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SB 294: Crimes Against Veterans

GENERAL BILL by Wright ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Baxley

Crimes Against Veterans; Citing this act as the "Florida Veterans Protection Act"; providing an enhanced sentence for any person who commits aggravated white collar crimes against a certain number of veterans by obtaining or attempting to obtain a specified amount of money; providing criminal penalties, etc.

Effective Date: 10/1/2020
Last Action: 3/10/2020 Senate - Ordered enrolled -SJ 659
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Military and Veterans Affairs and Space (MS)
  2. Criminal Justice (CJ)
  3. Rules (RC)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
9/16/2019 Senate • Filed
10/15/2019 Senate • Referred to Military and Veterans Affairs and Space; Criminal Justice; Rules -SJ 25
11/5/2019 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Military and Veterans Affairs and Space, 11/13/19, 10:00 am, 37 Senate Building
11/13/2019 Senate • Favorable by Military and Veterans Affairs and Space; YEAS 7 NAYS 0 -SJ 132
• Now in Criminal Justice
1/9/2020 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Criminal Justice, 01/14/20, 2:30 pm, 37 Senate Building
1/14/2020 Senate • Introduced -SJ 24
• Favorable by Criminal Justice; YEAS 4 NAYS 0 -SJ 154
1/15/2020 Senate • Now in Rules
1/24/2020 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Rules, 01/29/20, 1:30 pm, 110 Senate Building
1/29/2020 Senate • Favorable by- Rules; YEAS 16 NAYS 0 -SJ 214
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading
2/27/2020 Senate • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 03/03/20 -SJ 374
3/3/2020 Senate • Read 2nd time -SJ 373
• Placed on 3rd reading
3/4/2020 Senate • Read 3rd time -SJ 409
• Amendment(s) failed (940772) -SJ 409
• Passed; YEAS 40 NAYS 0 -SJ 410
3/4/2020 House • In Messages
3/6/2020 House • Referred to Calendar -HJ 809
• Placed on Special Order Calendar, 03/09/20
• Received -HJ 809
3/9/2020 House • Read 2nd time -HJ 991
• Placed on 3rd reading
3/10/2020 House • Read 3rd time -HJ 1026
• Passed; YEAS 116 NAYS 0 -HJ 1027
3/10/2020 Senate • Ordered enrolled -SJ 659