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CS/HB 7027: Sexual Offenses

GENERAL BILL by Judiciary Committee ; Criminal Justice Subcommittee ; Gaetz ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Adkins ; Clelland ; Cruz ; Cummings ; Danish ; Dudley ; Eisnaugle ; Kerner ; Mayfield ; McBurney ; Metz ; Nunez ; Rangel ; Rodriguez, J. ; Steube

Sexual Offenses; Authorizes orders limiting testimony in open court and in depositions if victim or witness was a child under 16 years of age when specified sexual offense occurred; eliminates time limitations for criminal offenses relating to lewd & lascivious acts if victim is under 16 years of age; revises & creates offenses involving sexual battery; increases felony degree of certain sexual battery offenses; imposes 50-year minimum mandatory sentence for dangerous sexual felony offenders; revises & creates offenses involving lewd or lascivious battery & molestation; provides that voyeurism includes secretly observing another person's intimate areas in which person has reasonable expectation of privacy; provides that sentence points are multiplied for specified sex offenses committed by an adult upon minor; prohibits gain-time for certain offenses; provides for tolling of conditional release supervision; requires split sentence for certain sexual offenses; authorizes court to require sexual offender or sexual predator who is on probation or community control to undergo evaluation to determine whether the offender or predator needs sexual offender treatment.

Effective Date: 10/1/2014
Last Action: 3/11/2014 House - Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/CS/SB 526 (Ch. 2014-4) -HJ 234
Bill Text: PDF

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
1/28/2014 House • Filed
2/5/2014 House • Referred to Appropriations Committee; Judiciary Committee -HJ 123
• On Committee agenda-- Appropriations Committee, 02/12/14, 12:00 pm, Webster Hall
2/12/2014 House • Favorable by Appropriations Committee; YEAS 25 NAYS 0 -HJ 157
2/13/2014 House • Now in Judiciary Committee -HJ 157
2/24/2014 House • PCS on Committee agenda-- Judiciary Committee, 03/03/14, 12:30 pm, Sumner Hall
3/3/2014 House • CS by- Judiciary Committee; YEAS 15 NAYS 0 -HJ 207
3/4/2014 House • Introduced -HJ 122
3/5/2014 House • Pending review of CS -under Rule 7.19(c)
• Placed on Calendar -HJ 205
• CS by Judiciary Committee read 1st time -HJ 203
3/7/2014 House • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 03/11/14
3/11/2014 House • Substituted CS/CS/CS/SB 526 -HJ 234
• Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/CS/SB 526 (Ch. 2014-4) -HJ 234