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SB 280: Sentencing for Capital Felonies

GENERAL BILL by Bracy ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Bradley

Sentencing for Capital Felonies; Requiring jury unanimity rather than a certain number of jurors for a sentencing recommendation of death, etc.

Effective Date: 3/13/2017
Last Action: 3/14/2017 - Chapter No. 2017-1
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Criminal Justice (CJ)
  2. Rules (RC)

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  • Bill History

    Date Chamber Action
    1/6/2017 Senate • Filed
    1/25/2017 Senate • Referred to Criminal Justice; Rules -SJ 56
    1/30/2017 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Criminal Justice, 02/06/17, 4:00 pm, 37 Senate Office Building
    2/6/2017 Senate • Favorable by Criminal Justice; YEAS 6 NAYS 0 -SJ 148
    2/7/2017 Senate • Now in Rules -SJ 148
    2/13/2017 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Rules, 02/22/17, 3:30 pm, 110 Senate Office Building
    2/22/2017 Senate • Favorable by- Rules; YEAS 10 NAYS 0 -SJ 148
    2/23/2017 Senate • Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 148
    3/6/2017 Senate • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 03/09/17
    3/7/2017 Senate • Introduced -SJ 56
    3/9/2017 Senate • Read 2nd time -SJ 173
    • Read 3rd time -SJ 173
    • Passed; YEAS 37 NAYS 0 -SJ 173
    • Immediately certified -SJ 173
    3/9/2017 House • In Messages
    • Referred to Calendar -HJ 329
    • Received -HJ 329
    3/10/2017 House • Substituted for HB 527 -HJ 343
    • Read 2nd time -HJ 343
    • Read 3rd time -HJ 343
    • Passed; YEAS 112 NAYS 3 -HJ 343
    • Immediately certified -HJ 343
    3/10/2017 Senate • Ordered enrolled -SJ 228
    3/10/2017 • Signed by Officers and presented to Governor -SJ 228
    3/13/2017 • Approved by Governor
    3/14/2017 • Chapter No. 2017-1

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  • SB 280, Enrolled (Current Bill Version) Posted 3/10/2017 at 11:41 AM

    Bill Text:   Web Page PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Learn more about bill relationships Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 527 Sentencing for Capital Felonies Sprowls Similar Last Action: 3/10/2017 H Laid on Table, refer to SB 280 -HJ 343

    Citations - Statutes (6)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    775.082 Penalties; applicability of sentencing structures; mandatory minimum sentences for certain reoffenders previously released from prison. Page 2 (pdf)
    782.04 Murder. Page 3 (pdf)
    794.011 Sexual battery. Page 3 (pdf)
    893.135 Trafficking; mandatory sentences; suspension or reduction of sentences; conspiracy to engage in trafficking. Page 4 (pdf)
    921.141 Sentence of death or life imprisonment for capital felonies; further proceedings to determine sentence. Page 1 (pdf)
    921.142 Sentence of death or life imprisonment for capital drug trafficking felonies; further proceedings to determine sentence. Page 2 (pdf)

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  • SB 280, Original Filed Version Posted 1/6/2017 at 12:48 PM

    Bill Text:   Web Page PDF
    Analyses:   Criminal Justice (Pre-Meeting) 2/3/2017 (pdf)
    Criminal Justice (Post-Meeting) 2/6/2017 (pdf)
    Rules (Pre-Meeting) 2/21/2017 (pdf)
    Rules (Post-Meeting) 2/22/2017 (pdf)

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Learn more about bill relationships Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 527 Sentencing for Capital Felonies Sprowls Similar Last Action: 3/10/2017 H Laid on Table, refer to SB 280 -HJ 343

    Committee Amendments (1)

    Amendment Sponsor Filed Last Committee Action Format
    534722 - Amendment
    Between lines 48 and 49 insert:
    Criminal Justice
    (Bracy)
    2/3/2017
    3:58 PM
    Withdrawn
    2/6/2017
    Web Page
    PDF

    Committee Votes (2)

    Date Committee Result
    2/6/2017 4:00 PM Criminal Justice 6 Yeas - 0 Nays
    2/22/2017 3:30 PM Rules 10 Yeas - 0 Nays

    Floor Votes (2)

    Date Chamber Result
    3/9/2017 1:29 PM Senate 37 Yeas - 0 Nays
    3/10/2017 11:03 AM House 112 Yeas - 3 Nays

    Citations - Statutes (6)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    775.082 Penalties; applicability of sentencing structures; mandatory minimum sentences for certain reoffenders previously released from prison. Page 2 (pdf)
    782.04 Murder. Page 3 (pdf)
    794.011 Sexual battery. Page 3 (pdf)
    893.135 Trafficking; mandatory sentences; suspension or reduction of sentences; conspiracy to engage in trafficking. Page 4 (pdf)
    921.141 Sentence of death or life imprisonment for capital felonies; further proceedings to determine sentence. Page 1 (pdf)
    921.142 Sentence of death or life imprisonment for capital drug trafficking felonies; further proceedings to determine sentence. Page 2 (pdf)

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