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The Senate has convened, unilaterally, in Special Session for the sole purpose of consideration of Executive Order 19-14.

SB 692: Employment Practices

GENERAL BILL by Cruz

Employment Practices; Creating the "Florida Family Leave Act"; requiring an employer to allow certain employees to take paid family leave to bond with a new child upon the child’s birth, adoption, or foster care placement; requiring that family leave be taken concurrently with any leave taken pursuant to federal family and medical leave provisions; requiring an employer to provide notice to employees of the right to paid family leave, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2019
Last Action: 5/3/2019 Senate - Died in Commerce and Tourism
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
2/4/2019 Senate • Filed
2/15/2019 Senate • Referred to Commerce and Tourism; Appropriations Subcommittee on Agriculture, Environment, and General Government; Appropriations -SJ 84
3/5/2019 Senate • Introduced -SJ 83
5/3/2019 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Commerce and Tourism