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HB 393: Employment Practices

GENERAL BILL by Joseph ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Alexander ; Cortes ; Eskamani ; Fernandez ; Mercado ; Polo ; Slosberg ; Smith, C. ; Toledo

Employment Practices; Requires employer to allow certain employee's to take paid family leave for certain purposes; specifies limitations & duties related to employer's administration of family leave; provides family leave requirements; provides responsibilities and powers of DEO; provides penalties; authorizes civil action; authorizes award of specified compensation, damages, & fees; provides protections for employee who acts in good faith; prohibits employee from taking certain actions in bad faith; authorizes department to adopt rules; prohibits specified employment practices; provides certain rights for employee who is disabled from pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical condition; reenacts & revises provisions relating to administrative & civil remedies for violations of Florida Civil Rights Act of 1992.

Effective Date: 7/1/2019
Last Action: 5/3/2019 House - Died in Business and Professions Subcommittee
Bill Text: PDF

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
1/22/2019 House • Filed
1/30/2019 House • Referred to Business and Professions Subcommittee; Appropriations Committee; Commerce Committee -HJ 51
3/5/2019 House • Introduced -HJ 51
5/3/2019 House • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Business and Professions Subcommittee