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HB 623: Prohibited Discrimination

GENERAL BILL by Diamond ; Plasencia ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Abruzzo ; Alexander ; Antone ; Asencio ; Ausley ; Baez ; Berman ; Brown ; Cortes, J. ; Cruz ; Davis ; DuBose ; Duran ; Edwards ; Fitzenhagen ; Geller ; Goodson ; Gruters ; Hager ; Hardemon ; Henry ; Jacobs ; Jacquet ; Jenne ; Jones ; Killebrew ; Latvala ; Mariano ; Massullo ; McGhee ; Mercado ; Miller, A. ; Miller, M. ; Moskowitz ; Newton ; Peters ; Pritchett ; Raschein ; Richardson ; Russell ; Santiago ; Shaw ; Silvers ; Slosberg ; Smith ; Stark ; Toledo ; Watson, C. ; Willhite ; Williams

Prohibited Discrimination; Provides that sexual orientation & gender identity are impermissible grounds for discrimination in public lodging establishments & public food service establishments; revises provisions of Florida Civil Rights Act of 1992 and Fair Housing Act to include sexual orientation & gender identity, provides exception for constitutionally protected free exercise of religion.

Effective Date: 7/1/2017
Last Action: 3/7/2017 House - Introduced -HJ 77
Location: In committee/council (CCS)
Bill Text: PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
2/2/2017 House • Filed
2/9/2017 House • Referred to Careers and Competition Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee; Commerce Committee -HJ 77
3/7/2017 House • Introduced -HJ 77