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SB 1648: Whistleblower’s Act


Whistleblower’s Act; Creating the "Florida Public Whistleblower's Act"; revising the actions that an agency or independent contractor is prohibited from taking against an employee who participates in protected activity or discloses certain information; revising powers and responsibilities of the Chief Inspector General and agency inspectors general; revising fact-finding responsibilities of the Florida Commission on Human Relations, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2016
Last Action: 3/11/2016 Senate - Died in Governmental Oversight and Accountability
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Governmental Oversight and Accountability (GO)
  2. Appropriations Subcommittee on General Government (AGG)
  3. Appropriations (AP)

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
1/8/2016 Senate • Filed
1/14/2016 Senate • Referred to Governmental Oversight and Accountability; Appropriations Subcommittee on General Government; Appropriations -SJ 205
• Introduced -SJ 205
3/11/2016 Senate • Died in Governmental Oversight and Accountability