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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)

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  • 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

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  • SB 726, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 11/1/2019 at 8:57 AM

    Bill Text:   Web Page | PDF
    Analyses:   Governmental Oversight and Accountability (Pre-Meeting) 12/6/2019 (pdf)
    Governmental Oversight and Accountability (Post-Meeting) 12/9/2019 (pdf)
    Judiciary (Pre-Meeting) 1/14/2020 (pdf)
    Judiciary (Post-Meeting) 1/15/2020 (pdf)
    Rules (Pre-Meeting) 2/28/2020 (pdf)
    Rules (Post-Meeting) 3/3/2020 (pdf)

    Related Bills (2)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 255 (er) Florida Commission on Human Relations Antone Similar Last Action: 3/12/2020 H Ordered enrolled -HJ 1171
    S 450 Whistleblower’s Act Brandes Compare Last Action: 3/14/2020 S Died in Governmental Oversight and Accountability

    Committee Votes (3)

    Date Committee Result
    12/9/2019 1:30 PM Governmental Oversight and Accountability 5 Yeas - 0 Nays
    1/15/2020 10:15 AM Judiciary 5 Yeas - 0 Nays
    3/2/2020 12:00 PM Rules 16 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 8 (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 2 (pdf)
    760.29 Exemptions. Page 3 (pdf)
    760.31 Powers and duties of commission. Page 6 (pdf)
    760.60 Discriminatory practices of certain clubs prohibited; remedies. Page 7 (pdf)

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