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HB 267: Confidential Informants


Confidential Informants; Requires law enforcement agency that uses confidential informants to adopt policies & procedures providing reasonable protective measures & requires agencies to refer certain prospective & current informants to substance abuse prevention or treatment; requires that policies & procedures provide general guidelines for management & safety of confidential informants & training requirements for certain agency personnel; revises factors used in assessing person's suitability as confidential informant; requires law enforcement agencies that solicit persons to act as confidential informants to provide them with opportunity to consult with attorney; prohibits minors from participating in certain activities; prohibits person who is receiving substance abuse services or related treatment from participating in certain activities; prohibits Florida College System & university police from recruiting or using enrolled students for certain activities; requires law enforcement agency to annually collect & submit confidential informant data.

Effective Date: 10/1/2015
Last Action: 4/28/2015 House - Died in Criminal Justice Subcommittee
Bill Text: PDF

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
1/14/2015 House • Filed
1/22/2015 House • Referred to Criminal Justice Subcommittee; Justice Appropriations Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee -HJ 26
3/3/2015 House • Introduced -HJ 26
4/28/2015 House • Died in Criminal Justice Subcommittee