HB 565: Housing Discrimination
GENERAL BILL by Williams ; Davis ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Daniels ; Joseph ; Mercado
Housing Discrimination; Removes housing discrimination as cause of action for relief & damages stemming from violations of Florida Civil Rights Act of 1992; revises timeframe & conditions under which aggrieved person may commence civil action to enforce specified rights; authorizes, rather than requires, civil action after alleged discriminatory housing practice; authorizes civil action regardless of whether aggrieved person filed complaint with commission; prohibits aggrieved person from filing specified action in certain circumstances; provides exception.
Last Action: 5/3/2019 House - Died in Judiciary Committee
Bill Text: PDF
• Referred to Civil Justice Subcommittee; Government Operations and Technology Appropriations Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee -HJ 66
• Introduced -HJ 66
• On Committee agenda-- Civil Justice Subcommittee, 03/25/19, 3:00 pm, Sumner Hall
• Favorable by Civil Justice Subcommittee; YEAS 15 NAYS 0 -HJ 520
• Now in Government Operations and Technology Appropriations Subcommittee -HJ 520
• On Committee agenda-- Government Operations and Technology Appropriations Subcommittee, 04/01/19, 12:00 pm, Morris Hall
• Favorable by Government Operations and Technology Appropriations Subcommittee; YEAS 12 NAYS 0 -HJ 555
• Now in Judiciary Committee -HJ 555
• Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Judiciary Committee
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