CALIFORNIA—On June 30, Attorney General Rob Bonta imposed state-funded travel restrictions to include 22 states. 

The states subject to the AB 1887 travel ban forbidding state employees to travel on state-funded trips to any of the following states: Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Idaho, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Mississippi, Montana North Carolina, North Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, and West Virginia.

According to the verbiage in AB 1887, “California must take action to avoid supporting or financing discrimination against; gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender people…” 

“AB 1887 prohibits a state agency, department, board, or commission from requiring any state employees, officers, or members to travel to a state that, after June 26, 2015, has enacted a law that (1) has the effect of voiding or repealing existing state or local protections against discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression,” the bill adds.