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CS/CS/SB 538: Sexual Cyberharassment

GENERAL BILL by Rules ; Criminal Justice ; Simmons ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Soto

Sexual Cyberharassment; Prohibiting a person from willfully and maliciously sexually cyberharassing another person; authorizing a law enforcement officer to arrest, without a warrant, any person that he or she has probable cause to believe has committed sexual cyberharassment; providing an exception to the prohibition on search warrants being issued to search private dwellings, etc.

Effective Date: 10/1/2015
Last Action: 5/15/2015 - Chapter No. 2015-24
Location: Became Law
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Criminal Justice (CJ)
  2. Rules (RC)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
1/27/2015 Senate • Filed
2/5/2015 Senate • Referred to Criminal Justice; Rules -SJ 68
3/3/2015 Senate • Introduced -SJ 68
3/25/2015 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Criminal Justice, 03/30/15, 4:00 pm, 37 Senate Office Building
3/30/2015 Senate • CS by Criminal Justice; YEAS 5 NAYS 0 -SJ 260
3/31/2015 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
• CS by Criminal Justice read 1st time -SJ 267
4/2/2015 Senate • Now in Rules -SJ 260
4/6/2015 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Rules, 04/09/15, 9:00 am, 110 Senate Office Building
4/9/2015 Senate • CS/CS by- Rules; YEAS 12 NAYS 0 -SJ 377
4/10/2015 Senate • Pending reference review -under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 377
• Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/14/15
4/13/2015 Senate • CS/CS by Rules read 1st time -SJ 380
4/14/2015 Senate • Retained on Special Order Calendar -SJ 422
4/22/2015 Senate • Read 2nd time -SJ 464
• Placed on 3rd reading
4/23/2015 Senate • Read 3rd time -SJ 574
• CS passed; YEAS 39 NAYS 0 -SJ 574
4/23/2015 House • In Messages
• Referred to Calendar -HJ 760
• Received -HJ 760
• Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/24/15
4/24/2015 House • Substituted for CS/HB 151 -HJ 829
• Read 2nd time -HJ 829
• Amendment(s) adopted (067405) -HJ 830
• Read 3rd time -HJ 830
• CS passed as amended; YEAS 114 NAYS 2 -HJ 830
4/24/2015 Senate • In returning messages
4/29/2015 Senate • Concurred in 1 amendment(s) (067405) -SJ 758
• CS passed as amended; YEAS 38 NAYS 2 -SJ 759
• Ordered engrossed, then enrolled -SJ 759
5/7/2015 • Signed by Officers and presented to Governor
5/14/2015 • Approved by Governor
5/15/2015 • Chapter No. 2015-24