Florida Senate - 2023 SB 1644 By Senator Torres 25-01416-23 20231644__ 1 A bill to be entitled 2 An act relating to sentencing calculations; amending 3 s. 921.0024, F.S.; providing that sentence points 4 expire after a specified period and cannot be used in 5 calculations; amending s. 924.051, F.S.; authorizing 6 individuals to petition for new sentencing 7 calculations due to changes in the law in certain 8 circumstances; providing an effective date. 9 10 Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida: 11 12 Section 1. Subsection (8) is added to section 921.0024, 13 Florida Statutes, to read: 14 921.0024 Criminal Punishment Code; worksheet computations; 15 scoresheets.— 16 (8) Ten years after a defendant has completed the 17 incarceration portion of his or her sentence for an offense, the 18 sentence points assigned for that offense expire and may not be 19 included in any sentencing calculations or used to enhance 20 sentencing. 21 Section 2. Paragraph (d) is added to subsection (6) of 22 section 924.051, Florida Statutes, to read: 23 924.051 Terms and conditions of appeals and collateral 24 review in criminal cases.— 25 (6) In a noncapital case, a petition or motion for 26 collateral or other postconviction relief may not be considered 27 if it is filed more than 2 years after the judgment and sentence 28 became final, unless the petition or motion alleges that: 29 (d) Notwithstanding s. 775.022, if the sentence points 30 assessed for a particular offense for which an individual was 31 assigned points have been reduced or any other part of the 32 sentencing calculation used when sentencing for particular 33 offenses has been changed by a new statute, the individual may 34 petition the sentencing court for a new sentencing calculation 35 under the revised provisions. 36 Section 3. This act shall take effect July 1, 2023.