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HB 57: Racial and Sexual Discrimination

GENERAL BILL by Fine ; Fischer ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Borrero ; Roach

Racial and Sexual Discrimination; Prohibits state agencies, counties, municipalities, & public K-20 educational institutions from providing mandatory training for employees or students which espouses certain concepts; requires certain diversity & inclusion efforts; requires DMS, in consultation with Florida Commission on Human Relations, to review agency diversity & inclusion training; requires contracts with agency to include option to terminate if contractor provides workforce training that espouses certain concepts; requires contractor to submit certification; requires each agency to report violations; authorizes contractor's placement on discriminatory vendor list.

Effective Date: 7/1/2022
Last Action: 3/14/2022 House - Died in Education & Employment Committee; companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 7 (Ch. 2022-72)
Bill Text: PDF

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  • Bill History

    Date Chamber Action
    8/30/2021 House • Filed
    9/17/2021 House • Referred to Education & Employment Committee
    • Referred to Public Integrity & Elections Committee
    • Referred to State Affairs Committee
    • Now in Education & Employment Committee
    1/11/2022 House • 1st Reading (Original Filed Version)
    3/12/2022 House • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
    3/14/2022 House • Died in Education & Employment Committee; companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 7 (Ch. 2022-72)

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  • HB 57, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 8/30/2021 at 5:06 PM

    Bill Text:   PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (2)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    S 242 Racial and Sexual Discrimination Gruters Identical Last Action: 3/14/2022 S Died in Judiciary, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 7 (Ch. 2022-72)
    H 7 (er) Individual Freedom Education and Employment Committee Compare Last Action: 4/22/2022 Chapter No. 2022-72; companion bill(s) passed, see SB 2524 (Ch. 2022-154)

    Citations - Statutes (5)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    110.1222 Page 3 (pdf)
    125.01 Powers and duties. Page 6 (pdf)
    166.021 Powers. Page 10 (pdf)
    287.0741 Page 13 (pdf)
    1000.05 Discrimination against students and employees in the Florida K-20 public education system prohibited; equality of access required. Page 16 (pdf)

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