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HB 755: Corrections


Corrections; Revises method of appointment for Secretary of Corrections; creates Florida Corrections Commission; revises definition of "victim injury" by removing prohibition on assessing certain victim injury sentence points for sexual misconduct by an employee of DOC or private correctional facility; expands DOC's security review committee functions; revises provisions relating to use of force; revises reporting requirements; requires DOC to measure recidivism; revises provisions relating to trust funds; prohibits purchase of weight-training equipment; requires DOC to consider needs of inmates over 50 years of age; allows inmate & others to hire & pay for an independent medical evaluation; specifies purpose for outside evaluations; expands eligibility for conditional medical release. APPROPRIATION: $8,094,257

Effective Date: 7/1/2016
Last Action: 3/11/2016 House - Died in Criminal Justice Subcommittee
Bill Text: PDF

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
11/19/2015 House • Filed
12/10/2015 House • Referred to Criminal Justice Subcommittee; Justice Appropriations Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee -HJ 66
1/12/2016 House • Introduced -HJ 66
3/11/2016 House • Died in Criminal Justice Subcommittee