Florida Senate - 2023                        COMMITTEE AMENDMENT
       Bill No. SB 12
                              LEGISLATIVE ACTION                        
                    Senate             .             House              

       The Committee on Judiciary (Polsky) recommended the following:
    1         Senate Amendment 
    3         Delete lines 74 - 87
    4  and insert:
    5  encumbered and to draw four warrants in the sum of $300,000
    6  each, payable to Ricardo Medrano-Arzate and Eva Chavez-Medrano
    7  for damages awarded in connection with the death of their
    8  daughter, Hilda Medrano. The first $300,000 shall be paid within
    9  30 days after the effective date of this act, and the three
   10  remaining payments shall each be paid by July 1 of each of the
   11  following years.
   12         Section 3. The amount paid by the Okeechobee County
   13  Sheriff’s Office and awarded under this act is intended to
   14  provide the sole compensation for all present and future claims
   15  arising out of the factual situation described in this act which
   16  resulted in the award of damages to Ricardo Medrano-Arzate and
   17  Eva Chavez-Medrano, as personal representatives of Hilda
   18  Medrano. The total amount paid for attorney fees relating to
   19  this claim may not exceed $240,000, the total amount paid for
   20  lobbying fees may not exceed $60,000, and the total amount paid
   21  for costs or other similar expenses may not exceed $4,945.49.