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SB 974: Human Trafficking


Human Trafficking; Citing this act as the "Florida Victim's Relief Act;" providing that a victim of human trafficking has a privilege to refuse to disclose, and to prevent any other person from disclosing, a confidential communication made by the victim to a human-trafficking counselor or trained volunteer or any record made in the course of advising, counseling, or assisting the victim; providing that the confidential communication or record may be disclosed only with the prior written consent of the victim; requiring the court to hold a hearing on a motion to vacate the conviction, etc.

Effective Date: 10/1/2013
Last Action: 5/3/2013 Senate - Died in Judiciary
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Criminal Justice (CJ)
  2. Judiciary (JU)
  3. Children, Families, and Elder Affairs (CF)

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  • Bill History

    Date Chamber Action
    2/18/2013 Senate • Filed
    2/22/2013 Senate • Referred to Criminal Justice; Judiciary; Children, Families, and Elder Affairs -SJ 70
    3/5/2013 Senate • Introduced -SJ 70
    4/3/2013 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Criminal Justice, 04/08/13, 1:00 pm, 37 Senate Office Building
    4/8/2013 Senate • Favorable by Criminal Justice; YEAS 6 NAYS 0 -SJ 363
    4/9/2013 Senate • Now in Judiciary -SJ 363
    5/3/2013 Senate • Died in Judiciary

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  • SB 974, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 2/18/2013 at 2:27 PM

    Bill Text:   Web Page | PDF
    Analyses:   Criminal Justice (Pre-Meeting) 4/4/2013 (pdf)
    Criminal Justice (Post-Meeting) 4/8/2013 (pdf)

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 967 Human Trafficking Stafford Identical Last Action: 5/3/2013 H Died in Criminal Justice Subcommittee
    Location: In committee/council (CRJS)

    Committee Votes (1)

    Date Committee Result
    4/8/2013 1:00 PM Criminal Justice 6 Yeas - 0 Nays

    Citations - Statutes (4)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    90.50355 Page 2 (pdf)
    772.104 Civil cause of action. Page 4 (pdf)
    787.06 Human trafficking. Page 6 (pdf)
    796.095 Page 6 (pdf)

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