The proposed legislation sparked demonstrations over the weekend.
Activists praise the move, but say more needs to be done.
The alleged attack took place in Paris and resulted in head injuries and five stitches for the victim.
Dwayne A. Vandergrift, Jr., faces multiple charges and decades in prison if convicted for the August 26 bombing of G-City Crossfit.
Kristian Rouse has no memory of the attack, now his mother and a local activist are asking for the public’s help in lifting his spirits.
He was found in a friend’s St. Petersburg home.