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SB 942: Implicit Bias Training


Implicit Bias Training; Requiring the Criminal Justice Standards and Training Commission to include specified implicit bias training in instruction related to dealing with diverse populations; requiring the State Board of Education to develop requirements for training for all K-12 instructional personnel and administrators in recognizing and overcoming implicit bias; requesting that the Supreme Court develop training requirements for judges in recognizing and overcoming implicit bias, etc.

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

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  • Bill History

    Date Chamber Action
    11/15/2019 Senate • Filed
    12/13/2019 Senate • Referred to Criminal Justice; Judiciary; Rules -SJ 72
    1/14/2020 Senate • Introduced -SJ 72
    3/14/2020 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
    • Died in Criminal Justice

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  • SB 942, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 11/15/2019 at 8:32 AM

    Bill Text:   Web Page | PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 463 Implicit Bias Training Jones Similar Last Action: 12/12/2019 H Withdrawn prior to introduction -HJ 38

    Citations - Statutes (2)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    943.1716 Continued employment training relating to diverse populations. Page 1 (pdf)
    1000.05 Discrimination against students and employees in the Florida K-20 public education system prohibited; equality of access required. Page 2 (pdf)

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