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CS/CS/SB 538: Sexual Cyberharassment

GENERAL BILL by Rules ; Criminal Justice ; Simmons ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Soto

Sexual Cyberharassment; Prohibiting a person from willfully and maliciously sexually cyberharassing another person; authorizing a law enforcement officer to arrest, without a warrant, any person that he or she has probable cause to believe has committed sexual cyberharassment; providing an exception to the prohibition on search warrants being issued to search private dwellings, etc.

Effective Date: 10/1/2015
Last Action: 5/15/2015 - Chapter No. 2015-24
Location: Became Law
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Criminal Justice (CJ)
  2. Rules (RC)

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  • Bill History

    Date Chamber Action
    1/27/2015 Senate • Filed
    2/5/2015 Senate • Referred to Criminal Justice; Rules -SJ 68
    3/3/2015 Senate • Introduced -SJ 68
    3/25/2015 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Criminal Justice, 03/30/15, 4:00 pm, 37 Senate Office Building
    3/30/2015 Senate • CS by Criminal Justice; YEAS 5 NAYS 0 -SJ 260
    3/31/2015 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
    • CS by Criminal Justice read 1st time -SJ 267
    4/2/2015 Senate • Now in Rules -SJ 260
    4/6/2015 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Rules, 04/09/15, 9:00 am, 110 Senate Office Building
    4/9/2015 Senate • CS/CS by- Rules; YEAS 12 NAYS 0 -SJ 377
    4/10/2015 Senate • Pending reference review -under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
    • Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 377
    • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/14/15
    4/13/2015 Senate • CS/CS by Rules read 1st time -SJ 380
    4/14/2015 Senate • Retained on Special Order Calendar -SJ 422
    4/22/2015 Senate • Read 2nd time -SJ 464
    • Placed on 3rd reading
    4/23/2015 Senate • Read 3rd time -SJ 574
    • CS passed; YEAS 39 NAYS 0 -SJ 574
    4/23/2015 House • In Messages
    • Referred to Calendar -HJ 760
    • Received -HJ 760
    • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/24/15
    4/24/2015 House • Substituted for CS/HB 151 -HJ 829
    • Read 2nd time -HJ 829
    • Amendment(s) adopted (067405) -HJ 830
    • Read 3rd time -HJ 830
    • CS passed as amended; YEAS 114 NAYS 2 -HJ 830
    4/24/2015 Senate • In returning messages
    4/29/2015 Senate • Concurred in 1 amendment(s) (067405) -SJ 758
    • CS passed as amended; YEAS 38 NAYS 2 -SJ 759
    • Ordered engrossed, then enrolled -SJ 759
    5/7/2015 • Signed by Officers and presented to Governor
    5/14/2015 • Approved by Governor
    5/15/2015 • Chapter No. 2015-24

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  • CS/CS/SB 538, Enrolled (Current Bill Version) Posted 4/29/2015 at 4:41 PM

    Bill Text:   Web Page PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Learn more about bill relationships Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 151 (c1) Sexual Cyberharassment Goodson Identical Last Action: 4/24/2015 H Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/SB 538 (Ch. 2015-24) -HJ 829
    Location: Laid on Table

    Citations - Statutes (3)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    784.049 Page 1 (pdf)
    901.15 When arrest by officer without warrant is lawful. Page 4 (pdf)
    933.18 When warrant may be issued for search of private dwelling. Page 4 (pdf)

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  • CS/CS/SB 538, Engrossed 1 Posted 4/29/2015 at 4:23 PM

    Bill Text:   Web Page PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Learn more about bill relationships Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 151 (c1) Sexual Cyberharassment Goodson Compare Last Action: 4/24/2015 H Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/SB 538 (Ch. 2015-24) -HJ 829
    Location: Laid on Table

    Citations - Statutes (3)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    784.049 Page 1 (pdf)
    901.15 When arrest by officer without warrant is lawful. Page 4 (pdf)
    933.18 When warrant may be issued for search of private dwelling. Page 4 (pdf)

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  • CS/CS/SB 538, Committee Substitute 2 Posted 4/10/2015 at 2:11 PM

    Bill Text:   Web Page PDF
    Analyses:   House Message Summary (pdf)

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Learn more about bill relationships Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 151 (c1) Sexual Cyberharassment Goodson Compare Last Action: 4/24/2015 H Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/SB 538 (Ch. 2015-24) -HJ 829
    Location: Laid on Table

    Floor Amendments (1)

    Amendment Sponsor Filed Last Floor Action Format
    067405 - Strike All Amendment
    Remove everything after the enacting clause and insert:
    Goodson 4/23/2015
    4:48 PM
    Senate: Concurred
    4/29/2015
    PDF

    Floor Votes (3)

    Date Chamber Result
    4/23/2015 2:00 PM Senate 39 Yeas - 0 Nays
    4/24/2015 4:17 PM House 114 Yeas - 2 Nays
    4/29/2015 1:52 PM Senate 38 Yeas - 2 Nays

    Citations - Statutes (3)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    784.048 Stalking; definitions; penalties. Page 5 (pdf)
    847.0136 Page 1 (pdf)
    921.244 Order of no contact; penalties. Page 4 (pdf)

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  • CS/SB 538, Committee Substitute 1 Posted 3/31/2015 at 11:52 AM

    Bill Text:   Web Page PDF
    Analyses:   Rules (Pre-Meeting) 4/7/2015 (pdf)
    Rules (Post-Meeting) 4/10/2015 (pdf)

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Learn more about bill relationships Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 151 (c1) Sexual Cyberharassment Goodson Compare Last Action: 4/24/2015 H Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/SB 538 (Ch. 2015-24) -HJ 829
    Location: Laid on Table

    Committee Amendments (1)

    Amendment Sponsor Filed Last Committee Action Format
    194958 - Amendment
    Delete lines 58 - 77 and insert:
    Rules
    (Simmons)
    4/8/2015
    8:54 AM
    Replaced by Committee Substitute
    4/9/2015
    Web Page
    PDF

    Committee Votes (1)

    Date Committee Result
    4/9/2015 9:00 AM Rules 12 Yeas - 0 Nays

    Citations - Statutes (3)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    784.048 Stalking; definitions; penalties. Page 4 (pdf)
    847.0136 Page 1 (pdf)
    921.244 Order of no contact; penalties. Page 4 (pdf)

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  • SB 538, Original Filed Version Posted 1/27/2015 at 3:34 PM

    Bill Text:   Web Page PDF
    Analyses:   Criminal Justice (Pre-Meeting) 3/27/2015 (pdf)
    Criminal Justice (Post-Meeting) 3/31/2015 (pdf)

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Learn more about bill relationships Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 151 (c1) Sexual Cyberharassment Goodson Compare Last Action: 4/24/2015 H Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/SB 538 (Ch. 2015-24) -HJ 829
    Location: Laid on Table

    Committee Amendments (1)

    Amendment Sponsor Filed Last Committee Action Format
    595288 - Amendment
    Delete lines 58 - 63 and insert:
    Criminal Justice
    (Evers)
    3/30/2015
    2:21 PM
    Replaced by Committee Substitute
    3/30/2015
    Web Page
    PDF

    Committee Votes (1)

    Date Committee Result
    3/30/2015 4:00 PM Criminal Justice 5 Yeas - 0 Nays

    Citations - Statutes (3)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    784.048 Stalking; definitions; penalties. Page 4 (pdf)
    847.0136 Page 1 (pdf)
    921.244 Order of no contact; penalties. Page 4 (pdf)

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