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SB 156: Prohibited Discrimination

GENERAL BILL by Abruzzo ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Bullard ; Ring ; Margolis ; Soto

Prohibited Discrimination; Creating the “Florida Competitive Workforce Act”; revising provisions to include sexual orientation and gender identity or expression and the perception of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, handicap, or marital status as impermissible grounds for discrimination; adding sexual orientation and gender identity or expression as impermissible grounds for discrimination, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2015
Last Action: 5/1/2015 Senate - Died in Judiciary
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Judiciary (JU)
  2. Governmental Oversight and Accountability (GO)
  3. Appropriations Subcommittee on General Government (AGG)
  4. Fiscal Policy (FP)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
11/25/2014 Senate • Filed
12/17/2014 Senate • Referred to Judiciary; Governmental Oversight and Accountability; Appropriations Subcommittee on General Government; Fiscal Policy -SJ 42
3/3/2015 Senate • Introduced -SJ 42
5/1/2015 Senate • Died in Judiciary