FL H1245 | 2021 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Strong Partisan Bill (Democrat 14-1)
Status: Failed on April 30 2021 - 100% progression
Action: 2021-04-30 - Died in Regulatory Reform Subcommittee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


Creates "Florida Family & Medical Leave Act"; requires employer to allow employees to take paid family leave to bond with minor child upon child's birth, adoption, or foster care placement; provides requirements, limitations, & duties; provides for civil action & penalties; creates family & medical leave insurance benefits program; provides duties, responsibilities, & limitations of program; prohibits specified employment practices on basis of pregnancy, childbirth, or medical condition related to pregnancy or childbirth; provides for leave, maintenance of health coverage, reasonable accommodation & transfer, & return rights for employee who is disabled from pregnancy, childbirth, or medical condition related to pregnancy or childbirth.

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Employment Practices for Family and Medical Leave



2021-04-30HouseDied in Regulatory Reform Subcommittee
2021-03-02House1st Reading (Original Filed Version)
2021-02-28HouseNow in Regulatory Reform Subcommittee
2021-02-28HouseReferred to Commerce Committee
2021-02-28HouseReferred to Appropriations Committee
2021-02-28HouseReferred to Regulatory Reform Subcommittee

Same As/Similar To

H1247 (Related) 2021-04-30 - Died in Regulatory Reform Subcommittee
S1596 (Similar To) 2021-04-30 - Died in Commerce and Tourism
H581 (Similar To) 2021-04-30 - Died in Civil Justice & Property Rights Subcommittee
S384 (Similar To) 2021-04-30 - Died in Commerce and Tourism
S1586 (Similar To) 2021-04-30 - Died in Banking and Insurance
H1249 (Related) 2021-04-30 - Died in Regulatory Reform Subcommittee

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