HB 889: Employment Practices
GENERAL BILL by Davis ; Joseph ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Alexander ; Brown ; Bush ; Eskamani ; Geller ; Jenne ; Jones ; McGhee ; Mercado ; Smith, C. ; Toledo ; Webb
Employment Practices; Creates "Florida Family Leave Act"; requires employer to allow certain employees to take paid family leave to bond with minor child upon child's birth, adoption, or foster care placement; provides requirements, limitations, & duties; provides for civil action & penalties & criminal penalty; prohibits specified employment practices on basis of pregnancy, childbirth, or medical condition related to pregnancy or childbirth; provides for leave, maintenance of health coverage, reasonable accommodation & transfer, & return rights for employee who is disabled from pregnancy, childbirth, or medical condition related to pregnancy or childbirth.
Last Action: 3/14/2020 House - Died in Business and Professions Subcommittee
Bill Text: PDF
• Referred to Business and Professions Subcommittee; Appropriations Committee; Commerce Committee -HJ 76
• Introduced -HJ 75
• Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Business and Professions Subcommittee
Companion bills that are identical word-for-word, not including titles. However, Resolutions and Concurrent Resolutions are considered identical if the only difference is the word "House" or "Senate."
Companion bills that are substantially similar in text or have substantial portions of text that are largely the same.
Bills that have selected provisions that are similar in text.
A bill that is contingent upon passage of another bill within the same chamber, e.g., a trust fund bill, a bill providing a public record exemption, or an implementing bill.
The page numbers, when listed, for citations are constantly under review. The journals or printed bills of the respective chambers should be consulted as the official documents of the Legislature.
The links for the page numbers are formatted to open the bill text PDF directly to the page containing the citation. However, if your browser is set to open PDFs in a new window, as is often the case with 64-bit browsers, the bill text will open to the first page.