Florida Senate - 2020                        COMMITTEE AMENDMENT
       Bill No. SB 566
                              LEGISLATIVE ACTION                        
                    Senate             .             House              

       The Committee on Community Affairs (Bracy) recommended the
    1         Senate Amendment (with title amendment)
    3         Delete lines 72 - 419
    4  and insert:
    5  discriminate against any person or family because of race as
    6  defined in s. 760.02, color, religion, sex, national origin, or
    7  marital status.
    8         Section 3. Section 760.02, Florida Statutes, is reordered
    9  and amended to read:
   10         760.02 Definitions.—For the purposes of ss. 760.01-760.11,
   11  760.23, 760.25, and 509.092, the term:
   12         (7)(1) “Florida Civil Rights Act of 1992” means ss. 760.01
   13  760.11 and 509.092.
   14         (2) “Commission” means the Florida Commission on Human
   15  Relations created by s. 760.03.
   16         (3) “Commissioner” or “member” means a member of the
   17  commission.
   18         (4) “Discriminatory practice” means any practice made
   19  unlawful by the Florida Civil Rights Act of 1992.
   20         (9)(5) “National origin” includes ancestry.
   21         (10)(6) “Person” includes an individual, association,
   22  corporation, joint apprenticeship committee, joint-stock
   23  company, labor union, legal representative, mutual company,
   24  partnership, receiver, trust, trustee in bankruptcy, or
   25  unincorporated organization; any other legal or commercial
   26  entity; the state; or any governmental entity or agency.
   27         (5)(7) “Employer” means any person employing 15 or more
   28  employees for each working day in each of 20 or more calendar
   29  weeks in the current or preceding calendar year, and any agent
   30  of such a person.
   31         (6)(8) “Employment agency” means any person regularly
   32  undertaking, with or without compensation, to procure employees
   33  for an employer or to procure for employees opportunities to
   34  work for an employer, and includes an agent of such a person.
   35         (11) “Protective hairstyle” includes, but is not limited
   36  to, hairstyles such as braids, locks, or twists.
   37         (8)(9) “Labor organization” means any organization that
   38  which exists for the purpose, in whole or in part, of collective
   39  bargaining or of dealing with employers concerning grievances,
   40  terms or conditions of employment, or other mutual aid or
   41  protection in connection with employment.
   42         (1)(10) “Aggrieved person” means any person who files a
   43  complaint with the Florida Commission on Human Relations
   44  Commission.
   45         (13)“Race” is inclusive of traits historically associated
   46  with race, including, but not limited to, hair texture, hair
   47  type, and protective hairstyles.
   48         (12)(11) “Public accommodations” means places of public
   49  accommodation, lodgings, facilities principally engaged in
   50  selling food for consumption on the premises, gasoline stations,
   51  places of exhibition or entertainment, and other covered
   52  establishments. Each of the following establishments which
   53  serves the public is a place of public accommodation within the
   54  meaning of this section:
   55         (a) Any inn, hotel, motel, or other establishment that
   56  which provides lodging to transient guests, other than an
   57  establishment located within a building that which contains not
   58  more than four rooms for rent or hire and that which is actually
   59  occupied by the proprietor of such establishment as his or her
   60  residence.
   61         (b) Any restaurant, cafeteria, lunchroom, lunch counter,
   62  soda fountain, or other facility principally engaged in selling
   63  food for consumption on the premises, including, but not limited
   64  to, any such facility located on the premises of any retail
   65  establishment, or any gasoline station.
   66         (c) Any motion picture theater, theater, concert hall,
   67  sports arena, stadium, or other place of exhibition or
   68  entertainment.
   69         (d) Any establishment that which is physically located
   70  within the premises of any establishment otherwise covered by
   71  this subsection, or within the premises of which is physically
   72  located any such covered establishment, and that which holds
   73  itself out as serving patrons of such covered establishment.
   74         Section 4. Subsections (9) and (10) are added to section
   75  1000.21, Florida Statutes, to read:
   76         1000.21 Systemwide definitions.—As used in the Florida K-20
   77  Education Code:
   78         (9)“Protective hairstyle” includes, but is not limited to,
   79  hairstyles such as braids, locks, or twists.
   80         (10) “Race” is inclusive of traits historically associated
   81  with race, including, but not limited to, hair texture, hair
   82  type, and protective hairstyles.
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   85  And the title is amended as follows:
   86         Delete lines 6 - 31
   87  and insert:
   88         discriminate against any person or family because of
   89         traits historically associated with race; reordering
   90         and amending s. 760.02, F.S.; defining the terms
   91         “protective hairstyle” and “race”; amending s.
   92         1000.21, F.S.; defining the terms “protective
   93         hairstyle” and “race”;