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CS/SB 2: Relief of William Dillon by State of Florida

CLAIM/GENERAL by Rules ; Haridopolos ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Richter

Relief of William Dillon by State of Florida; Providing for the relief of William Dillon, who was wrongfully incarcerated for 27 years; providing an appropriation to compensate William Dillon for his wrongful incarceration; directing the Chief Financial Officer to draw a warrant for the purchase of an annuity; providing for a waiver of certain tuition and fees; providing conditions for payment; providing that the act does not waive certain defenses or increase the state’s liability; providing a limitation on the payment of fees and costs; providing that certain benefits are void upon any future finding that William Dillon is not innocent of the alleged crime, etc. CLAIM WITH APPROPRIATION: $1,350,000.00

Effective Date: 3/1/2012
Last Action: 5/6/2012 - Chapter No. 2012-229
Location: Became Law
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Special Master on Claim Bills (SM)
  2. Rules (RC)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
5/26/2011 Senate • Filed
9/8/2011 Senate • Referred to Special Master on Claim Bills -SJ 13
11/1/2011 Senate • Also referred to Rules -SJ 13
11/3/2011 Senate • Recommendation: Favorable with 1 amendment(s) by Special Master on Claim Bills -SJ 111
• Now in Rules -SJ 111
11/7/2011 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Rules, 11/16/11, 11:45 am, 110 Senate Office Building
11/16/2011 Senate • CS by- Rules; YEAS 11 NAYS 0 -SJ 113
11/17/2011 Senate • Pending reference review -under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
12/7/2011 Senate • Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 113
1/9/2012 Senate • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 01/10/12
1/10/2012 Senate • Introduced -SJ 13
• CS by Rules read 1st time -SJ 99
• Read 2nd time -SJ 7
• Amendment(s) adopted (420416)
• Read 3rd time -SJ 7
• CS passed as amended; YEAS 39 NAYS 1 -SJ 7
• Immediately certified -SJ 7
1/11/2012 House • In Messages
2/21/2012 House • Referred to Calendar -HJ 687
• Received -HJ 687
• Placed on Special Order Calendar, 02/23/12
2/23/2012 House • Substituted for CS/CS/HB 141 -HJ 793
• Read 2nd time -HJ 793
• Amendment(s) adopted (694861) -HJ 793
• Placed on 3rd reading
2/24/2012 House • Read 3rd time -HJ 823
• CS passed as amended; YEAS 107 NAYS 5 -HJ 823
2/27/2012 Senate • In returning messages
3/1/2012 Senate • Concurred in 1 amendment(s) (694861) -SJ 727
• CS passed as amended; YEAS 38 NAYS 1 -SJ 728
• Ordered engrossed, then enrolled -SJ 765
3/1/2012 • Signed by Officers and presented to Governor -SJ 765
• Approved by Governor -SJ 759
5/6/2012 • Chapter No. 2012-229