HB 1279: Prohibited Discrimination
GENERAL BILL by Fernandez ; Mariano ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Aloupis ; Casello ; Duran ; Grieco ; Jacquet ; LaMarca ; Latvala ; Plasencia ; Polo ; Polsky ; Raschein ; Rodriguez, A.M. ; Silvers ; Willhite
Prohibited Discrimination; Defines terms "gender identity" & "sexual orientation"; revises functions of Florida Commission on Human Relations; revises provisions regarding remedies for unlawful discrimination to include discrimination based on sexual orientation & gender identity in area of employment; adds sexual orientation & gender identity as impermissible grounds for discrimination with respect to specified unlawful employment practices; provides exception to specified provisions for constitutionally protected free exercise of religion.
Last Action: 5/3/2019 House - Died in Civil Justice Subcommittee
Bill Text: PDF
Date Chamber Action 3/3/2019 House • Filed
3/5/2019 House • Introduced -HJ 128
3/8/2019 House • Referred to Civil Justice Subcommittee; Business and Professions Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee -HJ 378
5/3/2019 House • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Civil Justice Subcommittee
HB 1279, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 3/3/2019 at 3:21 PM
Bill Text: Analyses: None
Related Bills (3)
Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills S 438 Prohibited Discrimination Gruters Identical Last Action: 5/3/2019 S Died in Governmental Oversight and Accountability H 485 Prohibited Discrimination Webb, Toledo Similar Last Action: 5/3/2019 H Died in Civil Justice Subcommittee S 430 Prohibited Discrimination Rouson Similar Last Action: 5/3/2019 S Died in Governmental Oversight and Accountability
Citations - Statutes (5)
Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help 760.01 Purposes; construction; title. Page 2 (pdf) 760.02 Definitions. Page 2 (pdf) 760.05 Functions of the commission. Page 5 (pdf) 760.07 Remedies for unlawful discrimination. Page 6 (pdf) 760.10 Unlawful employment practices. Page 7 (pdf)
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