Florida Senate - 2021                          SENATOR AMENDMENT
       Bill No. CS/HB 1, 1st Eng.
                              LEGISLATIVE ACTION                        
                    Senate             .             House              
                Floor: 10/F/2R         .                                
             04/14/2021 03:52 PM       .                                

       Senator Powell moved the following:
    1         Senate Amendment (with title amendment)
    3         Delete lines 1041 - 1042
    4  and insert:
    5         Section 21. Effective upon this act becoming a law:
    6         Racial Impact Statement.—The College of Criminology and
    7  Criminal Justice at the Florida State University shall review
    8  each criminal offense created or amended by this act and submit
    9  a racial impact statement to the President of the Senate and the
   10  Speaker of the House of Representatives by September 30, 2021.
   11  The racial impact statement must estimate the anticipated
   12  effects that criminal offenses amended or created by this act
   13  may have on racial inequality among the residents of this state
   14  and must indicate whether the changes would increase, decrease,
   15  or have no impact on racial inequality or whether the impact is
   16  indeterminable. To the extent feasible, the impact statement
   17  should include quantifiable data. The impact statement must
   18  specify the methodologies and assumptions used in its
   19  preparation.
   20         Section 22. Except as otherwise expressly provided in this
   21  act, and except for this section, which shall take effect upon
   22  this act becoming a law, this act shall take effect October 1,
   23  2021.
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   26  And the title is amended as follows:
   27         Delete line 98
   28  and insert:
   29         requiring the College of Criminology and Criminal
   30         Justice at the Florida State University to provide a
   31         racial impact statement on specified criminal offenses
   32         and submit it to the Legislature by a certain date;
   33         providing requirements; providing effective dates.