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CS/CS/HB 1361: Clerks of Court

GENERAL BILL by Judiciary Committee ; Civil Justice and Claims Subcommittee ; Clemons

Clerks of Court; Repeals provisions relating to disposition of certain unclaimed money paid to court; revises timeperiod for certain persons to file claims for unclaimed surplus funds; requires clerk to report certain unclaimed property as surplus; specifies procedures for clerk to use in handling surpluses; specifies entity entitled to surplus; repeals provisions relating to qualifications & appointment of surplus trustee in foreclosure actions; exempts certain funds remaining after judicial sale from becoming distributable & subject to certain reporting requirements; requires driver improvement course providers to transmit completion certifications and numbers through Florida Courts E-Filing Portal; revises service charges that clerk may receive & deduct from surplus.

Effective Date: 7/1/2019
Last Action: 3/22/2018 - Chapter No. 2018-71
Bill Text: PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
1/8/2018 House • Filed
1/9/2018 House • Introduced -HJ 117
1/12/2018 House • Referred to Civil Justice and Claims Subcommittee; Appropriations Committee; Judiciary Committee -HJ 340
1/19/2018 House • On Committee agenda-- Civil Justice and Claims Subcommittee, 01/23/18, 3:30 pm, Sumner Hall
1/23/2018 House • CS by Civil Justice and Claims Subcommittee; YEAS 15 NAYS 0 -HJ 413
1/24/2018 House • Pending review of CS under Rule 7.18(c)
• CS by Civil Justice and Claims Subcommittee read 1st time -HJ 408
1/25/2018 House • Now in Appropriations Committee -HJ 432
2/2/2018 House • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations Committee, 02/06/18, 3:00 pm, Webster Hall
2/6/2018 House • Favorable by Appropriations Committee; YEAS 27 NAYS 0 -HJ 536
2/7/2018 House • Now in Judiciary Committee -HJ 536
2/26/2018 House • On Committee agenda-- Judiciary Committee, 02/27/18, 1:30 pm, Sumner Hall
2/27/2018 House • CS/CS by- Judiciary Committee; YEAS 19 NAYS 0 -HJ 695
• Pending review of CS -under Rule 7.18(c)
• Placed on Calendar -HJ 694
• Placed on Special Order Calendar, 03/02/18
• CS/CS by Judiciary Committee read 1st time -HJ 693
3/2/2018 House • Read 2nd time -HJ 831
• Placed on 3rd reading
3/5/2018 House • Read 3rd time -HJ 896
• CS passed; YEAS 114 NAYS 0 -HJ 896
3/5/2018 Senate • In Messages
• Referred to Transportation; Judiciary; Rules -SJ 730
• Received -SJ 765
3/6/2018 Senate • Withdrawn from Transportation; Judiciary; Rules -SJ 748
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 784
• Substituted for CS/CS/SB 918 -SJ 784
• Read 2nd time -SJ 748
• Placed on 3rd reading
3/7/2018 Senate • Read 3rd time -SJ 847
• CS passed; YEAS 36 NAYS 0 -SJ 847
3/7/2018 House • Ordered enrolled -HJ 1079
3/14/2018 • Signed by Officers and presented to Governor
3/21/2018 • Approved by Governor
3/22/2018 • Chapter No. 2018-71