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HB 5301: Judges

GENERAL BILL by Justice Appropriations Subcommittee ; Plakon ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Beltran ; Morales

Judges; Revises number of circuit court judges in certain circuits; revises number of county court judges in certain counties.

Effective Date: 7/1/2021
Last Action: 6/3/2021 - Chapter No. 2021-45
Bill Text: PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
3/25/2021 House • Filed
• 1st Reading (Original Filed Version)
3/29/2021 House • Referred to Appropriations Committee
• Now in Appropriations Committee
• Added to Appropriations Committee agenda
3/31/2021 House • Favorable by Appropriations Committee
• Reported out of Appropriations Committee
• Bill released to House Calendar
• Added to Second Reading Calendar
4/1/2021 House • Bill added to Special Order Calendar (4/7/2021)
4/7/2021 House • Read 2nd time
• Placed on 3rd reading
• Added to Third Reading Calendar
4/8/2021 House • Read 3rd time
• Passed; YEAS 117, NAYS 0
• Requests that the Senate pass the bill as passed by the House or agree to include the bill in the Budget Conference
• Immediately certified
• Message sent to senate
4/8/2021 Senate • In Messages
• Received -SJ 393
• Referred to Appropriations -SJ 393
• Withdrawn from Appropriations -SJ 393
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading
• Read 2nd time -SJ 393
• Amendment(s) adopted (946234) -SJ 393
• Read 3rd time -SJ 393
• Passed as amended; YEAS 40 NAYS 0 -SJ 393
• The Senate having refused to pass the bill as passed by the House, acceded to the request for a conference -SJ 393
• Immediately certified -SJ 393
4/8/2021 House • In Messages
4/16/2021 House • Bill placed in Conference (Justice Appropriations Conference Committee)
• Conference Committee appointed
4/16/2021 Senate • Bill placed in Conference (Appropriations Conference Committee/Appropriations)
• Conference Committee appointed: Appropriations Conference Committee/Appropriations: Stargel (Chair), Bean (At Large), Book (At Large), Farmer (At Large), Gibson (At Large), Mayfield (At Large), Passidomo (At Large), Perry (At Large), Rouson (At Large); Appropriations Conference Committee on Agriculture, Environment, and General Government/Agriculture & Natural Resources: Albritton (Chair), Ausley, Berman, Boyd, Bradley, Brodeur, Garcia, Mayfield, Powell, Rodrigues, Stewart, Thurston; Appropriations Conference Committee on Agriculture, Environment, and General Government/State Administration & Technology: Albritton (Chair), Ausley, Berman, Boyd, Bradley, Brodeur, Garcia, Mayfield, Powell, Rodrigues, Stewart, Thurston; Appropriations Conference Committee on Criminal and Civil Justice/Justice: Perry (Chair), Baxley, Bracy, Brandes, Gainer, Pizzo, Rodriguez, Torres; Appropriations Conference Committee on Education/Higher Education: Broxson (Chair), Cruz, Diaz, Gibson, Gruters, Hutson, Polsky, Wright; Appropriations Conference Committee on Education/PreK-12: Broxson (Chair), Cruz, Diaz, Gibson, Gruters, Hutson, Polsky, Wright; Appropriations Conference Committee on Health and Human Services/Health Care: Bean (Chair), Book, Brodeur, Burgess, Diaz, Farmer, Harrell, Jones, Rodrigues, Rodriguez, Rouson; Appropriations Conference Committee on Transportation, Tourism, and Economic Development/Infrastructure & Tourism: Gainer (Chair), Ausley, Boyd, Cruz, Garcia, Gibson, Hooper, Mayfield, Perry, Taddeo, Wright; -SJ 507
4/28/2021 House • Amendment 401357 filed
4/30/2021 House • Conference Committee Report considered
• Amendment 401357 adopted
• Conference Committee Report adopted
• Passed as amended by Conference Committee Report; YEAS 117, NAYS 0
4/30/2021 Senate • In returning messages
• Conference Committee Report received -SJ 1276
• Conference Committee Report adopted (401357) -SJ 1276
• Passed as amended by Conference Committee Report; YEAS 40 NAYS 0 -SJ 1276
4/30/2021 House • In Messages
• Ordered engrossed, then enrolled
• Message sent to senate
6/1/2021 • Signed by Officers and presented to Governor
6/2/2021 • Approved by Governor
6/3/2021 • Chapter No. 2021-45