Bill Text: FL S1846 | 2019 | Regular Session | Introduced


Bill Title: Florida Commission on Human Relations

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2019-05-03 - Died, not introduced [S1846 Detail]

Download: Florida-2019-S1846-Introduced.html
       Florida Senate - 2019                            (NP)    SR 1846
       
       
        
       By Senator Rouson
       
       
       
       
       
       19-03785-19                                           20191846__
    1                          Senate Resolution                        
    2         A resolution recognizing the Florida Commission on
    3         Human Relations on the occasion of its 50th
    4         anniversary and commending the commission on its many
    5         significant accomplishments.
    6  
    7         WHEREAS, the Florida Commission on Human Relations was
    8  created in 1969 to enforce the Florida Civil Rights Act, and was
    9  charged with addressing discrimination through education,
   10  outreach, and partnerships, and
   11         WHEREAS, in 1983, the Legislature enacted this state’s Fair
   12  Housing Act to ensure that the State of Florida would make every
   13  effort to provide equal access to housing for all residents and
   14  to prohibit discrimination in the sale, rental, or financing of
   15  any dwelling on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex,
   16  or religion, and
   17         WHEREAS, the Fair Housing Act was amended in 1989 to
   18  prohibit discrimination based on a person’s disability or
   19  familial status, and
   20         WHEREAS, in 1992, the Legislature amended the mission of
   21  the Florida Commission on Human Relations to include enforcement
   22  of anti-discrimination laws and expanded the commission’s role
   23  with respect to discrimination in public lodging, food service
   24  establishments, and private clubs, and
   25         WHEREAS, the Florida Commission on Human Relations promotes
   26  freedom from discrimination based on race, color, religion,
   27  gender, pregnancy, national origin, age, disability, or marital
   28  status, and
   29         WHEREAS, the Florida Commission on Human Relations promotes
   30  and encourages mutual understanding and respect among members of
   31  all economic, social, racial, religious, and ethnic groups, and
   32         WHEREAS, 2019 marks the 50th anniversary of the
   33  establishment of the Florida Commission on Human Relations, NOW,
   34  THEREFORE,
   35  
   36  Be It Resolved by the Senate of the State of Florida:
   37  
   38         That the Senate recognizes the Florida Commission on Human
   39  Relations on the occasion of its 50th anniversary and commends
   40  the commission on its many significant accomplishments.

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