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CS/SB 1270: Criminal Justice

GENERAL BILL by Fiscal Policy ; Soto ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Abruzzo

Criminal Justice; Citing this act as the "43 Days Initiative Act"; providing enhanced criminal penalties for a third or subsequent violation of an injunction for protection against specified acts of violence or a foreign protection order issued under specified provisions; revising time limitations for the criminal prosecution of specified sexual battery offenses if the victim is 16 years of age or older; removing the court’s discretion to impose a specified penalty for a first violation of sexting, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2015
Last Action: 4/23/2015 Senate - Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 133 (Ch. 2015-133) -SJ 593
Location: Laid on Table
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Criminal Justice (CJ)
  2. Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice (ACJ)
  3. Fiscal Policy (FP)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
2/25/2015 Senate • Filed
3/2/2015 Senate • Referred to Criminal Justice; Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice; Fiscal Policy -SJ 123
3/3/2015 Senate • Introduced -SJ 123
3/18/2015 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Criminal Justice, 03/23/15, 4:00 pm, 37 Senate Office Building
3/23/2015 Senate • Favorable by Criminal Justice; YEAS 5 NAYS 0 -SJ 252
3/24/2015 Senate • Now in Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice -SJ 252
4/3/2015 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice, 04/08/15, 10:00 am, 37 Senate Office Building
4/8/2015 Senate • Subcommittee Recommendation: CS by Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice; YEAS 6 NAYS 0 -SJ 378
4/10/2015 Senate • Now in Fiscal Policy -SJ 378
• On Committee agenda-- Fiscal Policy, 04/15/15, 9:00 am, 412 Knott Building
4/15/2015 Senate • CS by- Fiscal Policy; YEAS 9 NAYS 0 -SJ 425
4/17/2015 Senate • Pending reference review -under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
4/21/2015 Senate • Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 425
• Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/23/15
• CS by Fiscal Policy read 1st time -SJ 435
4/23/2015 Senate • Read 2nd time -SJ 593
• Substituted CS/HB 133 -SJ 593
• Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 133 (Ch. 2015-133) -SJ 593