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HB 175: Housing Discrimination

GENERAL BILL by Davis ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Bush ; Cortes ; Eskamani ; Hogan Johnson ; Joseph ; Mercado ; Polo ; Slosberg

Housing Discrimination; Removes housing discrimination as cause of action for relief & damages stemming from violations of Florida Civil Rights Act of 1992; revises timeframe & conditions under which aggrieved person may commence civil action to enforce specified rights; authorizes, rather than requires, civil action after alleged discriminatory housing practice; authorizes civil action regardless of certain circumstances; prohibits aggrieved person from filing specified action in certain circumstances; provides exception.

Effective Date: upon becoming a law
Last Action: 1/28/2020 House - Now in Judiciary Committee -HJ 448
Bill Text: PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
9/16/2019 House • Filed
9/25/2019 House • Referred to Civil Justice Subcommittee; Government Operations and Technology Appropriations Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee -HJ 20
11/7/2019 House • On Committee agenda-- Civil Justice Subcommittee, 11/14/19, 9:00 am, Sumner Hall
11/14/2019 House • Favorable by Civil Justice Subcommittee; YEAS 12 NAYS 0 -HJ 297
11/15/2019 House • Now in Government Operations and Technology Appropriations Subcommittee -HJ 297
1/14/2020 House • Introduced -HJ 20
1/24/2020 House • On Committee agenda-- Government Operations and Technology Appropriations Subcommittee, 01/28/20, 12:00 pm, Morris Hall
1/28/2020 House • Favorable by Government Operations and Technology Appropriations Subcommittee; YEAS 11 NAYS 0 -HJ 448
• Now in Judiciary Committee -HJ 448