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HB 407: Criminal Gang Prevention

GENERAL BILL by Ingram ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Ahern ; Clelland ; Cruz ; Gaetz ; Harrell ; McBurney ; Metz ; Pilon ; Slosberg ; Van Zant ; Young

Criminal Gang Prevention; Provides enhanced criminal penalties for certain trespassing offenses in school safety zones by person convicted of certain gang-related offenses; provides enhanced criminal penalties for person who intentionally causes, encourages, solicits, or recruits another person under specified age to become criminal gang member in certain circumstances; authorizes county & municipal detention facilities to designate individual responsible for assessing whether each inmate is criminal gang member or associate; provides duties of such individuals; assigns offense severity rankings for specified violations; revises criteria for application of sentencing multiplier for offenses related to criminal gangs; limits application of multiplier if application would result in lowest permissible sentence exceeding statutory maximum sentence.

Effective Date: 10/1/2013
Last Action: 5/30/2013 - Chapter No. 2013-80
Location: Became Law
Bill Text: PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
1/22/2013 House • Filed
1/30/2013 House • Referred to Criminal Justice Subcommittee; Justice Appropriations Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee -HJ 52
2/5/2013 House • On Committee agenda-- Criminal Justice Subcommittee, 02/12/13, 9:00 am, 404 HOB
2/12/2013 House • Favorable by Criminal Justice Subcommittee; YEAS 12 NAYS 0 -HJ 153
• Now in Justice Appropriations Subcommittee -HJ 153
3/5/2013 House • Introduced -HJ 51
3/11/2013 House • On Committee agenda-- Justice Appropriations Subcommittee, 03/13/13, 9:00 am, Morris Hall
3/13/2013 House • Favorable by Justice Appropriations Subcommittee; YEAS 12 NAYS 0 -HJ 242
• Now in Judiciary Committee -HJ 242
3/18/2013 House • On Committee agenda-- Judiciary Committee, 03/20/13, 8:00 am, 404 HOB
3/20/2013 House • Favorable by- Judiciary Committee; YEAS 18 NAYS 0 -HJ 286
• Placed on Calendar -HJ 286
3/29/2013 House • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/02/13
4/2/2013 House • Read 2nd time -HJ 398
• Placed on 3rd reading
4/4/2013 House • Read 3rd time -HJ 425
• Passed; YEAS 116 NAYS 2 -HJ 425
4/11/2013 Senate • In Messages
4/12/2013 Senate • Referred to Criminal Justice; Community Affairs; Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice; Appropriations -SJ 435
4/15/2013 Senate • Received -SJ 435
4/25/2013 Senate • Withdrawn from Criminal Justice; Community Affairs; Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice; Appropriations -SJ 612
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 612
• Substituted for SB 788 -SJ 612
• Read 2nd time -SJ 612
• Placed on 3rd reading
4/26/2013 Senate • Read 3rd time -SJ 693
• Passed; YEAS 38 NAYS 0 -SJ 694
4/29/2013 House • Ordered enrolled -HJ 966
5/20/2013 • Signed by Officers and presented to Governor
5/30/2013 • Approved by Governor
• Chapter No. 2013-80