Florida Senate - 2014 SENATOR AMENDMENT Bill No. CS for CS for SB 528 Ì215496IÎ215496 LEGISLATIVE ACTION Senate . House . . . Floor: WD/2R . 03/04/2014 02:39 PM . ————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————— ————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————— 1 Senate Amendment (with title amendment) 2 3 Between lines 691 and 692 4 insert: 5 Section 4. Section 921.2312, Florida Statutes, is created 6 to read: 7 921.2312 Risk assessment reports.—Before sentencing, a 8 circuit court of the state shall refer a criminal case to a 9 qualified practitioner as defined in s. 948.001, if the 10 defendant has been found guilty of, or has entered a plea of 11 nolo contendere or guilty to, an offense that is listed in s. 12 943.0435(1)(a)1.a.(I), for a crime committed on or after October 13 1, 2014. The defendant shall bear all costs associated with 14 compiling the presentencing risk assessment report. The 15 qualified practitioner shall assess the defendant by considering 16 the components specified in s. 948.30(1)(e)1.a.-i. and submit a 17 written report to the circuit court at a specified time before 18 sentencing. The report must include the qualified practitioner’s 19 opinion, along with the basis for that opinion, as to the 20 offender’s risk of committing another sexual offense. 21 22 ================= T I T L E A M E N D M E N T ================ 23 And the title is amended as follows: 24 Delete line 49 25 and insert: 26 prosecution of registration violations; creating s. 27 921.2312, F.S.; requiring the circuit court to have a 28 qualified practitioner conduct a risk assessment 29 before sentencing for a defendant who has been found 30 guilty of or has entered a plea of nolo contendere or 31 guilty to specified sex offenses; providing for 32 payment of costs associated with such report; 33 providing reporting requirements for the risk 34 assessment; amending s.