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SB 1270: Penalties and Fees

GENERAL BILL by Brandes ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Rouson

Penalties and Fees; Requiring a certain application to provide the applicant with the option to fulfill any court-ordered financial obligation associated with a case by enrolling in a payment plan or by completing community service if ordered by the court; revising requirements relating to the payment of court-related fines or other monetary penalties, fees, charges, and costs; authorizing the clerk to refer any application believed to be fraudulent to the court for review; prohibiting the suspension of a person’s driver license solely for failure to pay certain financial obligations if the person requests a hearing and demonstrates specified circumstances to the court, after notice of a penalty and before the suspension takes place; requiring a court to inquire at the time a certain civil penalty is ordered whether the person is able to pay it, etc.

Effective Date: Except as otherwise expressly provided in this act and except for this section, which shall take effect upon this act becoming a law, this act shall take effect October 1, 2018
Last Action: 3/10/2018 Senate - Died in Appropriations, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 731 (Ch. 2018-134)
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Transportation (TR)
  2. Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice (ACJ)
  3. Appropriations (AP)

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  • Bill History

    Date Chamber Action
    12/15/2017 Senate • Filed
    1/11/2018 Senate • Referred to Transportation; Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice; Appropriations -SJ 147
    • Introduced -SJ 147
    1/12/2018 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Transportation, 01/18/18, 10:00 am, 401 Senate Office Building
    1/18/2018 Senate • Favorable by Transportation; YEAS 5 NAYS 0 -SJ 204
    • Now in Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice -SJ 204
    2/9/2018 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice, 02/14/18, 1:30 pm, 37 Senate Office Building
    2/14/2018 Senate • Subcommittee Recommendation: CS by Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice; YEAS 6 NAYS 0 -SJ 354
    2/16/2018 Senate • Now in Appropriations -SJ 354
    3/10/2018 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
    • Died in Appropriations, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 731 (Ch. 2018-134)

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  • SB 1270, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 12/15/2017 at 2:29 PM

    Bill Text:   Web Page PDF
    Analyses:   Transportation (Pre-Meeting) 1/16/2018 (pdf)
    Transportation (Post-Meeting) 1/18/2018 (pdf)
    Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice (Pre-Meeting) 2/13/2018 (pdf)
    Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice (Post-Meeting) 2/16/2018 (pdf)

    Related Bills (6)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 1095 Penalties and Fees Plakon Similar Last Action: 3/10/2018 H Died in Appropriations Committee, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 731 (Ch. 2018-134)
    H 731 (er) Home Education Sullivan Compare Last Action: 4/2/2018 Chapter No. 2018-134
    H 1029 Tobacco Products Berman, Hager Compare Last Action: 3/10/2018 H Died in Careers and Competition Subcommittee
    S 350 Revoking, Suspending, and Withholding Driving Privileges Bracy Compare Last Action: 3/10/2018 S Died in Children, Families, and Elder Affairs
    S 732 (c2) K-12 Education Baxley Compare Last Action: 3/8/2018 S Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 731 (Ch. 2018-134), CS/HB 7055 (Ch. 2018-6) -SJ 935
    S 1288 Tobacco Products Simmons Compare Last Action: 3/10/2018 S Died in Regulated Industries

    Proposed Committee Substitutes (1)

    PCS and Amendments Sponsor Filed Last Committee Action Format
    927622 - Proposed Committee Substitute Appropriations 2/16/2018
    11:38 AM

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    Committee Amendments (1)

    Amendment Sponsor Filed Last Committee Action Format
    601144 - Amendment
    Delete lines 353 - 684 and insert:
    Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice
    (Brandes)
    2/13/2018
    12:03 PM
    Replaced by Committee Substitute
    2/15/2018
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    Committee Votes (2)

    Date Committee Result
    1/18/2018 10:00 AM Transportation 5 Yeas - 0 Nays
    2/14/2018 1:30 PM Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice 6 Yeas - 0 Nays

    Citations - Statutes (30)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    27.52 Determination of indigent status. Page 6 (pdf)
    28.246 Payment of court-related fines or other monetary penalties, fees, charges, and costs; partial payments; distribution of funds. Page 9 (pdf)
    57.082 Determination of civil indigent status. Page 12 (pdf)
    316.650 Traffic citations. Page 12 (pdf)
    318.14 Noncriminal traffic infractions; exception; procedures. Page 40 (pdf)
    318.15 Failure to comply with civil penalty or to appear; penalty. Page 13 (pdf)
    318.18 Amount of penalties. Page 14 (pdf)
    322.05 Persons not to be licensed. Page 41 (pdf)
    322.055 Revocation or suspension of, or delay of eligibility for, driver license for persons 18 years of age or older convicted of certain drug offenses. Page 16 (pdf)
    322.056 Mandatory revocation or suspension of, or delay of eligibility for, driver license for persons under age 18 found guilty of certain alcohol, drug, or tobacco offenses; prohibition. Page 19 (pdf)
    322.057 Discretionary revocation or suspension of driver license for certain persons who provide alcohol to persons under 21 years of age. Page 22 (pdf)
    322.09 Application of minors; responsibility for negligence or misconduct of minor. Page 22 (pdf)
    322.091 Attendance requirements. Page 23 (pdf)
    322.245 Suspension of license upon failure of person charged with specified offense under chapter 316, chapter 320, or this chapter to comply with directives ordered by traffic court or upon failure to pay child support in non-IV-D cases as provided in chapt Page 23 (pdf)
    322.251 Notice of cancellation, suspension, revocation, or disqualification of license. Page 24 (pdf)
    322.27 Authority of department to suspend or revoke driver license or identification card. Page 42 (pdf)
    322.271 Authority to modify revocation, cancellation, or suspension order. Page 24 (pdf)
    322.34 Driving while license suspended, revoked, canceled, or disqualified. Page 25 (pdf)
    562.11 Selling, giving, or serving alcoholic beverages to person under age 21; providing a proper name; misrepresenting or misstating age or age of another to induce licensee to serve alcoholic beverages to person under 21; penalties. Page 26 (pdf)
    562.111 Possession of alcoholic beverages by persons under age 21 prohibited. Page 28 (pdf)
    569.11 Possession, misrepresenting age or military service to purchase, and purchase of tobacco products by persons under 18 years of age prohibited; penalties; jurisdiction; disposition of fines. Page 28 (pdf)
    790.22 Use of BB guns, air or gas-operated guns, or electric weapons or devices by minor under 16; limitation; possession of firearms by minor under 18 prohibited; penalties. Page 30 (pdf)
    806.13 Criminal mischief; penalties; penalty for minor. Page 33 (pdf)
    812.0155 Suspension of driver license following an adjudication of guilt for theft. Page 34 (pdf)
    832.09 Suspension of driver license after warrant or capias is issued in worthless check case. Page 34 (pdf)
    847.0141 Sexting; prohibited acts; penalties. Page 35 (pdf)
    877.112 Nicotine products and nicotine dispensing devices; prohibitions for minors; penalties; civil fines; signage requirements; preemption. Page 36 (pdf)
    938.30 Financial obligations in criminal cases; supplementary proceedings. Page 38 (pdf)
    1003.01 Definitions. Page 42 (pdf)
    1003.27 Court procedure and penalties. Page 39 (pdf)

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