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Human Rights Laws

Which Human Rights laws does the City of Tampa enforce?

The City of Tampa enforces local, state and federal law prohibiting discrimination in the areas of employment, public accommodation, and housing.

Employment

Local

  • City of Tampa, Code of Ordinances, Chapter 12 - Human Rights, Article II - Employment Discrimination

State

  • Florida Civil Rights Act of 1992 - Fla. Stat. §760.10
  • City of Tampa may administer as a deferred agency, Fla. Stat. §760.11(1)

Federal

  • Title VII, Civil Rights Act of 1964
  • Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967
  • Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990
  •  Equal Pay Act of 1963
  • Civil Rights Act of 1991
  • Title II, Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2008
  • City of Tampa is a Fair Employment Practices Agency ("FEPA"), under contract with EEOC.

Public Accomodation

Local

  • City of Tampa, Code of Ordinances, Chapter 12 - Human Rights, Article III - Public Accommodation

State

  • Florida Civil Rights Act of 1992 - Fla. Stat. §760.08
  • City of Tampa may administer as a deferred agency, Fla. Stat. §760.11(1).

Federal

  • Title II, Civil Rights Act of 1964
  • Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990

Housing

Local

  • City of Tampa, Code of Ordinances - Chapter 12 - Human Rights, Article IV - Discrimination in Housing

State

  • Florida Fair Housing Act of 1983 - Chapter 760, Part II
  • City of Tampa is a deferred agency, Fla. Stat. §760.34(3)

Federal

  • Fair Housing Act, Civil Rights Act of 1968 (42 U.S.C. 3601)
  • Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990
  • City of Tampa is a Fair Housing Assistance Program ("FHAP"), under contract with HUD.