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HB 5303: Counsel in Proceedings for Executive Clemency

GENERAL BILL by Justice Appropriations Subcommittee ; McBurney

Counsel in Proceedings for Executive Clemency; Deletes provisions concerning power of trial court to appoint public defender, office of criminal conflict & civil regional counsel, or other attorney in proceedings for relief by executive clemency; deletes provisions concerning appointment of public defender or attorney by court to represent an indigent defendant in death penalty executive clemency proceedings; deletes provisions concerning compensation of appointed attorney representing defendant in executive clemency proceedings; creates new provisions that provide for clemency counsel representation of defendant in executive clemency proceedings & provide for compensation.

Effective Date: 7/1/2014
Last Action: 6/2/2014 - Chapter No. 2014-59, companion bill(s) passed, see HB 5001 (Ch. 2014-51)
Bill Text: PDF

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
3/19/2014 House • Filed
• Referred to Appropriations Committee -HJ 324
• Introduced -HJ 303
3/24/2014 House • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations Committee, 03/26/14, 1:00 pm, Webster Hall
3/26/2014 House • Favorable by- Appropriations Committee; YEAS 17 NAYS 8 -HJ 388
• Placed on Calendar -HJ 388
3/28/2014 House • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/02/14
4/2/2014 House • Read 2nd time -HJ 434
• Placed on 3rd reading
4/3/2014 House • Read 3rd time -HJ 448
• Passed; YEAS 87 NAYS 28 -HJ 448
• Immediately certified -HJ 452
• Requests that the Senate pass the bill as passed by the House or agree to include the bill in the Budget Conference -HJ 452
4/3/2014 Senate • In Messages
• Received -SJ 412
• Referred to Appropriations -SJ 413
• Withdrawn from Appropriations -SJ 413
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 413
• Substituted for SB 2508 -SJ 413
• Read 2nd time -SJ 413
• Amendment(s) adopted (528252) -SJ 413
• Read 3rd time -SJ 414
• Passed as amended; YEAS 39 NAYS 0 -SJ 414
• The Senate having refused to pass the bill as passed by the House, acceded to the request for a conference -SJ 414
• Immediately certified -SJ 414
4/3/2014 House • In returning messages
4/21/2014 House • Conference Committee appointed: Representatives McBurney (Chair), Cummings, Grant, La Rosa, Mayfield, Metz, Pilon, Campbell, Dudley, Jones, M, Kerner; Baxley (At Large), Coley (At Large), Gonzalez (At Large), Holder (At Large), O'Toole (At Large), Schenck (At Large), Workman (At Large), Young (At Large), Gibbons (At Large), Rouson (At Large), Thurston (At Large), Waldman (At Large), Williams, A. (At Large), Jones, M. (At Large) -HJ 555, 575
4/21/2014 Senate • Conference Committee appointed: Appropriations Conference Committee: Negron (Chair), Benacquisto (Vice Chair), Gardiner (At Large), Joyner (At Large), Margolis (At Large), Richter (At Large), Smith (At Large), Thrasher (At Large); Appropriations Conference Committee on Criminal and Civil Justice: Bradley (Chair), Altman, Clemens, Diaz de la Portilla, Evers, Joyner; Appropriations Conference Committee on Education: Galvano (Chair), Abruzzo, Bullard, Detert, Legg, Montford, Sachs, Simmons, Thrasher; Appropriations Conference Committee on General Government: Hays (Chair), Brandes, Braynon, Dean, Simpson, Soto, Stargel; Appropriations Conference Committee on Health and Human Services: Grimsley (Chair), Bean, Flores, Garcia, Gibson, Sobel; Appropriations Conference Committee on Transportation, Tourism, and Economic Development: Gardiner (Chair), Hukill, Latvala, Lee, Margolis, Ring, Thompson -SJ 430
5/2/2014 House • Conference Committee Report considered -HJ 1085
• Conference Committee Report adopted (213921) -HJ 1086
• Passed as amended by Conference Committee Report; YEAS 106 NAYS 8 -HJ 1087
5/2/2014 Senate • In returning messages
• Conference Committee Report received -SJ 1145
• Conference Committee Report adopted (213921) -SJ 1147
• Passed as amended by Conference Committee Report; YEAS 40 NAYS 0 -SJ 1147
5/2/2014 House • Ordered engrossed, then enrolled -HJ 1324
5/20/2014 • Signed by Officers and presented to Governor
6/2/2014 • Approved by Governor
• Chapter No. 2014-59, companion bill(s) passed, see HB 5001 (Ch. 2014-51)