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CS/SB 146: Criminal Justice

GENERAL BILL by Criminal Justice ; Smith ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Lynn ; Dockery ; Hill ; Bullard ; Siplin ; Joyner ; Braynon

Criminal Justice; Cites this act as the "Jim King Keep Florida Working Act." Requires state agencies to prepare reports that identify and evaluate restrictions on licensing and employment for ex-offenders. Prohibits state agencies from denying an application for a license, permit, certificate, or employment based solely on a person's lack of civil rights. Provides an exception, etc.

Effective Date: June 21, 2011 except as otherwise provided
Last Action: 6/21/2011 - Approved by Governor
Location: Became Law
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Governmental Oversight and Accountability (GO)
  2. Criminal Justice (CJ)
  3. Judiciary (JU)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
12/1/2010 Senate • Filed
12/16/2010 Senate • Referred to Governmental Oversight and Accountability; Criminal Justice; Judiciary -SJ 22
1/27/2011 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Governmental Oversight and Accountability, 02/08/11, 11:15 am, 110 Senate Office Building
2/8/2011 Senate • Favorable by Governmental Oversight and Accountability; YEAS 13 NAYS 0 -SJ 117
2/9/2011 Senate • Now in Criminal Justice -SJ 117
3/4/2011 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Criminal Justice, 03/09/11, 3:15 pm, 37 Senate Office Building
3/8/2011 Senate • Introduced -SJ 22
3/9/2011 Senate • CS by Criminal Justice; YEAS 5 NAYS 0 -SJ 186
3/10/2011 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
• CS by Criminal Justice read 1st time -SJ 201
3/11/2011 Senate • Now in Judiciary -SJ 186
• On Committee agenda-- Judiciary, 03/14/11, 1:00 pm, 110 Senate Office Building
3/14/2011 Senate • Favorable by- Judiciary; YEAS 7 NAYS 0 -SJ 226
3/15/2011 Senate • Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 226
3/21/2011 Senate • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 03/23/11
3/23/2011 Senate • Read 2nd time -SJ 269
• Amendment(s) adopted (243028) -SJ 269
• Ordered engrossed -SJ 269
• Placed on 3rd reading -SJ 269
3/24/2011 Senate • Read 3rd time -SJ 285
• CS passed as amended; YEAS 39 NAYS 0 -SJ 285
3/29/2011 House • In Messages
4/22/2011 House • Received -HJ 764
• Referred to Calendar -HJ 764
• Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/26/11
4/26/2011 House • Substituted for CS/HB 449 -HJ 793
• Read 2nd time -HJ 793
• Placed on 3rd reading
4/27/2011 House • Read 3rd time -HJ 813
• Amendment(s) adopted (558007) -HJ 813
• CS passed as amended; YEAS 116 NAYS 0 -HJ 814
4/27/2011 Senate • In returning messages
5/4/2011 Senate • Concurred in 1 amendment(s) (558007) -SJ 839
• CS passed as amended; YEAS 39 NAYS 0 -SJ 839
• Ordered engrossed, then enrolled -SJ 839
6/13/2011 • Signed by Officers and presented to Governor
6/23/2011 • Chapter No. 2011-207
6/21/2011 • Approved by Governor