HB 629: Victims of Reform School Abuse
GENERAL BILL by Salzman
Victims of Reform School Abuse; Requires person seeking certification as victim of Florida reform school abuse to apply to DOS by specified date; authorizes specified persons to apply on behalf of decedent; requires DOS to review & process completed application within certain timeframe; prohibits DOS from denying an application for specified reasons; requires DOS to submit list of certified victims to Legislature; provides exceptions from specified requirements for crime victim compensation eligibility for victims.
Last Action: 5/5/2023 House - Died in Judiciary Committee
Bill Text: PDF
• Referred to Judiciary Committee
• Referred to Appropriations Committee
• Referred to State Affairs Committee
• Now in Judiciary Committee
• 1st Reading (Original Filed Version)
• Died in Judiciary Committee
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