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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

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  • 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    5/3/2019 House • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration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

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  • HB 393, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 1/22/2019 at 8:31 AM

    Bill Text:   PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    S 692 Employment Practices Cruz Similar Last Action: 5/3/2019 S Died in Commerce and Tourism

    Citations - Statutes (10)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    444.001 Page 3 (pdf)
    444.002 Page 3 (pdf)
    444.003 Page 4 (pdf)
    444.004 Page 5 (pdf)
    444.005 Page 7 (pdf)
    444.006 Page 8 (pdf)
    444.007 Page 12 (pdf)
    444.008 Page 12 (pdf)
    760.10 Unlawful employment practices. Page 12 (pdf)
    760.11 Administrative and civil remedies; construction. Page 15 (pdf)

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