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CS/CS/SB 488: Sexual Offenses

GENERAL BILL by Judiciary ; Criminal Justice ; Fasano ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Benacquisto ; Gaetz

Sexual Offenses; Cites this act as the "Walk in Their Shoes Act." Revises offenses that are considered "child molestation" for purposes of admitting evidence of other crimes, wrongs, or acts in a criminal case involving child molestation. Requires certain property or material that is used in a criminal proceeding to remain in the care, custody, and control of the law enforcement agency, the state attorney, or the court. Requires a law enforcement officer to provide or arrange for transportation of a victim of sexual battery to an appropriate facility for medical treatment, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2011
Last Action: 5/4/2011 Senate - Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/CS/HB 251 (Ch. 2011-220) -SJ 835
Location: Laid on Table
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Criminal Justice (CJ)
  2. Judiciary (JU)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
1/19/2011 Senate • Filed
1/25/2011 Senate • Referred to Criminal Justice; Judiciary; Health Regulation; Budget -SJ 44
3/8/2011 Senate • Introduced -SJ 44
3/23/2011 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Criminal Justice, 03/28/11, 3:15 pm, 37 Senate Office Building
3/28/2011 Senate • CS by Criminal Justice; YEAS 5 NAYS 0 -SJ 309
3/30/2011 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
• Now in Judiciary -SJ 309
• CS by Criminal Justice read 1st time -SJ 313
4/7/2011 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Judiciary, 04/12/11, 1:00 pm, 110 Senate Office Building
4/12/2011 Senate • CS/CS by Judiciary; YEAS 7 NAYS 0 -SJ 470
4/14/2011 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
4/18/2011 Senate • Original reference(s) removed: Health Regulation
• Remaining references corrected to Budget -SJ 503
• Now in Budget
4/26/2011 Senate • CS/CS by Judiciary read 1st time -SJ 476
5/2/2011 Senate • Withdrawn from Budget -SJ 672
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading
5/3/2011 Senate • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 05/04/11
5/4/2011 Senate • Read 2nd time -SJ 835
• Amendment(s) adopted (587758) -SJ 835
• Substituted CS/CS/CS/HB 251 -SJ 835
• Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/CS/HB 251 (Ch. 2011-220) -SJ 835