Recommendations of the AD HOC Committee - May 20, 1976

Recommendations of the AD HOC Committee - May 20, 1976
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May 20, 1976

The Pennsylvania Governor’s Council for Sexual Minorites was an officially appointed advisory committee created by Governor Milton J. Shapp in 1976. Governor Shapp, by executive order, declared that all executive branch offices and services were to end discriminatory practices and policies against all LGBTQ+ employees, clients, and program of state services. The proposed council was his instrument guaranteeing the implementation of his decree throughout the Executive Branch of state government.

In this document, a Task Force for Special Minority Concerns is recommendied for creation within the Governor's Council for Sexual Minorities.

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