Florida Senate - 2015                        COMMITTEE AMENDMENT
       Bill No. SB 378
                              LEGISLATIVE ACTION                        
                    Senate             .             House              
                  Comm: RCS            .                                
                  03/10/2015           .                                

       The Committee on Criminal Justice (Brandes) recommended the
    1         Senate Amendment (with title amendment)
    3         Delete lines 52 - 67
    4  and insert:
    5  or may issue a civil citation or require participation in a
    6  similar diversion program, and assess up to not more than 50
    7  community service hours, and require participation in
    8  intervention services as indicated by an assessment of the needs
    9  of the juvenile, including family counseling, urinalysis
   10  monitoring, and substance abuse and mental health treatment
   11  services. A copy of each citation issued under this section
   12  shall be provided to the department, and the department shall
   13  enter appropriate information into the juvenile offender
   14  information system. Use of the civil citation or similar
   15  diversion program is not limited to first-time misdemeanors and
   16  may be used in a second or subsequent misdemeanor. Only first
   17  time misdemeanor offenders are
   19  ================= T I T L E  A M E N D M E N T ================
   20  And the title is amended as follows:
   21         Delete lines 7 - 17
   22  and insert:
   23         allowing a law enforcement officer who does not
   24         exercise one of these options to issue a civil
   25         citation or require participation in a similar
   26         diversion program; providing that repeat misdemeanor
   27         offenders may participate in the civil citation
   28         program or a similar diversion program under certain
   29         circumstances; reenacting