Labor and Labor Relations

CHAPTER 28-5.1
Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action

SECTION 28-5.1-7

§ 28-5.1-7. State services and facilities.

(a) Every state agency shall render service to the citizens of this state without discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, or disability. No state facility shall be used in furtherance of any discriminatory practice nor shall any state agency become a party to any agreement, arrangement, or plan which has the effect of sanctioning those patterns or practices.

(b) At the request of the state equal opportunity office, each appointing authority shall critically analyze all of its operations to ascertain possible instances of noncompliance with this policy and shall initiate sustained, comprehensive programs based on the guidelines of the state equal opportunity office to remedy any defects found to exist.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1988, ch. 149, § 1; P.L. 1995, ch. 32, § 8; P.L. 1997, ch. 150, § 5; P.L. 2001, ch. 340, § 7.)