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SB 8: Relief of Leonard Cure/State of Florida

CLAIM/GENERAL by Jones ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Thompson

Relief of Leonard Cure/State of Florida; Providing for the relief of Leonard Cure; providing an appropriation to compensate Mr. Cure for being wrongfully incarcerated for 16 years; providing for the waiver of certain tuition and fees for Mr. Cure; prohibiting funds awarded under this act to Mr. Cure from being used or paid for attorney or lobbying fees, etc. CLAIM WITH APPROPRIATION: $817,000

Effective Date: Upon becoming a law
Last Action: 4/28/2023 Senate - Ordered enrolled
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Special Master on Claim Bills (SM)
  2. Judiciary (JU)
  3. Appropriations Committee on Criminal and Civil Justice (ACJ)
  4. Appropriations (AP)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
8/1/2022 Senate • Filed
12/15/2022 Senate • Referred to Special Master on Claim Bills; Judiciary; Appropriations Committee on Criminal and Civil Justice; Appropriations
3/7/2023 Senate • Introduced
3/30/2023 Senate • Recommendation: Favorable by Special Master on Claim Bills
• Now in Judiciary
• On Committee agenda-- Judiciary, 04/04/23, 2:00 pm, 412 Knott Building
4/4/2023 Senate • Favorable by Judiciary; YEAS 11 NAYS 0
• Now in Appropriations Committee on Criminal and Civil Justice
4/6/2023 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations Committee on Criminal and Civil Justice, 04/12/23, 11:30 am, 37 Senate Building
4/12/2023 Senate • Favorable by Appropriations Committee on Criminal and Civil Justice; YEAS 12 NAYS 0
4/13/2023 Senate • Now in Appropriations
4/17/2023 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations, 04/20/23, 9:30 am, 110 Senate Building
4/20/2023 Senate • Favorable by- Appropriations; YEAS 18 NAYS 1
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading
4/24/2023 Senate • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/26/23
4/26/2023 Senate • Read 2nd time -SJ 530
• Read 3rd time -SJ 531
• Passed; YEAS 39 NAYS 1 -SJ 531
4/26/2023 House • In Messages
• Bill referred to House Calendar
• Bill added to Special Order Calendar (4/28/2023)
• 1st Reading (Original Filed Version)
4/28/2023 House • Substituted for HB 6001
• Read 2nd time
• Added to Third Reading Calendar
• Read 3rd time
• Passed; YEAS 104, NAYS 0
4/28/2023 Senate • Ordered enrolled