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SB 1736: Criminal Proceedings


Criminal Proceedings; Citing this act as the “Justice for Victims of Mass Violence Act”; specifying speedy trial periods for persons accused as perpetrators of acts of mass violence; requesting the Supreme Court to adopt certain rules for the cases of persons accused as perpetrators of acts of mass violence concerning speedy trial periods, docketing of capital appeals, habeas proceedings, and screening of postconviction claims; requiring the clerk of the Florida Supreme Court to provide a specified notice to the Governor concerning persons sentenced to death for incidents of mass violence, etc.

Effective Date: 10/1/2020
Last Action: 3/14/2020 Senate - Died in Judiciary
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Judiciary (JU)
  2. Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice (ACJ)
  3. Appropriations (AP)

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  • Bill History

    Date Chamber Action
    1/10/2020 Senate • Filed
    1/17/2020 Senate • Referred to Judiciary; Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice; Appropriations -SJ 170
    1/22/2020 Senate • Introduced -SJ 170
    3/14/2020 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
    • Died in Judiciary

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  • SB 1736, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 1/10/2020 at 1:24 PM

    Bill Text:   Web Page | PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 1261 Criminal Proceedings Byrd Similar Last Action: 3/14/2020 H Died in Criminal Justice Subcommittee

    Citations - Statutes (4)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    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)
    918.015 Right to speedy trial. Page 2 (pdf)
    922.052 Issuance of warrant of execution. Page 5 (pdf)
    924.056 Capital postconviction proceedings; reporting requirements. Page 6 (pdf)

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