HB 175 (2020) -  Housing Discrimination

by Davis and Smith, D. (CO-SPONSORS) Bush; Cortes, J.; Eskamani; Hogan Johnson; Joseph; Mercado; Polo; Slosberg
Removes housing discrimination as cause of action for relief & damages stemming from violations of Florida Civil Rights Act of 1992; revises timeframe & conditions under which aggrieved person may commence civil action to enforce specified rights; authorizes, rather than requires, civil action after alleged discriminatory housing practice; authorizes civil action regardless of certain circumstances; prohibits aggrieved person from filing specified action in certain circumstances; provides exception.
Effective Date: upon becoming a law
Last Event: Companion bill(s) passed, see SB 374 (Ch. 2020-164) on Tuesday, March 10, 2020 8:48 PM; HB Laid on Table

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Vote History

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Bill History

Event Time Member Committee Ver.
Event: H Laid on Table; companion bill(s) passed, see SB 374 (Ch. 2020-164) Time: 03/10/2020 - 8:48 PM Member: Committee: Version: __
Event: H Added to Second Reading Calendar Time: 02/26/2020 - 5:22 PM Member: Committee: Version: __
Event: H Bill released to House Calendar Time: 02/26/2020 - 5:22 PM Member: Committee: Version: __
Event: H Reported out of Judiciary Committee Time: 02/26/2020 - 5:22 PM Member: Committee: Judiciary Committee Version: __
Event: H Favorable by Judiciary Committee Time: 02/26/2020 - 4:43 PM Member: Committee: Judiciary Committee Version: __
Event: H Added to Judiciary Committee agenda Time: 02/24/2020 - 4:21 PM Member: Committee: Judiciary Committee Version: __
Event: H Now in Judiciary Committee Time: 01/28/2020 - 3:45 PM Member: Committee: Judiciary Committee Version: __
Event: H Reported out of Government Operations & Technology Appropriations Subcommittee Time: 01/28/2020 - 3:45 PM Member: Committee: Government Operations & Technology Appropriations Subcommittee Version: __
Event: H Favorable by Government Operations & Technology Appropriations Subcommittee Time: 01/28/2020 - 2:57 PM Member: Committee: Government Operations & Technology Appropriations Subcommittee Version: __
Event: H Added to Government Operations & Technology Appropriations Subcommittee agenda Time: 01/24/2020 - 4:10 PM Member: Committee: Government Operations & Technology Appropriations Subcommittee Version: __
Event: H 1st Reading Time: 01/14/2020 - 11:19 PM Member: Committee: Version: __
Event: H Now in Government Operations & Technology Appropriations Subcommittee Time: 11/15/2019 - 4:53 PM Member: Committee: Government Operations & Technology Appropriations Subcommittee Version: __
Event: H Reported out of Civil Justice Subcommittee Time: 11/15/2019 - 4:53 PM Member: Committee: Civil Justice Subcommittee Version: __
Event: H Favorable by Civil Justice Subcommittee Time: 11/14/2019 - 2:49 PM Member: Committee: Civil Justice Subcommittee Version: __
Event: H Added to Civil Justice Subcommittee agenda Time: 11/07/2019 - 4:08 PM Member: Committee: Civil Justice Subcommittee Version: __
Event: H Now in Civil Justice Subcommittee Time: 09/25/2019 - 3:42 PM Member: Committee: Civil Justice Subcommittee Version: __
Event: H Referred to Judiciary Committee Time: 09/25/2019 - 3:42 PM Member: Committee: Judiciary Committee Version: __
Event: H Referred to Government Operations & Technology Appropriations Subcommittee Time: 09/25/2019 - 3:42 PM Member: Committee: Government Operations & Technology Appropriations Subcommittee Version: __
Event: H Referred to Civil Justice Subcommittee Time: 09/25/2019 - 3:42 PM Member: Committee: Civil Justice Subcommittee Version: __
Event: H Filed Time: 09/16/2019 - 11:44 AM Member: Davis Committee: Version: __

Statutes Referenced by this Bill

Statute Other Bill Citations
760.07 SB 34, HB 161, SB 206, SB 374, CS/SB 566*, HB 635, SB 644, HB 761
760.34 SB 374
760.35 SB 374

(*) Not the latest version