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SB 374: Housing Discrimination

GENERAL BILL by Rouson

Housing Discrimination; Providing that discriminatory restrictions are unlawful, unenforceable, and declared null and void; 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: 3/12/2020 Senate - Ordered enrolled -SJ 845
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
9/25/2019 Senate • Filed
10/15/2019 Senate • Referred to Judiciary; Governmental Oversight and Accountability; Rules -SJ 29
10/28/2019 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Judiciary, 11/05/19, 2:00 pm, 110 Senate Building
11/5/2019 Senate • Favorable by Judiciary; YEAS 6 NAYS 0 -SJ 132
11/6/2019 Senate • Now in Governmental Oversight and Accountability
12/2/2019 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Governmental Oversight and Accountability, 12/09/19, 1:30 pm, 301 Senate Building
12/9/2019 Senate • Favorable by Governmental Oversight and Accountability; YEAS 5 NAYS 0 -SJ 132
• Now in Rules
1/14/2020 Senate • Introduced -SJ 29
1/31/2020 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Rules, 02/05/20, 9:30 am, 110 Senate Building
2/5/2020 Senate • Favorable by- Rules; YEAS 16 NAYS 0 -SJ 239
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading
3/5/2020 Senate • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 03/06/20 -SJ 519
3/6/2020 Senate • Read 2nd time -SJ 487
• Amendment(s) adopted (270070) -SJ 487
• Ordered engrossed -SJ 488
• Placed on 3rd reading
3/9/2020 Senate • Read 3rd time -SJ 532
• Passed as amended; YEAS 39 NAYS 0 -SJ 532, 533
3/9/2020 House • In Messages
• Referred to Calendar -HJ 998
• Received -HJ 998
3/10/2020 House • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 03/10/20
• Read 2nd time -HJ 1069
• Placed on 3rd reading
3/11/2020 House • Read 3rd time -HJ 1124
• Passed; YEAS 117 NAYS 0 -HJ 1125
3/12/2020 Senate • Ordered enrolled -SJ 845