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HB 161: Prohibited Discrimination
GENERAL BILL by Toledo ; Webb ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Aloupis ; Caruso ; Casello ; Cortes ; Daley ; Diamond ; Driskell ; DuBose ; Duran ; Eskamani ; Fernandez ; Fitzenhagen ; Geller ; Good ; Gottlieb ; Grieco ; Hart ; Hattersley ; Hogan Johnson ; Jacobs ; Jenne ; Jones ; Killebrew ; LaMarca ; Mariano ; Mercado ; Polsky ; Raschein ; Silvers ; Smith, C. ; Stark ; Valdes ; Willhite
Prohibited Discrimination; Prohibits discrimination based on sexual orientation & gender identity in public lodging establishments & public food service establishments; revises provisions of Florida Civil Rights Act of 1992 & Fair Housing Act to include sexual orientation & gender identity; provides exception for constitutionally protected free exercise of religion.
Last Action: 9/25/2019 House - Referred to Civil Justice Subcommittee; Business and Professions Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee
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• Referred to Civil Justice Subcommittee; Business and Professions Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee
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