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CS/HB 105: Public Assistance Fraud

GENERAL BILL by Criminal Justice Subcommittee ; Smith ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Baxley ; Drake ; Eisnaugle ; Harrell ; Perry ; Pilon ; Porter ; Sprowls ; Steube ; Stevenson ; Van Zant

Public Assistance Fraud; Specifies acts that constitute trafficking in food assistance benefits; prohibits specified acts relating to possession & sale of electronic benefit transfer cards for food assistance benefits issued to other persons; removes reference to s. 414.39(2), F.S., relating to unauthorized use, possession, forgery, or alteration of certain food assistance program & Medicaid identification, from offense severity ranking chart; reenacts provisions.

Effective Date: 10/1/2016
Last Action: 2/2/2016 House - Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/SB 218 (Ch. 2016-185) -HJ 340
Location: Laid on Table
Bill Text: PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
8/26/2015 House • Filed
9/10/2015 House • Referred to Criminal Justice Subcommittee; Justice Appropriations Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee -HJ 15
10/28/2015 House • On Committee agenda-- Criminal Justice Subcommittee, 11/04/15, 10:30 am, Sumner Hall
11/4/2015 House • CS by Criminal Justice Subcommittee; YEAS 10 NAYS 3 -HJ 159
11/5/2015 House • Pending review of CS under Rule 7.19(c)
11/17/2015 House • Now in Justice Appropriations Subcommittee -HJ 155
1/11/2016 House • On Committee agenda-- Justice Appropriations Subcommittee, 01/13/16, 1:00 pm, Morris Hall
1/12/2016 House • Introduced -HJ 15
• CS by Criminal Justice Subcommittee read 1st time -HJ 139
1/13/2016 House • Favorable by Justice Appropriations Subcommittee; YEAS 6 NAYS 4 -HJ 216
• Now in Judiciary Committee -HJ 216
1/19/2016 House • On Committee agenda-- Judiciary Committee, 01/21/16, 9:00 am, Sumner Hall
1/21/2016 House • Favorable by- Judiciary Committee; YEAS 12 NAYS 2 -HJ 250
• Placed on Calendar -HJ 250
1/29/2016 House • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 02/02/16
2/2/2016 House • Substituted CS/SB 218 -HJ 340
• Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/SB 218 (Ch. 2016-185) -HJ 340