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SB 982: Florida Civil Rights Act

GENERAL BILL by Thompson ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Smith ; Gibson

Florida Civil Rights Act; Prohibiting discrimination on the basis of pregnancy in public lodging and food service establishments and in places of public accommodation; prohibiting employment discrimination on the basis of pregnancy; prohibiting discrimination on the basis of pregnancy by labor organizations, joint labor-management committees, and employment agencies, and in occupational licensing, certification, and membership organizations, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2015
Last Action: 5/22/2015 - Chapter No. 2015-68
Location: Became Law
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Commerce and Tourism (CM)
  2. Judiciary (JU)
  3. Rules (RC)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
2/18/2015 Senate • Filed
2/26/2015 Senate • Referred to Commerce and Tourism; Judiciary; Rules -SJ 99
3/3/2015 Senate • Introduced -SJ 99
3/18/2015 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Commerce and Tourism, 03/23/15, 4:00 pm, 110 Senate Office Building
3/23/2015 Senate • Favorable by Commerce and Tourism; YEAS 5 NAYS 0 -SJ 253
3/24/2015 Senate • Now in Judiciary -SJ 253
3/26/2015 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Judiciary, 03/31/15, 4:00 pm, 110 Senate Office Building
3/31/2015 Senate • Favorable by Judiciary; YEAS 9 NAYS 0 -SJ 316
4/1/2015 Senate • Now in Rules -SJ 316
4/6/2015 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Rules, 04/09/15, 9:00 am, 110 Senate Office Building
4/9/2015 Senate • Favorable by- Rules; YEAS 12 NAYS 0 -SJ 377
4/10/2015 Senate • Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 377
• Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/14/15
4/14/2015 Senate • Read 2nd time -SJ 420
• Placed on 3rd reading
4/22/2015 Senate • Read 3rd time -SJ 492
• Passed; YEAS 39 NAYS 0 -SJ 492
4/22/2015 House • In Messages
• Referred to Calendar -HJ 676
• Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/23/15
• Received -HJ 676
4/23/2015 House • Substituted for HB 625 -HJ 750
• Read 2nd time -HJ 750
• Placed on 3rd reading
4/24/2015 House • Read 3rd time -HJ 804
• Passed; YEAS 115 NAYS 2 -HJ 805
4/24/2015 Senate • Ordered enrolled -SJ 656
5/7/2015 • Signed by Officers and presented to Governor
5/21/2015 • Approved by Governor
5/22/2015 • Chapter No. 2015-68