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CS/HB 7031: Sex Offenses

GENERAL BILL by Judiciary Committee ; Criminal Justice Subcommittee ; Harrell ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) McBurney ; Pilon

Sex Offenses; Provides that out-of-court statement by child victim with physical, mental, emotional, or developmental age of 16 or less rather than 11 or less describing specified criminal acts is admissible in evidence in certain instances; replaces definition of "instant message name" with "Internet identifier"; provides that voluntary disclosure of specified information waives disclosure exemption for such information; requires disclosure of additional information by registrants; adds additional offenses to list of sexual predator qualifying offenses; provides enhanced penalties for third or subsequent indecent exposure violations; requires court to hold defendant subject to registration as sexual offender or sexual predator without bail until first appearance; provides exception; revises eligibility for removal of requirement to register as sexual offender or sexual predator; revises definition of "risk assessment"; authorizes court to require sexual offenders & sexual predators on probation or community control to undergo evaluation to determine whether offender or predator needs sexual offender treatment.

Effective Date: 10/1/2013
Last Action: 5/3/2013 Senate - Died in Criminal Justice, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 585 (Ch. 2013-116), CS/CS/HB 1325 (Ch. 2013-98)
Bill Text: PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Criminal Justice (CJ)
  2. Judiciary (JU)
  3. Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice (ACJ)
  4. Appropriations (AP)

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
2/27/2013 House • Filed
3/5/2013 House • Introduced -HJ 141
3/6/2013 House • Referred to Justice Appropriations Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee -HJ 201
3/26/2013 House • On Committee agenda-- Justice Appropriations Subcommittee, 03/28/13, 8:00 am, Morris Hall
3/28/2013 House • Favorable by Justice Appropriations Subcommittee; YEAS 11 NAYS 0 -HJ 375
• Now in Judiciary Committee -HJ 375
4/5/2013 House • On Committee agenda-- Judiciary Committee, 04/09/13, 2:30 pm, 404 HOB
4/9/2013 House • CS by- Judiciary Committee; YEAS 18 NAYS 0 -HJ 581
4/11/2013 House • Pending review of CS -under Rule 7.19(c)
• CS by Judiciary Committee read 1st time -HJ 575
4/12/2013 House • Placed on Calendar -HJ 610
4/15/2013 House • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/17/13
4/17/2013 House • Read 2nd time -HJ 642
• Read 3rd time -HJ 643
• CS passed; YEAS 111 NAYS 6 -HJ 643
4/18/2013 Senate • In Messages
• Referred to Criminal Justice; Judiciary; Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice; Appropriations -SJ 506
4/23/2013 Senate • Received -SJ 506
5/3/2013 Senate • Died in Criminal Justice, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 585 (Ch. 2013-116), CS/CS/HB 1325 (Ch. 2013-98)