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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: 5/5/2017 House - Died in Careers and Competition Subcommittee
Bill Text: PDF

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  • 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
    5/5/2017 House • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
    • Died in Careers and Competition Subcommittee

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  • HB 623, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 2/2/2017 at 11:29 AM

    Bill Text:   PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (3)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Learn more about bill relationships Last Action and Location Track Bills
    S 666 Prohibited Discrimination Clemens Similar Last Action: 5/5/2017 S Died in Governmental Oversight and Accountability
    H 659 Housing Discrimination Raschein Compare Last Action: 5/5/2017 H Died in Careers and Competition Subcommittee
    S 742 Housing Discrimination Latvala Compare Last Action: 5/5/2017 S Died in Judiciary

    Citations - Statutes (15)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    419.001 Site selection of community residential homes. Page 20 (pdf)
    509.092 Public lodging establishments and public food service establishments; rights as private enterprises. Page 3 (pdf)
    760.01 Purposes; construction; title. Page 3 (pdf)
    760.02 Definitions. Page 4 (pdf)
    760.05 Functions of the commission. Page 7 (pdf)
    760.07 Remedies for unlawful discrimination. Page 7 (pdf)
    760.08 Discrimination in places of public accommodation. Page 8 (pdf)
    760.10 Unlawful employment practices. Page 9 (pdf)
    760.22 Definitions. Page 13 (pdf)
    760.23 Discrimination in the sale or rental of housing and other prohibited practices. Page 15 (pdf)
    760.24 Discrimination in the provision of brokerage services. Page 16 (pdf)
    760.25 Discrimination in the financing of housing or in residential real estate transactions. Page 17 (pdf)
    760.26 Prohibited discrimination in land use decisions and in permitting of development. Page 18 (pdf)
    760.29 Exemptions. Page 18 (pdf)
    760.60 Discriminatory practices of certain clubs prohibited; remedies. Page 19 (pdf)

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