FL H0493 | 2019 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 2-0)
Status: Failed on May 3 2019 - 100% progression
Action: 2019-05-03 - Died in Workforce Development and Tourism Subcommittee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


Prohibits employer from requesting or requiring access to social media account of employee or prospective employee; prohibits employer from taking retaliatory personnel action against employee or failing or refusing to hire prospective employee as result of employee's refusal to allow access to his or her social media account; provides for civil action; requires that civil action be brought within specified timeframe; provides for fees & costs.

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2019-05-03HouseDied in Workforce Development and Tourism Subcommittee
2019-05-03HouseIndefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
2019-01-30HouseReferred to Workforce Development and Tourism Subcommittee; Civil Justice Subcommittee; Commerce Committee

Same As/Similar To

S1468 (Similar To) 2019-05-03 - Died in Judiciary

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448077Amended CodeSee Bill Text

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