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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.

Effective Date: 7/1/2020
Last Action: 3/14/2020 House - Died in Business and Professions Subcommittee
Bill Text: PDF

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  • Bill History

    Date Chamber Action
    12/10/2019 House • Filed
    12/12/2019 House • Referred to Business and Professions Subcommittee; Appropriations Committee; Commerce Committee -HJ 76
    1/14/2020 House • Introduced -HJ 75
    3/14/2020 House • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
    • Died in Business and Professions Subcommittee

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  • HB 889, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 12/10/2019 at 10:26 AM

    Bill Text:   PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    S 1194 Employment Practices Cruz Similar Last Action: 3/14/2020 S Died in Commerce and Tourism

    Citations - Statutes (10)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    444.001 Page 3 (pdf)
    444.002 Page 3 (pdf)
    444.003 Page 4 (pdf)
    444.004 Page 5 (pdf)
    444.005 Page 6 (pdf)
    444.006 Page 8 (pdf)
    444.007 Page 10 (pdf)
    444.008 Page 10 (pdf)
    760.10 Unlawful employment practices. Page 11 (pdf)
    760.11 Administrative and civil remedies; construction. Page 13 (pdf)

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