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CS/CS/HB 7083: Death Penalty

GENERAL BILL by Judiciary Committee ; Justice Appropriations Subcommittee ; Criminal Justice Subcommittee ; Gaetz ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Grant ; Hager ; Harrell ; Hood ; Kerner ; McBurney ; Metz ; Passidomo ; Perry ; Pilon ; Tobia

Death Penalty; Prohibits CCRC & replacement regional counsel from accepting appointment or taking & action that creates actual conflict of interest; establishes procedures for public records production in postconviction capital cases; requires private registry attorneys appointed by court to represent persons in postconviction capital proceedings to contract with JAC rather than CFO; requires persons convicted & sentenced to death to pursue all possible collateral remedies in state court in accordance with FRCP rather than in accordance with statute; requires capital postconviction motions to be filed in accordance with FRCP; requires Florida Supreme Court to annually report certain information regarding capital postconviction cases to Legislature; requires courts to report specified findings of ineffective assistance of counsel to Florida Bar. APPROPRIATION: $432,170.00

Effective Date: 7/1/2013
Last Action: 6/17/2013 - Chapter No. 2013-216
Location: Became Law
Bill Text: PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
3/12/2013 House • Filed
• Introduced -HJ 223
3/18/2013 House • Referred to Justice Appropriations Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee -HJ 276
4/2/2013 House • On Committee agenda-- Justice Appropriations Subcommittee, 04/04/13, 8:00 am, 404 HOB
4/4/2013 House • CS by Justice Appropriations Subcommittee; YEAS 8 NAYS 3 -HJ 446
4/5/2013 House • Pending review of CS under Rule 7.19(c)
• CS by Justice Appropriations Subcommittee read 1st time -HJ 442
4/8/2013 House • Now in Judiciary Committee -HJ 449
4/12/2013 House • On Committee agenda-- Judiciary Committee, 04/16/13, 2:00 pm, 404 HOB
4/16/2013 House • CS/CS by- Judiciary Committee; YEAS 14 NAYS 4 -HJ 691
4/19/2013 House • Pending review of CS -under Rule 7.19(c)
• CS/CS by Judiciary Committee read 1st time -HJ 689
4/22/2013 House • Placed on Calendar -HJ 702
• Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/24/13
4/24/2013 House • Read 2nd time -HJ 798
• Amendment(s) adopted (225893) -HJ 804
• Placed on 3rd reading
4/25/2013 House • Read 3rd time -HJ 843
• CS passed as amended; YEAS 84 NAYS 34 -HJ 844
4/25/2013 Senate • In Messages
4/26/2013 Senate • Received -SJ 710
• Referred to Judiciary; Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice; Appropriations -SJ 710
• Withdrawn from Judiciary; Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice; Appropriations -SJ 680
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 680
• Substituted for CS/SB 1750 -SJ 680
• Read 2nd time -SJ 680
• Amendment(s) failed (347866, 470702, 642074, 698950, 731890, 925334) -SJ 681
• Placed on 3rd reading
4/29/2013 Senate • Read 3rd time -SJ 724
• CS passed; YEAS 28 NAYS 10 -SJ 724
4/29/2013 House • Ordered enrolled -HJ 968
6/3/2013 • Signed by Officers and presented to Governor
6/14/2013 • Approved by Governor
6/17/2013 • Chapter No. 2013-216