HB 279: Payments to Prisoners Upon Release
GENERAL BILL by Willhite ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Daley ; Eskamani
Payments to Prisoners Upon Release; Provides that Florida releasees & county & municipal prisoners who receive funds in form of payment instruments upon their release may not be charged fee for cashing instruments at specified businesses.
Last Action: 1/11/2022 House - 1st Reading (Original Filed Version)
Bill Text: PDF
• Referred to Insurance & Banking Subcommittee
• Referred to Criminal Justice & Public Safety Subcommittee
• Referred to Commerce Committee
• Now in Insurance & Banking Subcommittee
• 1st Reading (Original Filed Version)
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