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CS/CS/HB 1325: Victims of Human Trafficking

GENERAL BILL by Justice Appropriations Subcommittee ; Criminal Justice Subcommittee ; Spano ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Albritton ; Artiles ; Berman ; Campbell ; Harrell ; Hutson ; Kerner ; McBurney ; McGhee ; Moskowitz ; Nunez ; Perry ; Pilon ; Rader ; Steube ; Young ; Zimmermann

Victims of Human Trafficking; Revises mental, emotional, or developmental age of child victim whose out-of-court statement describing specified criminal acts is admissible in evidence in certain instances; provides for expungement of criminal history record of victim of human trafficking; designates what offenses may be expunged; provides that conviction expunged under this act is deemed to have been vacated due to substantive defect in underlying criminal proceedings; provides for period in which such expungement must be sought; provides that official documentation of victim's status as human trafficking victim creates presumption; provides standard of proof absent such documentation; provides requirements for petitions; provides for parties & service; provides for electronic appearances of petitioners & attorneys; provides for orders of relief; provides for physical destruction of records; authorizes person whose records are expunged to lawfully deny or fail to acknowledge arrests covered by expunged record; provides exceptions; provides that such lawful denial is not perjury or subject person to liability. APPROPRIATION: $99,275.00

Effective Date: 1/1/2014
Last Action: 5/30/2013 - Chapter No. 2013-98, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 1327 (Ch. 2013-99)
Location: Became Law
Bill Text: PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
3/4/2013 House • Filed
3/5/2013 House • Introduced -HJ 127
3/8/2013 House • Referred to Criminal Justice Subcommittee; Justice Appropriations Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee -HJ 213
3/15/2013 House • On Committee agenda-- Criminal Justice Subcommittee, 03/19/13, 9:00 am, 404 HOB
3/19/2013 House • CS by Criminal Justice Subcommittee; YEAS 12 NAYS 0 -HJ 306
3/20/2013 House • Pending review of CS under Rule 7.19(c)
3/21/2013 House • Now in Justice Appropriations Subcommittee -HJ 305
• CS by Criminal Justice Subcommittee read 1st time -HJ 303
4/5/2013 House • On Committee agenda-- Justice Appropriations Subcommittee, 04/09/13, 8:00 am, 404 HOB
4/9/2013 House • CS/CS by Justice Appropriations Subcommittee; YEAS 12 NAYS 0 -HJ 581
4/11/2013 House • Pending review of CS under Rule 7.19(c)
• CS/CS by Justice Appropriations Subcommittee read 1st time -HJ 575
4/12/2013 House • Now in Judiciary Committee -HJ 610
• On Committee agenda-- Judiciary Committee, 04/16/13, 2:00 pm, 404 HOB
4/16/2013 House • Favorable by- Judiciary Committee; YEAS 18 NAYS 0 -HJ 666
• Placed on Calendar -HJ 666
4/23/2013 House • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/25/13
4/25/2013 House • Read 2nd time -HJ 855
• Placed on 3rd reading
4/26/2013 House • Read 3rd time -HJ 865
• CS passed; YEAS 116 NAYS 0 -HJ 866
4/26/2013 Senate • In Messages
• Referred to Children, Families, and Elder Affairs; Judiciary; Appropriations -SJ 709
• Received -SJ 709
4/29/2013 Senate • Withdrawn from Children, Families, and Elder Affairs; Judiciary; Appropriations -SJ 752
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 752
• Substituted for CS/CS/CS/SB 1644 -SJ 752
• Read 2nd time -SJ 752
• Placed on 3rd reading
4/30/2013 Senate • Read 3rd time -SJ 801
• CS passed; YEAS 37 NAYS 0 -SJ 801
4/30/2013 House • Ordered enrolled -HJ 1029
5/20/2013 • Signed by Officers and presented to Governor
5/30/2013 • Approved by Governor
• Chapter No. 2013-98, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 1327 (Ch. 2013-99)