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CS/HB 255: Florida Commission on Human Relations

GENERAL BILL by Civil Justice Subcommittee ; Antone ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Davis

Florida Commission on Human Relations; Provides quorum requirements for Commission on Human Relations & its panels; revises number of persons commission may recommend for Florida Civil Rights Hall of Fame; provides limitation on time civil action may be filed after alleged violation of Florida Civil Rights Act; revises length of time commission or AG has to resolve complaint of discrimination in club membership; revises timeline relating to complaints alleging prohibited personnel action.

Effective Date: 7/1/2020
Last Action: 3/12/2020 House - Ordered enrolled -HJ 1171
Bill Text: PDF

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  • Bill History

    Date Chamber Action
    9/30/2019 House • Filed
    10/10/2019 House • Referred to Civil Justice Subcommittee; Government Operations and Technology Appropriations Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee -HJ 25
    1/14/2020 House • Introduced -HJ 25
    1/31/2020 House • On Committee agenda-- Civil Justice Subcommittee, 02/04/20, 3:30 pm, Sumner Hall
    2/4/2020 House • CS by Civil Justice Subcommittee; YEAS 14 NAYS 0 -HJ 516
    2/5/2020 House • Pending review of CS under Rule 7.18(c)
    2/6/2020 House • Original reference(s) removed: Government Operations and Technology Appropriations Subcommittee
    • CS referred to Judiciary Committee -HJ 524
    • Now in Judiciary Committee -HJ 524
    • CS by Civil Justice Subcommittee read 1st time -HJ 513
    2/10/2020 House • On Committee agenda-- Judiciary Committee, 02/12/20, 10:00 am, Sumner Hall
    2/12/2020 House • Favorable by- Judiciary Committee; YEAS 16 NAYS 0 -HJ 568
    • Placed on Calendar -HJ 568
    3/3/2020 House • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 03/06/20
    3/6/2020 House • Read 2nd time -HJ 938
    • Placed on 3rd reading
    3/9/2020 House • Temporarily postponed, on 3rd Reading -HJ 989
    3/10/2020 House • Temporarily postponed, on 3rd Reading -HJ 1020
    3/11/2020 House • Read 3rd time -HJ 1077
    • CS passed; YEAS 116 NAYS 0 -HJ 1077
    3/11/2020 Senate • In Messages
    • Referred to Governmental Oversight and Accountability; Judiciary; Rules -SJ 724
    • Withdrawn from Governmental Oversight and Accountability; Judiciary; Rules -SJ 708
    • Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading
    • Substituted for SB 726 -SJ 709
    • Received -SJ 724
    • Read 2nd time -SJ 708
    • Placed on 3rd reading
    3/12/2020 Senate • Read 3rd time -SJ 734
    • CS passed; YEAS 37 NAYS 0 -SJ 734
    3/12/2020 House • Ordered enrolled -HJ 1171

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  • CS/HB 255, Enrolled (Current Bill Version) Posted 3/12/2020 at 12:06 PM

    Bill Text:   PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (2)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    S 726 Florida Commission on Human Relations Rouson Similar Last Action: 3/11/2020 S Laid on Table, refer to CS/HB 255 -SJ 709
    S 450 Whistleblower’s Act Brandes Compare Last Action: 3/14/2020 S Died in Governmental Oversight and Accountability

    Citations - Statutes (7)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    112.31895 Investigative procedures in response to prohibited personnel actions. Page 10 (pdf)
    760.03 Commission on Human Relations; staff. Page 2 (pdf)
    760.065 Florida Civil Rights Hall of Fame. Page 2 (pdf)
    760.11 Administrative and civil remedies; construction. Page 3 (pdf)
    760.29 Exemptions. Page 4 (pdf)
    760.31 Powers and duties of commission. Page 8 (pdf)
    760.60 Discriminatory practices of certain clubs prohibited; remedies. Page 9 (pdf)

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  • CS/HB 255, Committee Substitute 1 Posted 2/5/2020 at 7:57 PM

    Bill Text:   PDF
    Analyses:   Judiciary Committee (Post-Meeting) 2/12/2020 (pdf)

    Related Bills (2)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    S 726 Florida Commission on Human Relations Rouson Similar Last Action: 3/11/2020 S Laid on Table, refer to CS/HB 255 -SJ 709
    S 450 Whistleblower’s Act Brandes Compare Last Action: 3/14/2020 S Died in Governmental Oversight and Accountability

    Floor Votes (2)

    Date Chamber Result
    3/11/2020 10:42 AM House 116 Yeas - 0 Nays
    3/12/2020 10:39 AM Senate 37 Yeas - 0 Nays

    Citations - Statutes (7)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    112.31895 Investigative procedures in response to prohibited personnel actions. Page 10 (pdf)
    760.03 Commission on Human Relations; staff. Page 2 (pdf)
    760.065 Florida Civil Rights Hall of Fame. Page 2 (pdf)
    760.11 Administrative and civil remedies; construction. Page 3 (pdf)
    760.29 Exemptions. Page 4 (pdf)
    760.31 Powers and duties of commission. Page 8 (pdf)
    760.60 Discriminatory practices of certain clubs prohibited; remedies. Page 9 (pdf)

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  • HB 255, Original Filed Version Posted 9/30/2019 at 1:40 PM

    Bill Text:   PDF
    Analyses:   Civil Justice Subcommittee (Post-Meeting) 3/24/2020 (pdf)

    Related Bills (2)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    S 726 Florida Commission on Human Relations Rouson Similar Last Action: 3/11/2020 S Laid on Table, refer to CS/HB 255 -SJ 709
    S 450 Whistleblower’s Act Brandes Compare Last Action: 3/14/2020 S Died in Governmental Oversight and Accountability

    Committee Amendments (1)

    Amendment Sponsor Filed Last Committee Action Format
    441199 - Amendment
    Remove lines 34-38 and insert:
    Antone 2/3/2020
    7:50 PM
    Adopted
    2/4/2020
    PDF

    Citations - Statutes (7)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    112.31895 Investigative procedures in response to prohibited personnel actions. Page 10 (pdf)
    760.03 Commission on Human Relations; staff. Page 2 (pdf)
    760.065 Florida Civil Rights Hall of Fame. Page 2 (pdf)
    760.11 Administrative and civil remedies; construction. Page 3 (pdf)
    760.29 Exemptions. Page 5 (pdf)
    760.31 Powers and duties of commission. Page 8 (pdf)
    760.60 Discriminatory practices of certain clubs prohibited; remedies. Page 9 (pdf)

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