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CS/HB 133: Sexual Offenses

GENERAL BILL by Civil Justice Subcommittee ; Plasencia ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Adkins ; Albritton ; Broxson ; Burgess ; Burton ; Combee ; Cortes, B. ; Cortes, J. ; Costello ; DuBose ; Eisnaugle ; Harrell ; Hill ; Jacobs ; Latvala ; Lee ; Mayfield ; Metz ; Moskowitz ; Pafford ; Plakon ; Raschein ; Rehwinkel Vasilinda ; Rodriguez, J. ; Rooney ; Sullivan ; Torres ; Van Zant

Sexual Offenses; Citing this act as the "43 Days Initiative Act"; 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; creating exclusive original jurisdiction in the circuit court when a child is alleged to have committed a noncriminal violation that is assigned to juvenile court, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2015
Last Action: 6/15/2015 - Chapter No. 2015-133
Location: Became Law
Bill Text: PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
12/19/2014 House • Filed
1/8/2015 House • Referred to Civil Justice Subcommittee; Justice Appropriations Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee -HJ 16
2/3/2015 House • On Committee agenda-- Civil Justice Subcommittee, 02/10/15, 10:30 am, Sumner Hall
2/10/2015 House • CS by Civil Justice Subcommittee; YEAS 13 NAYS 0 -HJ 133
• Pending review of CS under Rule 7.19(c)
2/12/2015 House • Now in Justice Appropriations Subcommittee -HJ 131
2/27/2015 House • On Committee agenda-- Justice Appropriations Subcommittee, 03/03/15, 4:30 pm, Morris Hall
3/3/2015 House • Introduced -HJ 16
• Favorable by Justice Appropriations Subcommittee; YEAS 12 NAYS 0 -HJ 171
• CS by Civil Justice Subcommittee read 1st time -HJ 125
3/4/2015 House • Now in Judiciary Committee -HJ 171
3/24/2015 House • On Committee agenda-- Judiciary Committee, 03/26/15, 1:00 pm, Sumner Hall
3/26/2015 House • Favorable by- Judiciary Committee; YEAS 18 NAYS 0 -HJ 329
• Placed on Calendar -HJ 329
4/6/2015 House • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/08/15
4/8/2015 House • Read 2nd time -HJ 461
• Placed on 3rd reading
4/9/2015 House • Read 3rd time -HJ 494
• CS passed; YEAS 115 NAYS 0 -HJ 494
4/15/2015 Senate • In Messages
• Referred to Criminal Justice; Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice; Fiscal Policy -SJ 442
4/21/2015 Senate • Received -SJ 442
4/23/2015 Senate • Withdrawn from Criminal Justice; Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice; Fiscal Policy -SJ 593
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 593
• Substituted for CS/SB 1270 -SJ 593
• Read 2nd time -SJ 593
• Amendment(s) adopted (563852) -SJ 593
• Placed on 3rd reading
4/24/2015 Senate • Read 3rd time -SJ 623
• CS passed as amended; YEAS 39 NAYS 0 -SJ 623
4/24/2015 House • In returning messages
4/28/2015 House • Was taken up -HJ 905
• Amendment(s) to Senate amendment(s) adopted (056723) -HJ 907
• Concurred in Senate amendment(s) as amended (563852) -HJ 907
• CS passed as amended; YEAS 117 NAYS 1 -HJ 907
4/28/2015 Senate • In returning messages
4/29/2015 Senate • Concurred in House amendment(s) to Senate amendment(s) (056723) -SJ 753
• CS passed as amended; YEAS 37 NAYS 0 -SJ 754
4/29/2015 House • Ordered engrossed, then enrolled
6/11/2015 • Signed by Officers and presented to Governor
• Approved by Governor
6/15/2015 • Chapter No. 2015-133