FL S1596 | 2021 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Failed on April 30 2021 - 100% progression
Action: 2021-04-30 - Died in Commerce and Tourism
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]


Creating the "Florida Family and Medical Leave Act"; requiring an employer to allow certain employees to take family and medical leave to bond with a minor child upon the child's birth, adoption, or foster care placement; requiring an employer to provide notice to employees of certain rights relating to family and medical leave; authorizing an employee to file a civil action against an employer for a violation; revising the Florida Civil Rights Act of 1992 to prohibit specified employment practices on the basis of pregnancy, childbirth, or a medical condition related to pregnancy or childbirth, etc.

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Employment Practices for Family and Medical Leave



2021-04-30SenateDied in Commerce and Tourism
2021-03-02SenateReferred to Commerce and Tourism; Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, Tourism, and Economic Development; Appropriations

Same As/Similar To

S1586 (Related) 2021-04-30 - Died in Banking and Insurance
H1245 (Similar To) 2021-04-30 - Died in Regulatory Reform Subcommittee
H581 (Similar To) 2021-04-30 - Died in Civil Justice & Property Rights Subcommittee
H1247 (Similar To) 2021-04-30 - Died in Regulatory Reform Subcommittee
S384 (Similar To) 2021-04-30 - Died in Commerce and Tourism
H1249 (Similar To) 2021-04-30 - Died in Regulatory Reform Subcommittee

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