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SB 726: Florida Commission on Human Relations

GENERAL BILL by Rouson

Florida Commission on Human Relations; Revising quorum requirements for the Commission on Human Relations and its panels; revising the number of persons the commission must recommend for the Florida Civil Rights Hall of Fame; deleting a requirement that a facility or community that provides housing for older persons register with and submit a letter to the commission; deleting the requirement for the commission or Attorney General to investigate a complaint of discrimination in evaluating an application for club membership, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2020
Last Action: 3/11/2020 Senate - Laid on Table, refer to CS/HB 255 -SJ 709
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Governmental Oversight and Accountability (GO)
  2. Judiciary (JU)
  3. Rules (RC)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
11/1/2019 Senate • Filed
11/21/2019 Senate • Referred to Governmental Oversight and Accountability; Judiciary; Rules -SJ 56
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 Judiciary
1/10/2020 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Judiciary, 01/15/20, 10:15 am, 110 Senate Building
1/14/2020 Senate • Introduced -SJ 56
1/15/2020 Senate • Favorable by Judiciary; YEAS 5 NAYS 0 -SJ 154
• Now in Rules
2/26/2020 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Rules, 03/02/20, 12:00 pm, 110 Senate Building
3/2/2020 Senate • Favorable by- Rules; YEAS 16 NAYS 0 -SJ 374
3/3/2020 Senate • Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading
3/4/2020 Senate • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 03/06/20 -SJ 519
3/6/2020 Senate • Retained on Special Order Calendar -SJ 518
3/9/2020 Senate • Retained on Special Order Calendar -SJ 550
3/10/2020 Senate • Retained on Special Order Calendar -SJ 653
3/11/2020 Senate • Read 2nd time -SJ 708
• Substituted CS/HB 255 -SJ 709
• Laid on Table, refer to CS/HB 255 -SJ 709