SB 208: Persons With Disabilities
GENERAL BILL by Fasano ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Gaetz
Persons With Disabilities; Provides that persons with developmental disabilities have a right to be free from negligence. Specifies that entities as well as individuals are liable for damages. Prohibits the operator of a public lodging or food establishment from discriminating on the basis of disability. Applies administrative and civil remedies available under the Florida Civil Rights Act of 1992 to certain violations against persons with disabilities. Creates the "Floridians with Disabilities Act," etc.
Last Action: 5/7/2011 Senate - Died in Children, Families, and Elder Affairs
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
- Children, Families, and Elder Affairs (CF)
- Commerce and Tourism (CM)
- Judiciary (JU)
- Budget (BC)
• Referred to Children, Families, and Elder Affairs; Commerce and Tourism; Judiciary; Budget -SJ 25
• On Committee agenda-- Children, Families, and Elder Affairs, 02/22/11, 9:00 am, 401 Senate Office Building --Temporarily Postponed
• Introduced -SJ 25
• Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Children, Families, and Elder Affairs
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