Jacksonville NOW’s Position on

Florida State Legislative Bills 2021

CONSTITUTIONAL EQUALITY

SUPPORT SCR 500 Gibson/ HCR 475 Williams: Equal Rights Men and Women 

 

ECONOMIC JUSTICE

SUPPORT SB 256 Stewart/ HB 107 Thompson: Discrimination in Labor and Employment

SUPPORT SB 304 Taddeo/ HB 6031 C. Smith: Wage and Employment Benefits Requirements

OPPOSE SJR 854 Brandes: Minimum Wage Rate

OPPOSE CS/SB 78 Rodriguez: Dues and Uniform Assessments

                  

REPRODUCTIVE RIGHTS AND JUSTICE

SUPPORT HB 6039 Eskamani: Abortion Clinic Regulations

OPPOSE SB 744 Rodriguez/ HB 351 Gregory: Protection of a Pain-capable Unborn Child from Abortion

OPPOSE SB 746 Rodriguez: Public Records/Physician Abortion Reports/Department of Health

 

LGBTQIA+ RIGHTS

SUPPORT SB 558 Polsky/ HB 6017 Rayner: Marriages Between Persons of the Same Sex 

SUPPORT SB 632 Torres: Marriage Equality

SUPPORT SB 194 Berman: Crimes Evidencing Prejudice/ HB 43 Geller: Offenses Evidencing Prejudice

 

 

RACIAL JUSTICE

SUPPORT SB 404 Rouson: Office of Minority Health and Health Equity 

SUPPORT SB 180 Berman/ HB 275 Davis: Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

SUPPORT SB 448 Bracy: Hate Crimes

 

VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN

SUPPORT SB 186 Berman/ HB 709 Eskamani: Domestic Violence

 

GUN VIOLENCE PREVENTION

SUPPORT SB 1052  Jones: Use or Threatened Use of Deadly Force- The Self-Defense Restoration Act

SUPPORT HB 6035 Hinson: Use or Threatened Use of Deadly Force

OPPOSE HB 6001 Sabatini: Licenses to Carry Concealed Weapons or Firearms

 

CRIMINAL JUSTICE REFORM

SUPPORT SB 946 Book/ HB 23 Gottlieb: Statute of Limitations for Sexual Offenses

OPPOSE  SB 484 Burgess/ HB 1 Fernandez-Barquin: Combating Public Disorder

 

HEALTH

SUPPORT SJR 276 Taddeo: Medicaid Coverage

SUPPORT SB 556 Thurston/ HB 443 Thompson: Eligibility for Medical Assistance and Related Services

SUPPORT SB 698 Jones/ HB 341 Duran: Optional Payments for Medical Assistance and Related Services

SUPPORT SB 238 Book: Medicaid Eligibility

SUPPORT HB 645 Brown: Postpartum Medicaid Coverage

OPPOSE   SB 72 Brandes/ HB 7 McClure: Civil Liability for Damages Relating to COVID-19

OPPOSE SJR 340 Diaz/ HJR 547 Rizo: Supermajority Vote Required to Enact a Single-payor Healthcare System              

EDUCATION/CHILDREN

SUPPORT HB 359 Bartleman/ SB 886 Thurston: COVID-19 Impact on School Accountability

SUPPORT HB 75 Grieco/ SB 242 Book: Feminine Hygiene Products in Public Schools

OPPOSE SB 48 Diaz: Educational Scholarship Programs

OPPOSE HB 241 Grall/ SB 582 Rodriguez: Parent Bill of Rights

OPPOSE SB 410 Rodriguez: Materials Harmful to Minors

 

VOTER RIGHTS/ELECTIONS

SUPPORT SJR 204 Brandes: Abolishing the Constitution Revision Commission 

SUPPORT HB 103 Thompson: Elections

SUPPORT SB 798 Taddeo/ HB 741 Chambliss: Voting Rights Restoration

OPPOSE HJR 61 Roth: Percentage of Elector Votes Required to Approve Constitutional Amendment or Revision

OPPOSE SB774 Gainer/ HB 635 Maney: Super Voting Sites

 

MISCELLANEOUS

OPPOSE CS/SR 150 Diaz/ HB 45 Fabricio: Individual Liberty and Democracy

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