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CS/HB 853 (2018) -  Housing Discrimination

by Civil Justice & Claims Subcommittee and Davis (CO-SPONSORS) Peters; Shaw
Removes housing discrimination as cause of action for certain relief & damages stemming from violations of Florida Civil Rights Act of 1992; revises conditions under which aggrieved person may commence civil action in appropriate court against specified respondent to enforce specified rights; provides that aggrieved person does not need to take specified actions before bringing civil action; authorizes, rather than requires, civil action to commence within 2 years after alleged discriminatory housing practice; authorizes aggrieved person to commence civil action regardless of whether specified complaint has been filed & regardless of status of any such complaint; prohibits aggrieved person from filing specified action in certain circumstances; prohibits aggrieved person from commencing specified civil action if an administrative law judge has commenced hearing on record on allegation.
Effective Date: upon becoming a law
Last Event: 03/10/18 S Died in Judiciary on Saturday, March 10, 2018 12:00 AM

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Chamber Date Yeas Nays Action Action 2 Vote Detail Barcode
Chamber: House Date: 03/01/2018 03:29 PM   Yeas: 111 Nays: 3 Action: Action 2: Passage Vote Detail: Vote [Seq# 739] Barcode:

Bill History

Event Time Member Committee Ver.
Event: S Died in Judiciary Time: 03/10/2018 - 12:00 AM Member: Committee: Judiciary Version: c1
Event: S Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration Time: 03/10/2018 - 12:00 AM Member: Committee: Version: c1
Event: S Received -SJ 570 Time: 03/02/2018 - 9:12 PM Member: Committee: Version: c1
Event: S Referred to Judiciary; Governmental Oversight and Accountability; Rules -SJ 570 Time: 03/01/2018 - 5:30 PM Member: Committee: Judiciary Version: c1
Event: H Message sent to senate Time: 03/01/2018 - 4:52 PM Member: Committee: Version: c1
Event: S In Messages Time: 03/01/2018 - 4:37 PM Member: Committee: Version: c1
Event: H CS passed; YEAS 111, NAYS 3 Time: 03/01/2018 - 3:29 PM Member: Committee: Version: c1
Event: H Read 3rd time Time: 03/01/2018 - 3:29 PM Member: Committee: Version: c1
Event: H Added to Third Reading Calendar Time: 02/28/2018 - 2:45 PM Member: Committee: Version: c1
Event: H Placed on 3rd reading Time: 02/28/2018 - 2:33 PM Member: Committee: Version: c1
Event: H Read 2nd time Time: 02/28/2018 - 2:31 PM Member: Committee: Version: c1
Event: H Bill added to Special Order Calendar (2/28/2018) Time: 02/22/2018 - 8:45 PM Member: Committee: Version: c1
Event: H Added to Second Reading Calendar Time: 02/21/2018 - 8:55 PM Member: Committee: Version: c1
Event: H Bill released to House Calendar Time: 02/21/2018 - 8:55 PM Member: Committee: Version: c1
Event: H Reported out of Judiciary Committee Time: 02/21/2018 - 8:55 PM Member: Committee: Judiciary Committee Version: c1
Event: H Favorable by Judiciary Committee Time: 02/21/2018 - 3:52 PM Member: Committee: Judiciary Committee Version: c1
Event: H Added to Judiciary Committee agenda Time: 02/19/2018 - 4:11 PM Member: Committee: Judiciary Committee Version: c1
Event: H Now in Judiciary Committee Time: 02/05/2018 - 1:26 PM Member: Committee: Judiciary Committee Version: c1
Event: H Referred to Judiciary Committee Time: 02/05/2018 - 1:26 PM Member: Committee: Judiciary Committee Version: c1
Event: H 1st Reading Time: 01/31/2018 - 11:29 PM Member: Committee: Version: c1
Event: H CS Filed Time: 01/31/2018 - 9:39 AM Member: Committee: Version: c1
Event: H Laid on Table under Rule 7.18(a) Time: 01/31/2018 - 9:39 AM Member: Committee: Version: __
Event: H Reported out of Civil Justice & Claims Subcommittee Time: 01/31/2018 - 9:17 AM Member: Committee: Civil Justice & Claims Subcommittee Version: __
Event: H Favorable with CS by Civil Justice & Claims Subcommittee Time: 01/30/2018 - 3:42 PM Member: Committee: Civil Justice & Claims Subcommittee Version: __
Event: H Added to Civil Justice & Claims Subcommittee agenda Time: 01/26/2018 - 4:10 PM Member: Committee: Civil Justice & Claims Subcommittee Version: __
Event: H 1st Reading Time: 01/09/2018 - 11:59 PM Member: Committee: Version: __
Event: H Now in Civil Justice & Claims Subcommittee Time: 12/13/2017 - 1:50 PM Member: Committee: Civil Justice & Claims Subcommittee Version: __
Event: H Referred to Judiciary Committee Time: 12/13/2017 - 1:50 PM Member: Committee: Judiciary Committee Version: __
Event: H Referred to Careers & Competition Subcommittee Time: 12/13/2017 - 1:50 PM Member: Committee: Careers & Competition Subcommittee Version: __
Event: H Referred to Civil Justice & Claims Subcommittee Time: 12/13/2017 - 1:50 PM Member: Committee: Civil Justice & Claims Subcommittee Version: __
Event: H Filed Time: 12/01/2017 - 4:08 PM Member: Davis Committee: Version: __

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