CS/HB 59: Offenses Against Unborn Children
GENERAL BILL by Criminal Justice Subcommittee ; Ahern ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Albritton ; Artiles ; Baxley ; Broxson ; Caldwell ; Campbell ; Coley ; Combee ; Corcoran ; Eagle ; Eisnaugle ; Fresen ; Hill ; Hood ; Metz ; Moraitis ; O'Toole ; Patronis ; Perry ; Pigman ; Porter ; Raburn ; Renuart ; Rodrigues, R. ; Rooney ; Santiago ; Smith ; Spano ; Van Zant
Offenses Against Unborn Children; Designates act as "Florida Unborn Victims of Violence Act"; provides rule of construction that person who engages in conduct that violates Florida Criminal Code or criminal offense defined by another statute & causes death of, or bodily injury to unborn child commits separate offense if such offense is not specifically provided for; provides for penalties; specifies that certain types of knowledge or intent are not necessary for such offense; provides exceptions; revises definitions & terminology.
Last Action: 6/20/2014 - Chapter No. 2014-194
Location: Became Law
Bill Text: PDF
• Referred to Criminal Justice Subcommittee; Justice Appropriations Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee -HJ 13
• On Committee agenda-- Criminal Justice Subcommittee, 02/12/14, 9:00 am, Sumner Hall
• CS by Criminal Justice Subcommittee; YEAS 9 NAYS 4 -HJ 156
• Pending review of CS under Rule 7.19(c)
• Original reference(s) removed: Justice Appropriations Subcommittee
• CS referred to Judiciary Committee -HJ 150
• Now in Judiciary Committee -HJ 150
• On Committee agenda-- Judiciary Committee, 03/03/14, 12:30 pm, Sumner Hall
• Favorable by- Judiciary Committee; YEAS 13 NAYS 3 -HJ 161
• Placed on Calendar -HJ 161
• Introduced -HJ 13
• CS by Criminal Justice Subcommittee read 1st time -HJ 133
• Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/09/14
• Read 2nd time -HJ 488
• Placed on 3rd reading
• Read 3rd time -HJ 511
• CS passed; YEAS 74 NAYS 42 -HJ 511
• Immediately certified -HJ 511
• In Messages
• Referred to Criminal Justice; Judiciary; Rules -SJ 514
• Received -SJ 514
• Withdrawn from Criminal Justice; Judiciary; Rules -SJ 580
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 580
• Substituted for SB 162 -SJ 580
• Read 2nd time -SJ 580
• Read 3rd time -SJ 580
• CS passed; YEAS 25 NAYS 14 -SJ 580
• Ordered enrolled -HJ 705
• Signed by Officers and presented to Governor
• Approved by Governor
• Chapter No. 2014-194
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