FL S0374 | 2020 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Passed on September 8 2020 - 100% progression
Action: 2020-09-08 - Chapter No. 2020-164
Text: Latest bill text (Enrolled) [HTML]


Providing that discriminatory restrictions are unlawful, unenforceable, and declared null and void; removing housing discrimination as a cause of action for certain relief and damages stemming from violations of the Florida Civil Rights Act of 1992; revising the conditions under which an aggrieved person may commence a civil action in any appropriate court against a specified respondent to enforce specified rights; authorizing, rather than requiring, a civil action to commence within a specified period after an alleged discriminatory housing practice, etc.

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Housing Discrimination


Roll Calls

2020-03-11 - House - House: Third Reading RCS#730 (Y: 117 N: 0 NV: 3 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2020-03-09 - Senate - Senate: Third Reading RCS#13 (Y: 39 N: 0 NV: 1 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2020-09-08 Chapter No. 2020-164
2020-09-04 Approved by Governor
2020-09-04 Signed by Officers and presented to Governor
2020-03-12SenateOrdered enrolled
2020-03-11HousePassed; YEAS 117 NAYS 0
2020-03-11HouseRead 3rd time
2020-03-10HousePlaced on 3rd reading
2020-03-10HouseRead 2nd time
2020-03-10HousePlaced on Special Order Calendar, 03/10/20
2020-03-09HouseReferred to Calendar
2020-03-09HouseIn Messages
2020-03-09SenatePassed as amended; YEAS 39 NAYS 0 533
2020-03-09SenateRead 3rd time
2020-03-06SenatePlaced on 3rd reading
2020-03-06SenateOrdered engrossed
2020-03-06SenateAmendment(s) adopted (270070)
2020-03-06SenateRead 2nd time
2020-03-05SenatePlaced on Special Order Calendar, 03/06/20
2020-02-05SenatePlaced on Calendar, on 2nd reading
2020-02-05SenateFavorable by- Rules; YEAS 16 NAYS 0
2020-01-31SenateOn Committee agenda-- Rules, 02/05/20, 9:30 am, 110 Senate Building
2019-12-09SenateNow in Rules
2019-12-09SenateFavorable by Governmental Oversight and Accountability; YEAS 5 NAYS 0
2019-12-02SenateOn Committee agenda-- Governmental Oversight and Accountability, 12/09/19, 1:30 pm, 301 Senate Building
2019-11-06SenateNow in Governmental Oversight and Accountability
2019-11-05SenateFavorable by Judiciary; YEAS 6 NAYS 0
2019-10-28SenateOn Committee agenda-- Judiciary, 11/05/19, 2:00 pm, 110 Senate Building
2019-10-15SenateReferred to Judiciary; Governmental Oversight and Accountability; Rules

Same As/Similar To

H175 (Same As) 2020-03-10 - Laid on Table - Companion bill(s) SB 374 passed
H689 (Similar To) 2020-03-14 - Died in returning Messages
H623 (Similar To) 2020-03-14 - Died in Innovation, Industry, and Technology
H733 (Similar To) 2020-03-14 - Died in Judiciary
S802 (Similar To) 2020-03-14 - Died in Rules
S1154 (Similar To) 2020-03-14 - Died in Rules

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
712065Amended CodeSee Bill Text
76007Amended CodeSee Bill Text
76034Amended CodeSee Bill Text
76035Amended CodeSee Bill Text

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