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SB 1636 — Renaming the Parole Commission

by Criminal Justice Committee

This summary is provided for information only and does not represent the opinion of any Senator, Senate Officer, or Senate Office.

Prepared by: Criminal Justice Committee (CJ)

The bill changes the name of the Parole Commission to the Florida Commission on Offender Review to more accurately reflect the roles of the Commission. The bill provides a directive to the Division of Law Revision and Information to rename ch. 947, F.S., as “Florida Commission on Offender Review.” The bill makes conforming and technical changes.

If approved by the Governor, these provisions take effect July 1, 2014.

Vote: Senate 35-2; House 117-0