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HB 49: Offenses Related to a Child's Disappearance

GENERAL BILL by Hager ; Costello ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Abruzzo ; Albritton ; Boyd ; Brodeur ; Broxson ; Campbell ; Corcoran ; Ford ; Gaetz ; Harrison ; Horner ; Ingram ; Julien ; Kiar ; Mayfield ; Perry ; Porter ; Porth ; Rooney ; Smith ; Steube ; Tobia

Offenses Related to a Child's Disappearance; Designates act "Caylee's Law"; requires parent, legal guardian, or caretaker of minor child under certain age to notify law enforcement agency in timely manner of child's disappearance in certain circumstances; provides duty for parent, caretaker, or guardian of minor child to report death of minor child to medical examiner; prohibits certain acts relating to investigation of such death; prohibits parent, legal guardian, or caretaker of minor child from providing intentionally false or misleading information to authorities during investigation of missing child if information misdirects or prolonged investigation; provides for restitution of expenses of investigation & prosecution.

Effective Date: 7/1/2012
Last Action: 3/9/2012 House - Died in Criminal Justice Subcommittee, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 37 (Ch. 2012-53)
Location: In committee/council (CRJS)
Bill Text: PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
7/13/2011 House • Filed
9/15/2011 House • Referred to Criminal Justice Subcommittee; Justice Appropriations Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee -HJ 11
1/10/2012 House • Introduced -HJ 11
3/9/2012 House • Died in Criminal Justice Subcommittee, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 37 (Ch. 2012-53)