Florida House Approves Bill Revoking Disney’s Special Self-Governing Status

A crowd along Main Street USA in front of Cinderella Castle in the Magic Kingdom at Walt Disney World in Lake Buena Vista, Fla., on March 12, 2020. (Joe Burbank/Orlando Sentinel via AP)

Florida’s House of Representatives on April 21 approved a state Senate-passed measure that would strip Walt Disney Co. of its self-governing special district, reversing a more-than-50-year-old Florida provision amid criticism over the corporation’s decision last month to oppose a parental rights law. AUDIO