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Md. Senate set to vote on transgender bill

Friday - 2/28/2014, 8:08am  ET

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) -- Maryland's Senate is set to vote on a bill to protect transgender people from discrimination in housing, employment and other areas.

The bill's third reading is scheduled for Friday morning's Senate session.

Sen. Richard Madaleno, a Montgomery County Democrat, filed the bill. Twenty-four other Senators are also sponsoring it.

A parallel bill filed in the House by Del. Luke Clippinger is awaiting a committee hearing on March 5.


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