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HB 4189: Death Penalty

GENERAL BILL by Rehwinkel Vasilinda

Death Penalty; Deletes provisions providing for death penalty for capital felonies; deletes provisions relating to representation in death penalty cases; repeals provisions relating to capital collateral representation, jurors in capital cases, prohibiting imposition of death sentence on defendant with mental retardation, determination of whether to impose sentence of death or life imprisonment for capital felony or capital drug trafficking felony, issuance of warrant of execution, stay of execution of death sentence, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2011
Last Action: 5/7/2011 House - Died in Criminal Justice Subcommittee, companion bill(s) passed, see HB 5011 (Ch. 2011-131)
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF

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  • Bill History

    Date Chamber Action
    3/1/2011 House • Filed
    3/8/2011 House • Introduced -HJ 140
    3/10/2011 House • Referred to Criminal Justice Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee -HJ 211
    5/7/2011 House • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
    • Died in Criminal Justice Subcommittee, companion bill(s) passed, see HB 5011 (Ch. 2011-131)

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  • HB 4189, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 3/1/2011 at 8:16 AM

    Bill Text:   Web Page | PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (2)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    S 1898 Death Penalty Bullard Identical Last Action: 5/7/2011 S Died in Criminal Justice, companion bill(s) passed, see HB 5011 (Ch. 2011-131)
    Location: In committee/council (CJ)
    H 5011 (er) Commission on Capital Cases Appropriations Committee Compare Last Action: 6/2/2011 Chapter No. 2011-131, companion bill(s) passed, see SB 2000 (Ch. 2011-69), SB 2002 (Ch. 2011-47)
    Location: Became Law

    Citations - Statutes (49)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    27.51 Duties of public defender. Page 3 (pdf)
    27.511 Offices of criminal conflict and civil regional counsel; legislative intent; qualifications; appointment; duties. Page 4 (pdf)
    27.7001 Legislative intent and findings. Page 5 (pdf)
    27.7002 Limitation on collateral representation; lawyer disqualification; use of state funds for excess fees not authorized. Page 5 (pdf)
    27.701 Capital collateral regional counsel. Page 5 (pdf)
    27.702 Duties of the capital collateral regional counsel; reports. Page 5 (pdf)
    27.703 Conflict of interest and substitute counsel. Page 5 (pdf)
    27.704 Appointment of assistants and other staff. Page 5 (pdf)
    27.705 Salaries of capital collateral regional counsel and assistant capital collateral counsel. Page 5 (pdf)
    27.706 Private practice of law prohibited. Page 5 (pdf)
    27.707 Investigators; service of process. Page 5 (pdf)
    27.708 Access to prisoners; compliance with the Florida Rules of Criminal Procedure; records requests. Page 5 (pdf)
    27.7081 Capital postconviction public records production. Page 5 (pdf)
    27.709 Commission on Capital Cases. Page 5 (pdf)
    27.7091 Legislative recommendations to Supreme Court; postconviction proceedings; pro bono service credit. Page 5 (pdf)
    27.710 Registry of attorneys applying to represent persons in postconviction capital collateral proceedings; certification of minimum requirements; appointment by trial court. Page 5 (pdf)
    27.711 Terms and conditions of appointment of attorneys as counsel in postconviction capital collateral proceedings. Page 5 (pdf)
    27.715 Capital Collateral Regional Counsel Trust Fund. Page 5 (pdf)
    119.071 General exemptions from inspection or copying of public records. Page 5 (pdf)
    775.082 Penalties; applicability of sentencing structures; mandatory minimum sentences for certain reoffenders previously released from prison. Page 3 (pdf)
    775.15 Time limitations; general time limitations; exceptions. Page 6 (pdf), Page 7 (pdf)
    782.04 Murder. Page 8 (pdf)
    790.161 Making, possessing, throwing, projecting, placing, or discharging any destructive device or attempt so to do, felony; penalties. Page 7 (pdf)
    794.011 Sexual battery. Page 9 (pdf)
    893.135 Trafficking; mandatory sentences; suspension or reduction of sentences; conspiracy to engage in trafficking. Page 10 (pdf)
    913.13 Jurors in capital cases. Page 8 (pdf)
    921.137 Imposition of the death sentence upon a defendant with mental retardation prohibited. Page 8 (pdf)
    921.141 Sentence of death or life imprisonment for capital felonies; further proceedings to determine sentence. Page 8 (pdf)
    921.142 Sentence of death or life imprisonment for capital drug trafficking felonies; further proceedings to determine sentence. Page 8 (pdf)
    922.052 Issuance of warrant of execution. Page 25 (pdf)
    922.06 Stay of execution of death sentence. Page 25 (pdf)
    922.07 Proceedings when person under sentence of death appears to be insane. Page 25 (pdf)
    922.08 Proceedings when person under sentence of death appears to be pregnant. Page 25 (pdf)
    922.095 Grounds for death warrant; limitations of actions. Page 25 (pdf)
    922.10 Execution of death sentence; executioner. Page 25 (pdf)
    922.105 Execution of death sentence; prohibition against reduction of death sentence as a result of determination that a method of execution is unconstitutional. Page 25 (pdf)
    922.108 Sentencing orders in capital cases. Page 25 (pdf)
    922.11 Regulation of execution. Page 25 (pdf)
    922.111 Transfer to state prison for safekeeping before death warrant issued. Page 25 (pdf)
    922.12 Return of warrant of execution issued by Governor. Page 25 (pdf)
    922.14 Sentence of death unexecuted for unjustifiable reasons. Page 25 (pdf)
    922.15 Return of warrant of execution issued by Supreme Court. Page 25 (pdf)
    924.055 Postconviction review in capital cases; legislative findings and intent. Page 25 (pdf), Page 26 (pdf)
    924.056 Commencement of capital postconviction actions for which sentence of death is imposed on or after January 14, 2000; limitations on actions. Page 26 (pdf)
    924.057 Limitation on postconviction cases in which the death sentence was imposed before January 14, 2000. Page 26 (pdf)
    924.058 Capital postconviction claims. Page 27 (pdf)
    924.059 Time limitations and judicial review in capital postconviction actions. Page 27 (pdf)
    925.11 Postsentencing DNA testing. Page 28 (pdf)
    945.10 Confidential information. Page 28 (pdf)

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