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CS/SB 642: Criminal Justice

GENERAL BILL by Criminal Justice ; Brandes ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Gruters ; Rouson ; Perry ; Broxson

Criminal Justice; Citing this act as the Florida First Step Act; requiring that the court impose, for an offense relating to trafficking in certain substances, a sentence pursuant to the Criminal Punishment Code and without regard to any statutory minimum sentence if the court makes specified findings under certain circumstances; authorizing the Correctional Education Program to establish a Prison Entrepreneurship Program and adopt procedures for admitting student inmates; requiring a probation officer to determine whether a probationer or offender on community control who commits a technical violation is eligible for a certain alternative sanctioning program, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2019
Last Action: 3/7/2019 Senate - CS by Criminal Justice read 1st time -SJ 191
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
1/31/2019 Senate • Filed
2/15/2019 Senate • Referred to Criminal Justice; Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice; Appropriations -SJ 79
2/25/2019 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Criminal Justice, 03/04/19, 1:00 pm, 37 Senate Building
3/4/2019 Senate • CS by Criminal Justice; YEAS 5 NAYS 0 -SJ 186
3/5/2019 Senate • Introduced -SJ 78
3/6/2019 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
3/7/2019 Senate • Now in Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice
• CS by Criminal Justice read 1st time -SJ 191