FL H0209 | 2020 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Bipartisan Bill
Status: Introduced on September 20 2019 - 25% progression
Action: 2019-11-07 - On Committee agenda-- Civil Justice Subcommittee, 11/14/19, 9:00 am, Sumner Hall
Pending: House Civil Justice Subcommittee Committee
Hearing: Nov 14 @ 9:00 am in Sumner Hall
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


Prohibits discrimination in rental of dwelling to person with disability or disability-related need who has emotional support animal; prohibits landlord from requiring such person to pay extra compensation; provides exception; authorizes landlord to request certain written documentation; prohibits falsification of written documentation or other misrepresentation; specifies person with disability or disability-related need is liable for damage done by emotional support animal; revises definition of "handicap."

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Emotional Support Animals



2019-11-07HouseOn Committee agenda-- Civil Justice Subcommittee, 11/14/19, 9:00 am, Sumner Hall
2019-10-10HouseReferred to Civil Justice Subcommittee; Children, Families and Seniors Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee

Same As/Similar To

H49 (Similar To) 2019-08-12 - Withdrawn prior to introduction

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