S230 GENERAL BILL by Joyner; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Dean; Aronberg; Gelber
(Compare H 0189, H 0379, H 0391, CS/CS/H 0645, H 1213, S 0798, 2ND
ENG/S 1166, CS/S 2396, S 2678)
Discrimination Based on Disability [WPSC]; Substitutes the term
"disability" for the term "handicap." Provides that an impairment that
limits one major life activity is a disability. Provides that the
Florida Commission on Human Relations may delegate its functions
relating to the Florida Civil Rights Act. Authorizes the commission to
recover expenditures made on behalf of persons seeking relief. Provides
for a direct-support organization to support the commission, etc.
EFFECTIVE DATE: 07/01/2010.
10/05/09 SENATE Filed
12/09/09 SENATE Referred to Community Affairs; Governmental Oversight and
Accountability; Judiciary; Policy & Steering Committee on
Ways and Means
03/02/10 SENATE Introduced, referred to Community Affairs; Governmental
Oversight and Accountability; Judiciary; Policy & Steering
Committee on Ways and Means -SJ 00025
04/30/10 SENATE Died in Committee on Community Affairs, companion bill(s)
passed, see SB 1166 (Ch. 2010-193)
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Check the Bill Analyses section below for detailed analyses, if available, prepared by the
Senate's professional committee staff.