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CS/HB 333 — Bail Pending Appellate Review

by Judiciary Committee and Rep. Leek and others (SB 510 by Senator Wright)

This summary is provided for information only and does not represent the opinion of any Senator, Senate Officer, or Senate Office.

Prepared by: Criminal Justice Committee (CJ)

The bill prohibits a defendant from receiving bail on post trial motion or appeal for any offense requiring sexual offender registration under s. 943.0435(1)(h), F.S., or sexual predator registration under s. 775.21(4), F.S., when at the time of the offense, the offender is over 18 years of age and the victim is a minor.

If approved by the Governor, these provisions take effect October 1, 2020.

Vote: Senate 39-0; House 115-0