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The Senate has convened, unilaterally, in Special Session for the sole purpose of consideration of Executive Order 19-14.

SB 958: Housing Discrimination

GENERAL BILL by Rouson ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Rodriguez

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; revising the conditions under which an aggrieved person may commence a civil action in any appropriate court against a specified respondent to enforce specified rights; authorizing, rather than requiring, a civil action to commence within a specified period after an alleged discriminatory housing practice, etc.

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



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
2/12/2019 Senate • Filed
2/19/2019 Senate • Referred to Judiciary; Governmental Oversight and Accountability; Rules -SJ 106
3/5/2019 Senate • Introduced -SJ 106
4/3/2019 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Judiciary, 04/08/19, 4:00 pm, 110 Senate Building
4/8/2019 Senate • Favorable by Judiciary; YEAS 6 NAYS 0 -SJ 331
4/9/2019 Senate • Now in Governmental Oversight and Accountability
5/3/2019 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Governmental Oversight and Accountability