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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.

Effective Date: 7/1/2022
Last Action: 3/14/2022 House - Died in Insurance & Banking Subcommittee
Bill Text: PDF

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
10/13/2021 House • Filed
10/22/2021 House • Referred to Insurance & Banking Subcommittee
• Referred to Criminal Justice & Public Safety Subcommittee
• Referred to Commerce Committee
• Now in Insurance & Banking Subcommittee
1/11/2022 House • 1st Reading (Original Filed Version)
3/12/2022 House • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
3/14/2022 House • Died in Insurance & Banking Subcommittee