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SB 206: Prohibited Discrimination

GENERAL BILL by Rouson ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Cruz ; Berman ; Rodriguez ; Taddeo ; Rader ; Stewart ; Gibson ; Book ; Farmer ; Powell ; Pizzo ; Braynon ; Bracy ; Flores ; Torres ; Thurston ; Montford

Prohibited Discrimination; Citing this act as the "Florida Competitive Workforce Act"; adding sexual orientation and gender identity as impermissible grounds for discrimination in public lodging establishments and public food service establishments; providing an exception for constitutionally protected free exercise of religion, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2020
Last Action: 1/14/2020 Senate - Introduced -SJ 18
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Governmental Oversight and Accountability (GO)
  2. Judiciary (JU)
  3. Rules (RC)

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  • Bill History

    Date Chamber Action
    8/29/2019 Senate • Filed
    9/19/2019 Senate • Referred to Governmental Oversight and Accountability; Judiciary; Rules -SJ 19
    1/14/2020 Senate • Introduced -SJ 18

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  • SB 206, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 8/29/2019 at 3:54 PM

    Bill Text:   Web Page | PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (2)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 161 Prohibited Discrimination Toledo, Webb Similar Last Action: 1/14/2020 H Introduced -HJ 18
    S 34 Prohibited Discrimination Rouson Similar Last Action: 9/3/2019 S Withdrawn prior to introduction -SJ 7

    Citations - Statutes (15)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    419.001 Site selection of community residential homes. Page 17 (pdf)
    509.092 Public lodging establishments and public food service establishments; rights as private enterprises. Page 2 (pdf)
    760.01 Purposes; construction; title. Page 3 (pdf)
    760.02 Definitions. Page 3 (pdf)
    760.05 Functions of the commission. Page 6 (pdf)
    760.07 Remedies for unlawful discrimination. Page 6 (pdf)
    760.08 Discrimination in places of public accommodation. Page 7 (pdf)
    760.10 Unlawful employment practices. Page 7 (pdf)
    760.22 Definitions. Page 11 (pdf)
    760.23 Discrimination in the sale or rental of housing and other prohibited practices. Page 13 (pdf)
    760.24 Discrimination in the provision of brokerage services. Page 14 (pdf)
    760.25 Discrimination in the financing of housing or in residential real estate transactions. Page 14 (pdf)
    760.26 Prohibited discrimination in land use decisions and in permitting of development. Page 15 (pdf)
    760.29 Exemptions. Page 16 (pdf)
    760.60 Discriminatory practices of certain clubs prohibited; remedies. Page 16 (pdf)

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