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SB 742: Housing Discrimination

GENERAL BILL by Latvala ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Rouson ; Young

Housing Discrimination; Removing housing discrimination as a cause of action for certain relief and damages stemming from violations of the Florida Civil Rights Act of 1992; defining the terms “gender identity” and “sexual orientation”; removing certain conditions for an aggrieved person to commence a civil action for a discriminatory housing practice under the Fair Housing Act, etc.

Effective Date: Upon becoming a law
Last Action: 5/5/2017 Senate - Died in Judiciary
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Judiciary (JU)
  2. Governmental Oversight and Accountability (GO)
  3. Rules (RC)

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  • Bill History

    Date Chamber Action
    2/6/2017 Senate • Filed
    2/16/2017 Senate • Referred to Judiciary; Governmental Oversight and Accountability; Rules -SJ 92
    3/7/2017 Senate • Introduced -SJ 92
    5/5/2017 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
    • Died in Judiciary

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  • SB 742, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 2/6/2017 at 4:02 PM

    Bill Text:   Web Page | PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (4)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 659 Housing Discrimination Raschein Similar Last Action: 5/5/2017 H Died in Careers and Competition Subcommittee
    H 623 Prohibited Discrimination Diamond, Plasencia Compare Last Action: 5/5/2017 H Died in Careers and Competition Subcommittee
    S 268 Housing Discrimination Rouson Compare Last Action: 5/5/2017 S Died in Judiciary
    S 666 Prohibited Discrimination Clemens Compare Last Action: 5/5/2017 S Died in Governmental Oversight and Accountability

    Citations - Statutes (10)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    419.001 Site selection of community residential homes. Page 11 (pdf)
    760.07 Remedies for unlawful discrimination. Page 1 (pdf)
    760.22 Definitions. Page 2 (pdf)
    760.23 Discrimination in the sale or rental of housing and other prohibited practices. Page 3 (pdf)
    760.24 Discrimination in the provision of brokerage services. Page 4 (pdf)
    760.25 Discrimination in the financing of housing or in residential real estate transactions. Page 4 (pdf)
    760.26 Prohibited discrimination in land use decisions and in permitting of development. Page 5 (pdf)
    760.29 Exemptions. Page 6 (pdf)
    760.34 Enforcement. Page 7 (pdf)
    760.35 Civil actions and relief; administrative procedures. Page 9 (pdf)

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