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CS/SB 1628: Sexual Harassment

GENERAL BILL by Ethics and Elections ; Book ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Benacquisto ; Taddeo ; Rodriguez

Sexual Harassment; Revising requirements for rules governing the registration of lobbyists who lobby the Legislature; creating the Task Force on the Prevention of Sexual Harassment and Misconduct; prohibiting public officers, qualified candidates, agency employees, and lobbyists from sexually harassing any person; prohibiting an individual from offering or providing sexual favors, or offering or engaging in sexual conduct, in an effort to influence a public officer or employee or obtain his or her goodwill; authorizing a designated agency official to refer complaints alleging sexual harassment or sexual misconduct to the Commission on Ethics, etc.

Effective Date: Upon becoming a law
Last Action: 2/1/2018 Senate - Now in Governmental Oversight and Accountability -SJ 243
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Ethics and Elections (EE)
  2. Governmental Oversight and Accountability (GO)
  3. Rules (RC)

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
1/5/2018 Senate • Filed
1/12/2018 Senate • Referred to Ethics and Elections; Governmental Oversight and Accountability; Rules -SJ 183
1/17/2018 Senate • Introduced -SJ 182
1/25/2018 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Ethics and Elections, 01/30/18, 2:00 pm, 412 Knott Building
1/30/2018 Senate • CS by Ethics and Elections; YEAS 8 NAYS 0 -SJ 243
1/31/2018 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
• CS by Ethics and Elections read 1st time -SJ 246
2/1/2018 Senate • Now in Governmental Oversight and Accountability -SJ 243