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CS/HB 701: Florida Evidence Code

GENERAL BILL by Civil Justice Subcommittee ; Logan ; Holder ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Campbell ; Costello ; Gaetz ; Porth

Florida Evidence Code; Provides that statement offered against party that wrongfully caused declarant's unavailability is not excluded as hearsay.

Effective Date: 4/27/2012
Last Action: 4/29/2012 - Chapter No. 2012-152
Location: Became Law
Bill Text: PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
11/16/2011 House • Filed
11/29/2011 House • Referred to Civil Justice Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee -HJ 69
1/10/2012 House • Introduced -HJ 68
1/27/2012 House • PCS on Committee agenda-- Civil Justice Subcommittee, 01/31/12, 8:00 am, 404 HOB
1/31/2012 House • CS by Civil Justice Subcommittee; YEAS 14 NAYS 0 -HJ 322
2/1/2012 House • Pending review of CS under Rule 7.19(c)
• CS by Civil Justice Subcommittee read 1st time -HJ 314
2/2/2012 House • Now in Judiciary Committee -HJ 451
2/23/2012 House • On Committee agenda-- Judiciary Committee, 02/24/12, 8:00 am, 404 HOB
2/24/2012 House • Favorable by- Judiciary Committee; YEAS 14 NAYS 0 -HJ 834
• Placed on Calendar -HJ 834
3/1/2012 House • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 03/02/12
3/2/2012 House • Read 2nd time -HJ 1018
• Placed on 3rd reading
3/5/2012 House • Read 3rd time -HJ 1070
• CS passed; YEAS 114 NAYS 0 -HJ 1070
3/5/2012 Senate • In Messages
• Received -SJ 818
• Referred to Judiciary; Military Affairs, Space, and Domestic Security -SJ 818
3/6/2012 Senate • Withdrawn from Judiciary; Military Affairs, Space, and Domestic Security -SJ 801
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 801
• Substituted for CS/SB 782 -SJ 801
• Read 2nd time -SJ 801
• Amendment(s) adopted (653972) -SJ 801
• Placed on 3rd reading
3/7/2012 Senate • Read 3rd time -SJ 909
• CS passed as amended; YEAS 38 NAYS 0 -SJ 909
3/7/2012 House • In returning messages
• Refused to concur in 1 amendment(s) (653972) -HJ 1169
• Requested Senate to recede -HJ 1169
3/7/2012 Senate • In returning messages
3/8/2012 Senate • Receded from 1 amendment(s) (653972) -SJ 1064
• CS passed; YEAS 40 NAYS 0 -SJ 1064
3/8/2012 House • Ordered enrolled -HJ 1244
4/20/2012 • Signed by Officers and presented to Governor
4/27/2012 • Approved by Governor
4/29/2012 • Chapter No. 2012-152