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SB 666: Prohibited Discrimination

GENERAL BILL by Clemens ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Powell ; Rouson ; Hutson ; Farmer ; Rodriguez ; Stewart ; Young ; Rader ; Torres ; Flores ; Garcia ; Book ; Bracy ; Gibson ; Braynon ; Montford ; Thurston

Prohibited Discrimination; Citing this act as the “Florida Competitive Workforce Act;”adding sexual orientation and gender identity as impermissible grounds for discrimination in public lodging establishments and public food service establishments; defining the terms “gender identity” and “sexual orientation”; adding sexual orientation and gender identity as impermissible grounds for discrimination with respect to the sale or rental of housing, provision of brokerage services, financing of housing or in residential real estate transactions, and land use decisions and in permitting of development, respectively, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2017
Last Action: 5/5/2017 Senate - Died in Governmental Oversight and Accountability
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Governmental Oversight and Accountability (GO)
  2. Commerce and Tourism (CM)
  3. Judiciary (JU)
  4. Rules (RC)

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  • Bill History

    Date Chamber Action
    2/2/2017 Senate • Filed
    2/16/2017 Senate • Referred to Governmental Oversight and Accountability; Commerce and Tourism; Judiciary; Rules -SJ 85
    3/7/2017 Senate • Introduced -SJ 85
    5/5/2017 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
    • Died in Governmental Oversight and Accountability

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  • SB 666, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 2/2/2017 at 12:45 PM

    Bill Text:   Web Page PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (3)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Learn more about bill relationships Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 623 Prohibited Discrimination Diamond, Plasencia Similar Last Action: 5/5/2017 H Died in Careers and Competition Subcommittee
    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 17 (pdf)
    509.092 Public lodging establishments and public food service establishments; rights as private enterprises. Page 2 (pdf)
    760.01 Purposes; construction; title. Page 3 (pdf)
    760.02 Definitions. Page 3 (pdf)
    760.05 Functions of the commission. Page 6 (pdf)
    760.07 Remedies for unlawful discrimination. Page 6 (pdf)
    760.08 Discrimination in places of public accommodation. Page 7 (pdf)
    760.10 Unlawful employment practices. Page 8 (pdf)
    760.22 Definitions. Page 11 (pdf)
    760.23 Discrimination in the sale or rental of housing and other prohibited practices. Page 13 (pdf)
    760.24 Discrimination in the provision of brokerage services. Page 14 (pdf)
    760.25 Discrimination in the financing of housing or in residential real estate transactions. Page 14 (pdf)
    760.26 Prohibited discrimination in land use decisions and in permitting of development. Page 16 (pdf)
    760.29 Exemptions. Page 16 (pdf)
    760.60 Discriminatory practices of certain clubs prohibited; remedies. Page 16 (pdf)

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