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CS/CS/CS/SB 526: Sexual Offenses

GENERAL BILL by Appropriations ; Judiciary ; Criminal Justice ; Bradley

Sexual Offenses; Authorizing orders limiting testimony in open court and in depositions if the victim or witness was a child under 16 years of age when a specified sexual offense occurred; imposing a 50-year minimum mandatory sentence for dangerous sexual felony offenders; providing that voyeurism includes secretly observing another person’s intimate areas in which the person has a reasonable expectation of privacy, when the other person is located in a public or private dwelling, structure, or conveyance; authorizing the court to require a sexual offender or sexual predator who is on probation or community control to undergo an evaluation to determine whether the offender or predator needs sexual offender treatment, etc.

Effective Date: 10/1/2014
Last Action: 4/2/2014 - Chapter No. 2014-4
Location: Became Law
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Criminal Justice (CJ)
  2. Judiciary (JU)
  3. Appropriations (AP)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
12/17/2013 Senate • Filed
12/18/2013 Senate • Referred to Criminal Justice; Judiciary; Appropriations -SJ 44
1/6/2014 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Criminal Justice, 01/13/14, 4:00 pm, 37 Senate Office Building
1/13/2014 Senate • CS by Criminal Justice; YEAS 6 NAYS 0 -SJ 139
1/14/2014 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
1/15/2014 Senate • Now in Judiciary -SJ 139
1/27/2014 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Judiciary, 02/04/14, 10:00 am, 110 Senate Office Building
2/4/2014 Senate • CS/CS by Judiciary; YEAS 8 NAYS 0 -SJ 137
2/5/2014 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
2/10/2014 Senate • Now in Appropriations -SJ 137
• On Committee agenda-- Appropriations, 02/20/14, 1:00 pm, 412 Knott Building
2/20/2014 Senate • CS/CS/CS by- Appropriations; YEAS 15 NAYS 0 -SJ 139
2/24/2014 Senate • Pending reference review -under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
2/25/2014 Senate • Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 139
• Placed on Special Order Calendar, 03/04/14
3/4/2014 Senate • Introduced -SJ 44
• CS by Criminal Justice read 1st time -SJ 124
• CS/CS by Judiciary read 1st time -SJ 124
• CS/CS/CS by Appropriations read 1st time -SJ 125
• Read 2nd time -SJ 13
• Amendment(s) adopted (442960, 646090, 694228) -SJ 14
• Read 3rd time -SJ 14
• CS passed as amended; YEAS 40 NAYS 0 -SJ 14
• Immediately certified -SJ 10
3/4/2014 House • In Messages
3/5/2014 House • Referred to Calendar -HJ 199
• Received -HJ 199
3/7/2014 House • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 03/11/14
3/11/2014 House • Substituted for CS/HB 7027 -HJ 234
• Read 2nd time -HJ 234
• Placed on 3rd reading
3/12/2014 House • Read 3rd time -HJ 262
• CS passed; YEAS 117 NAYS 0 -HJ 262
3/19/2014 Senate • Ordered enrolled -SJ 316
3/26/2014 • Signed by Officers and presented to Governor -SJ 351
4/1/2014 • Approved by Governor -SJ 374
4/2/2014 • Chapter No. 2014-4