HB 6031: Death Penalty
GENERAL BILL by Geller ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Mercado ; Richardson ; Russell ; Smith
Death Penalty; Deletes provisions providing for death penalty for capital felonies; deletes associated provisions, including provisions relating to representation in death penalty cases, capital collateral representation, jurors in capital cases, prohibiting imposition of death sentence on defendant with mental retardation, determination of whether to impose sentence of death or life imprisonment for capital felony or capital drug trafficking felony, issuance of warrant of execution, stay of execution of death sentence, proceedings when person under sentence of death appears to be insane, proceedings when person under sentence of death appears to be pregnant, grounds for death warrant, execution of death sentence, prohibition against reduction of death sentence as result of determination that method of execution is unconstitutional, sentencing orders in capital cases, regulation of execution, transfer to state prison for safekeeping before death warrant issued, return of warrant of execution issued by Governor, sentence of death unexecuted for unjustifiable reasons, & return of warrant of execution issued by Supreme Court.
Last Action: 3/10/2018 House - Died in Criminal Justice Subcommittee
Bill Text: PDF
Date Chamber Action 11/8/2017 House • Filed
11/15/2017 House • Referred to Criminal Justice Subcommittee; Justice Appropriations Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee -HJ 235
1/9/2018 House • Introduced -HJ 235
3/10/2018 House • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Criminal Justice Subcommittee
HB 6031, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 11/8/2017 at 6:14 PM
Bill Text: Analyses: None
Related Bills (3)
Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills S 1416 Death Penalty Farmer Similar Last Action: 3/10/2018 S Died in Criminal Justice H 6023 Criminal Justice Newton Compare Last Action: 3/10/2018 H Died in Criminal Justice Subcommittee S 880 Criminal Justice Campbell Compare Last Action: 3/10/2018 S Died in Criminal Justice
Citations - Statutes (55)
Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help 27.51 Duties of public defender. Page 4 (pdf) 27.511 Offices of criminal conflict and civil regional counsel; legislative intent; qualifications; appointment; duties. Page 5 (pdf) 27.5304 Private court-appointed counsel; compensation; notice. Page 7 (pdf) 27.7001 Legislative intent and findings. Page 7 (pdf) 27.7002 Limitation on collateral representation; lawyer disqualification; use of state funds for excess fees not authorized. Page 7 (pdf) 27.701 Capital collateral regional counsel. Page 7 (pdf) 27.702 Duties of the capital collateral regional counsel; reports. Page 7 (pdf) 27.703 Conflict of interest and substitute counsel. Page 7 (pdf) 27.704 Appointment of assistants and other staff. Page 7 (pdf) 27.7045 Capital case proceedings; constitutionally deficient representation. Page 7 (pdf) 27.705 Salaries of capital collateral regional counsel and assistant capital collateral counsel. Page 7 (pdf) 27.706 Private practice of law prohibited. Page 7 (pdf) 27.707 Investigators; service of process. Page 7 (pdf) 27.708 Access to prisoners; compliance with the Florida Rules of Criminal Procedure; records requests. Page 7 (pdf) 27.7081 Capital postconviction public records production. Page 7 (pdf) 27.7091 Legislative recommendations to Supreme Court; postconviction proceedings; pro bono service credit. Page 7 (pdf) 27.710 Registry of attorneys applying to represent persons in postconviction capital collateral proceedings; certification of minimum requirements; appointment by trial court. Page 7 (pdf) 27.711 Terms and conditions of appointment of attorneys as counsel in postconviction capital collateral proceedings. Page 7 (pdf) 27.715 Capital Collateral Regional Counsel Trust Fund. Page 7 (pdf) 119.071 General exemptions from inspection or copying of public records. Page 8 (pdf) 282.201 State data center. Page 9 (pdf) 394.912 Definitions. Page 15 (pdf) 775.021 Rules of construction. Page 11 (pdf) 775.082 Penalties; applicability of sentencing structures; mandatory minimum sentences for certain reoffenders previously released from prison. Page 3 (pdf) 775.15 Time limitations; general time limitations; exceptions. Page 10 (pdf) 775.30 Terrorism; defined; penalties. Page 14 (pdf) 782.04 Murder. Page 12 (pdf) 782.065 Murder; law enforcement officer, correctional officer, correctional probation officer. Page 15 (pdf) 790.161 Making, possessing, throwing, projecting, placing, or discharging any destructive device or attempt so to do, felony; penalties. Page 10 (pdf) 794.011 Sexual battery. Page 16 (pdf) 893.135 Trafficking; mandatory sentences; suspension or reduction of sentences; conspiracy to engage in trafficking. Page 16 (pdf) 913.13 Jurors in capital cases. Page 11 (pdf) 921.137 Imposition of the death sentence upon an intellectually disabled defendant prohibited. Page 11 (pdf) 921.141 Sentence of death or life imprisonment for capital felonies; further proceedings to determine sentence. Page 11 (pdf) 921.142 Sentence of death or life imprisonment for capital drug trafficking felonies; further proceedings to determine sentence. Page 11 (pdf) 922.052 Issuance of warrant of execution. Page 37 (pdf) 922.06 Stay of execution of death sentence. Page 37 (pdf) 922.07 Proceedings when person under sentence of death appears to be insane. Page 37 (pdf) 922.08 Proceedings when person under sentence of death appears to be pregnant. Page 37 (pdf) 922.095 Pursuit of collateral remedies. Page 37 (pdf) 922.10 Execution of death sentence; executioner. Page 37 (pdf) 922.105 Execution of death sentence; prohibition against reduction of death sentence as a result of determination that a method of execution is unconstitutional. Page 37 (pdf) 922.108 Sentencing orders in capital cases. Page 37 (pdf) 922.11 Regulation of execution. Page 37 (pdf) 922.111 Transfer to state prison for safekeeping before death warrant issued. Page 37 (pdf) 922.12 Return of warrant of execution issued by Governor. Page 37 (pdf) 922.14 Sentence of death unexecuted for unjustifiable reasons. Page 37 (pdf) 922.15 Return of warrant of execution issued by Supreme Court. Page 37 (pdf) 924.055 Postconviction review in capital cases; legislative findings and intent. Page 37 (pdf) 924.056 Capital postconviction proceedings; reporting requirements. Page 37 (pdf) 924.057 Capital postconviction proceedings; legislative intent. Page 37 (pdf) 925.11 Postsentencing DNA testing. Page 38 (pdf) 944.275 Gain-time. Page 36 (pdf) 945.10 Confidential information. Page 38 (pdf) 948.012 Split sentence of probation or community control and imprisonment. Page 37 (pdf)
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