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SB 896: Death Penalty


Death Penalty; Deleting provisions providing for the death penalty for capital felonies; repealing provisions relating to capital collateral representation and constitutionally deficient representation, respectively; deleting a public records exemption relating to capital collateral proceedings; deleting a public records exemption for the identity of executioners, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2014
Last Action: 5/2/2014 Senate - Died in Criminal Justice
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Criminal Justice (CJ)
  2. Judiciary (JU)
  3. Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice (ACJ)
  4. Appropriations (AP)

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  • Bill History

    Date Chamber Action
    2/6/2014 Senate • Filed
    2/10/2014 Senate • Referred to Criminal Justice; Judiciary; Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice; Appropriations -SJ 72
    3/4/2014 Senate • Introduced -SJ 72
    5/2/2014 Senate • Died in Criminal Justice

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  • SB 896, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 2/6/2014 at 9:14 AM

    Bill Text:   Web Page | PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 4011 Death Penalty Rehwinkel Vasilinda Identical Last Action: 5/2/2014 H Died in Criminal Justice Subcommittee
    Location: In committee/council (CRJS)

    Citations - Statutes (50)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    27.51 Duties of public defender. Page 4 (pdf)
    27.511 Offices of criminal conflict and civil regional counsel; legislative intent; qualifications; appointment; duties. Page 4 (pdf)
    27.7001 Legislative intent and findings. Page 6 (pdf)
    27.7002 Limitation on collateral representation; lawyer disqualification; use of state funds for excess fees not authorized. Page 6 (pdf)
    27.701 Capital collateral regional counsel. Page 6 (pdf)
    27.702 Duties of the capital collateral regional counsel; reports. Page 6 (pdf)
    27.703 Conflict of interest and substitute counsel. Page 6 (pdf)
    27.704 Appointment of assistants and other staff. Page 6 (pdf)
    27.7045 Capital case proceedings; constitutionally deficient representation. Page 6 (pdf)
    27.705 Salaries of capital collateral regional counsel and assistant capital collateral counsel. Page 6 (pdf)
    27.706 Private practice of law prohibited. Page 6 (pdf)
    27.707 Investigators; service of process. Page 6 (pdf)
    27.708 Access to prisoners; compliance with the Florida Rules of Criminal Procedure; records requests. Page 6 (pdf)
    27.7081 Capital postconviction public records production. Page 6 (pdf)
    27.7091 Legislative recommendations to Supreme Court; postconviction proceedings; pro bono service credit. Page 6 (pdf)
    27.710 Registry of attorneys applying to represent persons in postconviction capital collateral proceedings; certification of minimum requirements; appointment by trial court. Page 6 (pdf)
    27.711 Terms and conditions of appointment of attorneys as counsel in postconviction capital collateral proceedings. Page 6 (pdf)
    27.715 Capital Collateral Regional Counsel Trust Fund. Page 6 (pdf)
    119.071 General exemptions from inspection or copying of public records. Page 6 (pdf)
    282.201 State data center system; agency duties and limitations. Page 7 (pdf)
    394.912 Definitions. Page 10 (pdf)
    775.082 Penalties; applicability of sentencing structures; mandatory minimum sentences for certain reoffenders previously released from prison. Page 3 (pdf)
    775.15 Time limitations; general time limitations; exceptions. Page 8 (pdf)
    782.04 Murder. Page 9 (pdf)
    782.065 Murder; law enforcement officer, correctional officer, correctional probation officer. Page 11 (pdf)
    790.161 Making, possessing, throwing, projecting, placing, or discharging any destructive device or attempt so to do, felony; penalties. Page 8 (pdf)
    794.011 Sexual battery. Page 11 (pdf)
    893.135 Trafficking; mandatory sentences; suspension or reduction of sentences; conspiracy to engage in trafficking. Page 11 (pdf)
    913.13 Jurors in capital cases. Page 9 (pdf)
    921.137 Imposition of the death sentence upon an intellectually disabled defendant prohibited. Page 9 (pdf)
    921.141 Sentence of death or life imprisonment for capital felonies; further proceedings to determine sentence. Page 9 (pdf)
    921.142 Sentence of death or life imprisonment for capital drug trafficking felonies; further proceedings to determine sentence. Page 9 (pdf)
    922.052 Issuance of warrant of execution. Page 26 (pdf)
    922.06 Stay of execution of death sentence. Page 26 (pdf)
    922.07 Proceedings when person under sentence of death appears to be insane. Page 26 (pdf)
    922.08 Proceedings when person under sentence of death appears to be pregnant. Page 26 (pdf)
    922.095 Grounds for death warrant. Page 26 (pdf)
    922.10 Execution of death sentence; executioner. Page 26 (pdf)
    922.105 Execution of death sentence; prohibition against reduction of death sentence as a result of determination that a method of execution is unconstitutional. Page 26 (pdf)
    922.108 Sentencing orders in capital cases. Page 26 (pdf)
    922.11 Regulation of execution. Page 26 (pdf)
    922.111 Transfer to state prison for safekeeping before death warrant issued. Page 26 (pdf)
    922.12 Return of warrant of execution issued by Governor. Page 26 (pdf)
    922.14 Sentence of death unexecuted for unjustifiable reasons. Page 27 (pdf)
    922.15 Return of warrant of execution issued by Supreme Court. Page 27 (pdf)
    924.055 Postconviction review in capital cases; legislative findings and intent. Page 27 (pdf)
    924.056 Capital postconviction proceedings; reporting requirements. Page 27 (pdf)
    924.057 Capital postconviction proceedings; legislative intent. Page 27 (pdf)
    925.11 Postsentencing DNA testing. Page 27 (pdf)
    945.10 Confidential information. Page 27 (pdf)

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