any analysis, rating, scoring, list, or tabulation that evaluates any of the following: [...] (E) A person's failure or refusal to facilitate or assist employees in obtaining abortions or gender reassignment services

Legislative Session


2023-2024 Regular Session


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2024-02-12House Second Readers
2024-02-09House First Readers
2024-02-08House Hopper