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SB 1488: Whistleblower’s Act


Whistleblower’s Act; Designating 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 applicability of provisions relating to investigative procedures upon receipt of whistleblower information; revising investigative procedures relating to prohibited personnel actions; revising fact-finding responsibilities of the Florida Commission on Human Relations, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2019
Last Action: 5/3/2019 Senate - Died in Governmental Oversight and Accountability
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Governmental Oversight and Accountability (GO)
  2. Judiciary (JU)
  3. Rules (RC)

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
2/27/2019 Senate • Filed
3/8/2019 Senate • Referred to Governmental Oversight and Accountability; Judiciary; Rules -SJ 199
3/13/2019 Senate • Introduced -SJ 199
5/3/2019 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Governmental Oversight and Accountability