Antisemitism bill approved by Florida Senate, heads back to House following changes

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  • 02/29/2024
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Legislation defining the term “antisemitism” is headed back to the House for approval, following its passage with an amendment in the Senate.

The Senate version was filed by Sen. Lori Berman, D-Boynton Beach. HB 187 was sponsored by Reps. Mike Gottlieb, D-Davie, and Randy Fine, R-Palm Bay.

A bipartisan group of over 30 other representatives cosponsored the bill. It passed 113-3 in the House and 40-0 in the Senate.

The legislation adopts the definition of “antisemitism” as described by the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance.

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