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HB 6037 — Traveling Across County Lines to Commit a Burglary

by Rep. Snyder and others (SB 360 by Senator Harrell)

This summary is provided for information only and does not represent the opinion of any Senator, Senate Officer, or Senate Office.

Prepared by: Criminal Justice Committee (CJ)

The bill amends s. 843.22, F.S., which provides an enhanced penalty for persons who travel across county lines with the intent to commit a burglary. The bill removes the requirement that the purpose of the travel must have been to thwart law enforcement attempts to track the items stolen in the burglary.

If approved by the Governor, these provisions take effect October 1, 2022.

Vote: Senate 24-13; House 79-36