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HB 161: Prohibited Discrimination

GENERAL BILL by Toledo ; Webb ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Alexander ; Aloupis ; Ausley ; Caruso ; Casello ; Clemons ; Cortes ; Daley ; Davis ; Diamond ; Driskell ; DuBose ; Duran ; Eskamani ; Fernandez ; Fitzenhagen ; Geller ; Goff-Marcil ; Good ; Gottlieb ; Grieco ; Hart ; Hattersley ; Hogan Johnson ; Jacobs ; Jenne ; Jones ; Killebrew ; LaMarca ; Mariano ; Mercado ; Newton ; Plasencia ; Polo ; Polsky ; Raschein ; Silvers ; Slosberg ; Smith, C. ; Stark ; Valdes ; Watson, B. ; Watson, C. ; 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.

Effective Date: 7/1/2020
Last Action: 1/14/2020 House - Introduced -HJ 18
Bill Text: PDF

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  • Bill History

    Date Chamber Action
    9/12/2019 House • Filed
    9/25/2019 House • Referred to Civil Justice Subcommittee; Business and Professions Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee -HJ 18
    1/14/2020 House • Introduced -HJ 18

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  • HB 161, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 9/12/2019 at 4:54 PM

    Bill Text:   PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (2)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    S 34 Prohibited Discrimination Rouson Similar Last Action: 9/3/2019 S Withdrawn prior to introduction -SJ 7
    S 206 Prohibited Discrimination Rouson Similar Last Action: 1/14/2020 S Introduced -SJ 18

    Citations - Statutes (15)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    419.001 Site selection of community residential homes. Page 19 (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 4 (pdf)
    760.05 Functions of the commission. Page 6 (pdf)
    760.07 Remedies for unlawful discrimination. Page 7 (pdf)
    760.08 Discrimination in places of public accommodation. Page 8 (pdf)
    760.10 Unlawful employment practices. Page 8 (pdf)
    760.22 Definitions. Page 12 (pdf)
    760.23 Discrimination in the sale or rental of housing and other prohibited practices. Page 14 (pdf)
    760.24 Discrimination in the provision of brokerage services. Page 16 (pdf)
    760.25 Discrimination in the financing of housing or in residential real estate transactions. Page 16 (pdf)
    760.26 Prohibited discrimination in land use decisions and in permitting of development. Page 17 (pdf)
    760.29 Exemptions. Page 18 (pdf)
    760.60 Discriminatory practices of certain clubs prohibited; remedies. Page 18 (pdf)

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