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CS/HB 1117 (2014) -  Athletics

by Civil Justice Subcommittee and Workman
Requires specified organizations using specified facilities to comply with policies regarding bullying & harassment; requires FHSAA to adopt specified guidelines regarding promotion of respectful conduct in interscholastic athletics; requires that specified participants in athletics sign pledge; requires that certain athletics coaching staff be trained in policies promoting mutual respect in athletics; requires sanctions for bullying or harassment that occurs in games or competitions; prohibits bullying or harassment in intercollegiate athletics; provides that there is no private right of action; provides for referring of incidents to proper authorities; provides that it is an unlawful employment practice for professional sports franchise to fail to take reasonable measures to prevent abusive conduct; provides that there is no private right of action; provides for enforcement by AG in civil action; provides affirmative defense; provides that act may not be construed or implemented to infringe upon right of free speech.
Effective Date: July 1, 2014
Last Event: Died in Education Committee on Friday, May 2, 2014 10:39 PM

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Chamber: House Committee: Civil Justice Subcommittee 3/19/2014 7:11:02 PM
Chamber: House Committee: Civil Justice Subcommittee 3/17/2014 9:15:30 AM

Vote History

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Bill History

Event Time Member Committee Ver.
Event: H Died in Education Committee Time: 05/02/2014 - 10:39 PM Member: Committee: Education Committee Version: c1
Event: H Now in Education Committee Time: 03/24/2014 - 3:02 PM Member: Committee: Education Committee Version: c1
Event: H Referred to Judiciary Committee Time: 03/24/2014 - 3:02 PM Member: Committee: Judiciary Committee Version: c1
Event: H Referred to Education Committee Time: 03/24/2014 - 3:02 PM Member: Committee: Education Committee Version: c1
Event: H 1st Reading Time: 03/19/2014 - 10:05 PM Member: Committee: Version: c1
Event: H CS Filed Time: 03/19/2014 - 7:16 PM Member: Committee: Version: c1
Event: H Laid on Table under Rule 7.19(a) Time: 03/19/2014 - 7:16 PM Member: Committee: Version: __
Event: H Reported out of Civil Justice Subcommittee Time: 03/19/2014 - 7:11 PM Member: Committee: Civil Justice Subcommittee Version: __
Event: H Favorable with CS by Civil Justice Subcommittee Time: 03/18/2014 - 12:00 PM Member: Committee: Civil Justice Subcommittee Version: __
Event: H PCS added to Civil Justice Subcommittee agenda Time: 03/14/2014 - 4:08 PM Member: Committee: Civil Justice Subcommittee Version: __
Event: H Now in Civil Justice Subcommittee Time: 03/05/2014 - 3:53 PM Member: Committee: Civil Justice Subcommittee Version: __
Event: H Referred to Judiciary Committee Time: 03/05/2014 - 3:53 PM Member: Committee: Judiciary Committee Version: __
Event: H Referred to Education Committee Time: 03/05/2014 - 3:53 PM Member: Committee: Education Committee Version: __
Event: H Referred to Civil Justice Subcommittee Time: 03/05/2014 - 3:53 PM Member: Committee: Civil Justice Subcommittee Version: __
Event: H 1st Reading Time: 03/04/2014 - 11:50 PM Member: Committee: Version: __
Event: H Filed Time: 02/25/2014 - 3:39 PM Member: Workman Committee: Version: __