Allegheny County

(C) Brian Kaldorf

Allegheny County Nondiscrimination Ordinance

Ordinance No. 26-09-OR

Adopted: July 1, 2009



County Councilwoman Amanda Green Hawkins (Pittsburgh-13) introduced the nondiscrimination ordinance into the council. Amidst some controversy from conservative members of the council, the Coalition for the Allegheny County Human Relations Ordinance was formed to rally support. The County Council adopted the ordinance in an 8 – 6 vote.

In the News

Onorato comes out for anti-discrimination ordinance — and other news Pittsburgh City Paper (April 28, 2009)
Allegheny County Council approves nonbias ordinance Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (July 2, 2009)
Frankel applauds passage of Allegheny County Human Relations Act Rep. Dan Frankel Press Release (July 2, 2009)


Allegheny County Human Relations Commission