HB 479: Compensation for Victims of Excessive Use of Force by Law Enforcement Officers
GENERAL BILL by Alexander ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Chambliss ; Eskamani ; Joseph
Compensation for Victims of Excessive Use of Force by Law Enforcement Officers; Revises definition of term "crime" to include victims of law enforcement officer's excessive use of force for purposes of Florida Crime Victims Compensation Act; provides eligibility for compensation for minor children of nondeceased victim for specified purposes; provides that specified eligibility requirements do not apply to victim of law enforcement officer's excessive use of force; provides claim may not be denied on certain grounds if claimant is victim of law enforcement officer's excessive use of force; specifies other evidence may be used to support such claim if no police report was filed concerning incident.
Last Action: 4/30/2021 House - Died in Criminal Justice & Public Safety Subcommittee
Bill Text: PDF
Date Chamber Action 1/27/2021 House • Filed
2/8/2021 House • Referred to Criminal Justice & Public Safety Subcommittee
• Referred to Justice Appropriations Subcommittee
• Referred to Judiciary Committee
• Now in Criminal Justice & Public Safety Subcommittee
3/2/2021 House • 1st Reading (Original Filed Version)
4/30/2021 House • Died in Criminal Justice & Public Safety Subcommittee
HB 479, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 1/27/2021 at 8:41 AM
Bill Text: Analyses: None
Related Bills (1)
Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills S 1628 Compensation for Victims of Excessive use of Force by Law Enforcement Officers Jones Identical Last Action: 4/30/2021 S Died in Judiciary
Citations - Statutes (3)
Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help 960.03 Definitions; ss. 960.01-960.28. Page 1 (pdf) 960.065 Eligibility for awards. Page 2 (pdf) 960.13 Awards. Page 2 (pdf)
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