CS/HB 845: Sexting
GENERAL BILL by Criminal Justice Subcommittee ; DuBose ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Narain ; Pritchett
Sexting; Removes court's discretion to impose specified penalty for first violation of sexting; requires minor cited for first violation to sign & accept citation to appear or, in lieu of appearing, to complete other sanctions; requires citation to include certain information; authorizes court to order certain penalties; requires specified percentage of civil penalties be remitted to county commission for cyber-safety training for minors.
Last Action: 4/28/2015 House - Died on Calendar, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 133 (Ch. 2015-133)
Location: On 2nd Reading Calendar
Bill Text: PDF
• Referred to Criminal Justice Subcommittee; Justice Appropriations Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee -HJ 70
• Introduced -HJ 69
• On Committee agenda-- Criminal Justice Subcommittee, 03/16/15, 4:00 pm, Sumner Hall
• CS by Criminal Justice Subcommittee; YEAS 13 NAYS 0 -HJ 264
• Pending review of CS under Rule 7.19(c)
• CS by Criminal Justice Subcommittee read 1st time -HJ 261
• Now in Justice Appropriations Subcommittee -HJ 274
• On Committee agenda-- Justice Appropriations Subcommittee, 03/25/15, 9:00 am, Morris Hall
• Favorable by Justice Appropriations Subcommittee; YEAS 11 NAYS 0 -HJ 328
• Now in Judiciary Committee -HJ 329
• On Committee agenda-- Judiciary Committee, 04/14/15, 9:00 am, Sumner Hall
• Favorable by- Judiciary Committee; YEAS 16 NAYS 1 -HJ 551
• Placed on Calendar -HJ 551
• Died on Calendar, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 133 (Ch. 2015-133)
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