HB 705: Sentencing and Incarceration
GENERAL BILL by Donalds ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Andrade ; Cortes ; Geller ; Grieco
Sentencing and Incarceration; Designates act the "Florida First Step Act"; requires DOC to provide inmates with community reentry resource directory; provides requirements for directory; authorizes prison entrepreneurship program & award of gain-time for completion; authorizes transfer of inmate to administrative probation in certain circumstances; provides for alternative sanctioning program for probationers or offenders on community control who commit technical violations; requires sentence below statutory minimum for certain drug trafficking offenses in certain circumstances.
Last Action: 5/3/2019 House - Died in Criminal Justice Subcommittee, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 7125 (Ch. 2019-167)
Bill Text: PDF
• Referred to Criminal Justice Subcommittee; Justice Appropriations Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee -HJ 77
• Introduced -HJ 77
• Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Criminal Justice Subcommittee, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 7125 (Ch. 2019-167)
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