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SB 1596: Employment Practices for Family and Medical Leave

GENERAL BILL by Cruz

Employment Practices for Family and Medical Leave; Creating the “Florida Family and Medical Leave Act”; requiring an employer to allow certain employees to take family and medical leave to bond with a minor child upon the child’s birth, adoption, or foster care placement; requiring an employer to provide notice to employees of certain rights relating to family and medical leave; authorizing an employee to file a civil action against an employer for a violation; revising the Florida Civil Rights Act of 1992 to prohibit specified employment practices on the basis of pregnancy, childbirth, or a medical condition related to pregnancy or childbirth, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2021
Last Action: 4/30/2021 Senate - Died in Commerce and Tourism
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
2/24/2021 Senate • Filed
3/2/2021 Senate • Referred to Commerce and Tourism; Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, Tourism, and Economic Development; Appropriations -SJ 152
• Introduced -SJ 152
4/30/2021 Senate • Died in Commerce and Tourism