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SB 566: Prohibited Discrimination

GENERAL BILL by Bracy

Prohibited Discrimination; Citing this act as the “Creating a Respectful and Open World for Natural Hair Act” or “CROWN Act”; providing that it is unlawful for sponsors under the Florida Housing Finance Corporation Act to discriminate against any person or family because of a protected hairstyle; defining the term “protected hairstyle”; adding protected hairstyle as impermissible grounds for discrimination with respect to specified unlawful employment practices; prohibiting discrimination based on protected hairstyle in the Florida K-20 public education system, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2020
Last Action: 11/1/2019 Senate - Referred to Community Affairs; Judiciary; Rules
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Community Affairs (CA)
  2. Judiciary (JU)
  3. Rules (RC)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
10/17/2019 Senate • Filed
11/1/2019 Senate • Referred to Community Affairs; Judiciary; Rules