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CS/HB 903: Clerks of the Circuit Court

GENERAL BILL by Judiciary Committee ; Barnaby ; Clemons ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Benjamin ; Brown ; Byrd ; Diamond ; DiCeglie ; Garrison ; Massullo ; Morales ; Toledo ; Valdés

Clerks of the Circuit Court; Clarifies responsibility of person released from incarceration regarding enrolling in payment plan for outstanding court obligations; requires clerk to establish terms of payment plans; specifies circumstances under which moneys held in reserve may be used; provides procedures for release of funds; revises provisions governing transfer of certain funds from Clerks of Court Trust Fund to General Revenue Fund; requires clerks to develop uniform payment plan form; requires orders & notifications for traffic citations & suspensions to include information regarding payment plans; designates clerk as entity responsible for collecting payment of court obligations.

Effective Date: 10/1/2021
Last Action: 4/26/2021 House - Laid on Table; companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/SB 838 (Ch. 2021-116)
Bill Text: PDF

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
2/10/2021 House • Filed
2/22/2021 House • Referred to Justice Appropriations Subcommittee
• Referred to Judiciary Committee
• Referred to Appropriations Committee
• Now in Justice Appropriations Subcommittee
3/2/2021 House • 1st Reading (Original Filed Version)
3/9/2021 House • Added to Justice Appropriations Subcommittee agenda
3/11/2021 House • Favorable by Justice Appropriations Subcommittee
• Reported out of Justice Appropriations Subcommittee
• Now in Judiciary Committee
3/25/2021 House • Added to Judiciary Committee agenda
3/29/2021 House • Favorable with CS by Judiciary Committee
• Reported out of Judiciary Committee
3/30/2021 House • Laid on Table under Rule 7.18(a)
• CS Filed
• 1st Reading (Committee Substitute 1)
4/1/2021 House • Referred to Appropriations Committee
• Now in Appropriations Committee
4/6/2021 House • Added to Appropriations Committee agenda
4/8/2021 House • Favorable by Appropriations Committee
4/9/2021 House • Reported out of Appropriations Committee
• Bill released to House Calendar
• Added to Second Reading Calendar
4/26/2021 House • Laid on Table; companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/SB 838 (Ch. 2021-116)