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CS/CS/SB 636: Evidence Collected in Sexual Offense Investigations

GENERAL BILL by Appropriations ; Criminal Justice ; Benacquisto ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Flores ; Joyner ; Bradley ; Gibson ; Evers

Evidence Collected in Sexual Offense Investigations; Requiring that a sexual offense evidence kit or other DNA evidence be submitted to a member of the statewide criminal analysis laboratory system within a specified timeframe after specified occurrences; requiring a medical provider or law enforcement agency to inform an alleged victim of a sexual offense of certain information relating to sexual offense evidence kits; requiring the testing of sexual offense evidence kits within a specified timeframe after submission to a member of the statewide criminal analysis laboratory, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2016
Last Action: 3/23/2016 - Chapter No. 2016-72
Location: Became Law
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Criminal Justice (CJ)
  2. Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice (ACJ)
  3. Appropriations (AP)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
10/26/2015 Senate • Filed
11/4/2015 Senate • Referred to Criminal Justice; Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice; Appropriations -SJ 46
1/12/2016 Senate • Introduced -SJ 46
1/20/2016 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Criminal Justice, 01/25/16, 1:00 pm, 37 Senate Office Building
1/25/2016 Senate • CS by Criminal Justice; YEAS 5 NAYS 0 -SJ 246
1/27/2016 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
• Now in Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice -SJ 246
• CS by Criminal Justice read 1st time -SJ 249
2/8/2016 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice, 02/11/16, 10:00 am, 37 Senate Office Building
2/11/2016 Senate • Subcommittee Recommendation: Favorable by Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice; YEAS 7 NAYS 0 -SJ 402
• Now in Appropriations -SJ 402
2/15/2016 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations, 02/18/16, 1:00 pm, 412 Knott Building
2/18/2016 Senate • CS/CS by- Appropriations; YEAS 15 NAYS 0 -SJ 434
2/22/2016 Senate • Pending reference review -under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 434
• Placed on Special Order Calendar, 02/23/16
• CS/CS by Appropriations read 1st time -SJ 436
2/23/2016 Senate • Read 2nd time -SJ 451
• Placed on 3rd reading
2/24/2016 Senate • Read 3rd time -SJ 483
• CS passed; YEAS 36 NAYS 0 -SJ 484
• Immediately certified -SJ 494
2/24/2016 House • In Messages
2/25/2016 House • Referred to Calendar -HJ 596
• Received -HJ 596
2/26/2016 House • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 03/01/16
3/1/2016 House • Substituted for CS/CS/HB 179 -HJ 631
• Read 2nd time -HJ 631
• Placed on 3rd reading
3/2/2016 House • Read 3rd time -HJ 659
• CS passed; YEAS 114 NAYS 0 -HJ 660
3/2/2016 Senate • Ordered enrolled -SJ 593
3/8/2016 • Signed by Officers and presented to Governor -SJ 839
3/23/2016 • Approved by Governor
• Chapter No. 2016-72