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SB 644: Florida Civil Rights Act


Florida Civil Rights Act; Prohibiting discrimination on the basis of height or weight in public lodging and food service establishments; revising the general purpose of the Florida Civil Rights Act of 1992; providing civil and administrative remedies for discrimination on the basis of height or weight; prohibiting employment discrimination on the basis of height or weight, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2020
Last Action: 3/14/2020 Senate - Died in Judiciary
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Judiciary (JU)
  2. Commerce and Tourism (CM)
  3. Rules (RC)

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  • Bill History

    Date Chamber Action
    10/24/2019 Senate • Filed
    11/6/2019 Senate • Referred to Judiciary; Commerce and Tourism; Rules -SJ 49
    1/14/2020 Senate • Introduced -SJ 49
    3/14/2020 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
    • Died in Judiciary

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  • SB 644, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 10/24/2019 at 8:36 AM

    Bill Text:   Web Page | PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (3)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    S 1168 Public Records/Complaints Related to Discrimination Based on Height or Weight Braynon Linked Last Action: 3/14/2020 S Died in Judiciary
    H 635 Unlawful Discrimination Watson Similar Last Action: 3/14/2020 H Died in Civil Justice Subcommittee
    H 863 Pub. Rec./Unlawful Discrimination Watson Compare Last Action: 3/14/2020 H Died in Civil Justice Subcommittee

    Citations - Statutes (7)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    509.092 Public lodging establishments and public food service establishments; rights as private enterprises. Page 2 (pdf)
    760.01 Purposes; construction; title. Page 2 (pdf)
    760.05 Functions of the commission. Page 3 (pdf)
    760.07 Remedies for unlawful discrimination. Page 3 (pdf)
    760.08 Discrimination in places of public accommodation. Page 4 (pdf)
    760.10 Unlawful employment practices. Page 4 (pdf)
    760.11 Administrative and civil remedies; construction. Page 7 (pdf)

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