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CS/CS/HB 17: Military Veterans Convicted of Criminal Offenses

GENERAL BILL by Justice Appropriations Subcommittee ; Criminal Justice Subcommittee ; Nelson ; Abruzzo ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Ahern ; Ford ; Gaetz ; Porth

Military Veterans Convicted of Criminal Offenses; Designates act "T. Patt Maney Veterans' Treatment Intervention Act"; provides that persons found to have committed criminal offenses who allege that offenses resulted from posttraumatic stress disorder, traumatic brain injury, substance use disorder, or psychological problems from service in combat theater in U.S. military may have hearing on issue before sentencing; provides that defendants found to have committed offenses due to such causes & who are eligible for probation or community control may be placed in treatment programs in certain circumstances, etc.

Effective Date: 1/1/2012
Last Action: 5/7/2011 House - Died in Judiciary Committee
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
11/17/2010 House • Filed
1/10/2011 House • Referred to Criminal Justice Subcommittee; Justice Appropriations Subcommittee; Health and Human Services Committee; Judiciary Committee -HJ 8
3/8/2011 House • Introduced -HJ 8
3/25/2011 House • On Committee agenda-- Criminal Justice Subcommittee, 03/29/11, 8:00 am, 404 HOB
3/29/2011 House • CS by Criminal Justice Subcommittee; YEAS 15 NAYS 0 -HJ 399
4/1/2011 House • Pending review of CS under Rule 7.19(c)
• CS by Criminal Justice Subcommittee read 1st time -HJ 396
4/4/2011 House • Now in Justice Appropriations Subcommittee -HJ 408
4/11/2011 House • On Committee agenda-- Justice Appropriations Subcommittee, 04/13/11, 8:30 am, Reed Hall
4/13/2011 House • CS/CS by Justice Appropriations Subcommittee; YEAS 14 NAYS 0 -HJ 644
• Pending review of CS under Rule 7.19(c)
4/14/2011 House • Original reference(s) removed: Health and Human Services Committee
• CS referred to Judiciary Committee -HJ 641
• Now in Judiciary Committee -HJ 641
• CS/CS by Justice Appropriations Subcommittee read 1st time -HJ 637
5/7/2011 House • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Judiciary Committee