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CS/CS/HB 7131: Corrections

GENERAL BILL by Judiciary Committee ; Justice Appropriations Subcommittee ; Criminal Justice Subcommittee ; Trujillo ; Bracy ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Artiles ; Peters

Corrections; Requires DOC to administer certain operations through regions; exempts IG's office from the Career Service System; requires projections of prison admissions & populations for elderly felony offenders; removes prohibition on assessing certain victim injury sentence points for sexual misconduct by employee of DOC or private correctional facility with inmate or offender; expands DOC's security review committee functions to include safe operation of institutions & facilities; revises provisions relating to physical inspections of state & private buildings & structures & prioritizes institutions for inspection; revises provisions relating to duties of staff concerning safety & security; prohibits inmate from receiving incentive gain-time credits for completing requirements for & receiving high school equivalency diploma or vocational certificate if inmate was convicted of specified offense on or after specified date; requires that copy of written memorandum of understanding for notification & investigation of certain events between DOC & FDLE be provided in timely manner; requires specialized training for inspectors in certain circumstances; requires specialized training for effectively managing mentally ill inmates in nonforceful ways; requires policies concerning chemical agents; creates body camera pilot program; authorizes court to sentence certain offenders to county jail for up to 24 months. APPROPRIATION: $1,765,754

Effective Date: 7/1/2015
Last Action: 4/24/2015 House - Laid on Table -HJ 831
Bill Text: PDF

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
3/26/2015 House • Filed
• Introduced -HJ 318
3/30/2015 House • Referred to Justice Appropriations Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee -HJ 351
4/3/2015 House • On Committee agenda-- Justice Appropriations Subcommittee, 04/07/15, 10:30 am, Reed Hall
4/7/2015 House • CS by Justice Appropriations Subcommittee; YEAS 10 NAYS 2 -HJ 470
4/8/2015 House • Pending review of CS under Rule 7.19(c)
• CS by Justice Appropriations Subcommittee read 1st time -HJ 468
4/9/2015 House • Now in Judiciary Committee -HJ 503
4/10/2015 House • On Committee agenda-- Judiciary Committee, 04/14/15, 9:00 am, Sumner Hall
4/14/2015 House • CS/CS by- Judiciary Committee; YEAS 15 NAYS 3 -HJ 580
4/15/2015 House • Pending review of CS -under Rule 7.19(c)
4/16/2015 House • CS/CS by Judiciary Committee read 1st time -HJ 579
• Placed on Calendar -HJ 588
4/22/2015 House • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/24/15
4/24/2015 House • Substituted CS/SB 7020 (Died in House returning Messages) -HJ 831
• Laid on Table -HJ 831