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CS/HB 37: Knowingly and Willfully Giving False Information to a Law Enforcement Officer

GENERAL BILL by Criminal Justice Subcommittee ; Diaz ; Plakon ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Abruzzo ; Ahern ; Albritton ; Baxley ; Berman ; Bileca ; Boyd ; Brodeur ; Broxson ; Burgin ; Campbell ; Corcoran ; Costello ; Davis ; Dorworth ; Ford ; Gaetz ; Garcia, L. ; Gonzalez ; Hager ; Harrell ; Harrison ; Horner ; Ingram ; Julien ; Kiar ; Kreegel ; Mayfield ; McBurney ; Metz ; Nehr ; Nunez ; Oliva ; Perman ; Perry ; Porter ; Porth ; Ray ; Rooney ; Rouson ; Smith ; Snyder ; Soto ; Steinberg ; Tobia ; Trujillo ; Van Zant ; Watson, B. ; Weinstein ; Williams, T.

Knowingly and Willfully Giving False Information to a Law Enforcement Officer; Provides that it is third-degree felony for person to knowingly & willfully give false information to law enforcement officer conducting missing person investigation involving child 16 years of age or younger with intent to mislead officer or impede investigation if child suffers great bodily harm, permanent disability, permanent disfigurement, or death.

Effective Date: 10/1/2012
Last Action: 4/7/2012 - Chapter No. 2012-53
Location: Became Law
Bill Text: PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
7/7/2011 House • Filed
9/15/2011 House • Referred to Criminal Justice Subcommittee; Justice Appropriations Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee -HJ 10
1/10/2012 House • Introduced -HJ 10
1/23/2012 House • On Committee agenda-- Criminal Justice Subcommittee, 01/25/12, 11:00 am, 404 HOB
1/25/2012 House • CS by Criminal Justice Subcommittee; YEAS 11 NAYS 0 -HJ 299
1/26/2012 House • Pending review of CS under Rule 7.19(c)
1/27/2012 House • Now in Justice Appropriations Subcommittee -HJ 297
• CS by Criminal Justice Subcommittee read 1st time -HJ 287
2/10/2012 House • On Committee agenda-- Justice Appropriations Subcommittee, 02/14/12, 8:30 am, 404 HOB
2/14/2012 House • Favorable by Justice Appropriations Subcommittee; YEAS 13 NAYS 0 -HJ 601
• Now in Judiciary Committee -HJ 601
2/20/2012 House • On Committee agenda-- Judiciary Committee, 02/22/12, 8:00 am, 404 HOB
2/22/2012 House • Favorable by- Judiciary Committee; YEAS 15 NAYS 0 -HJ 814
• Placed on Calendar -HJ 814
2/24/2012 House • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 02/28/12
2/28/2012 House • Read 2nd time -HJ 890
• Placed on 3rd reading
2/29/2012 House • Read 3rd time -HJ 936
• CS passed; YEAS 113 NAYS 0 -HJ 936
2/29/2012 Senate • In Messages
3/5/2012 Senate • Received -SJ 811
• Referred to Criminal Justice; Judiciary; Budget Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice Appropriations; Budget -SJ 811
3/8/2012 Senate • Withdrawn from Criminal Justice; Judiciary; Budget Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice Appropriations; Budget -SJ 998
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 998
• Substituted for SB 858 -SJ 998
• Read 2nd time -SJ 998
• Read 3rd time -SJ 998
• CS passed; YEAS 40 NAYS 0 -SJ 998
3/8/2012 House • Ordered enrolled -HJ 1243
3/23/2012 • Signed by Officers and presented to Governor
4/6/2012 • Approved by Governor
4/7/2012 • Chapter No. 2012-53