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CS/HB 477: Controlled Substances

GENERAL BILL by Criminal Justice Subcommittee ; Boyd ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Miller, M. ; Peters ; Roth ; Stone ; Williams

Controlled Substances; Provides that certain crime laboratory personnel may possess, store, & administer emergency opioid antagonists; provides that unlawful distribution of specified controlled substances & analogs or mixtures thereof which proximately cause death is murder; adds certain synthetic opioid substitute compounds to Schedule I; prohibits possession of more than 10 grams of specified substances; revises substances that constitute certain trafficking offenses; creates certain trafficking offenses; provides specified minimum terms of imprisonment & fines based on quantity involved in for certain offenses.

Effective Date: 10/1/2017
Last Action: 6/15/2017 - Chapter No. 2017-107, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 505 (Ch. 2017-110)
Bill Text: PDF

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  • Bill History

    Date Chamber Action
    1/24/2017 House • Filed
    2/6/2017 House • Referred to Criminal Justice Subcommittee; Justice Appropriations Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee -HJ 65
    3/7/2017 House • Introduced -HJ 65
    3/13/2017 House • PCS on Committee agenda-- Criminal Justice Subcommittee, 03/15/17, 9:00 am, Sumner Hall
    3/15/2017 House • CS by Criminal Justice Subcommittee; YEAS 13 NAYS 1 -HJ 383
    3/16/2017 House • Pending review of CS under Rule 7.18(c)
    • CS by Criminal Justice Subcommittee read 1st time -HJ 378
    3/20/2017 House • Now in Justice Appropriations Subcommittee -HJ 394
    3/30/2017 House • On Committee agenda-- Justice Appropriations Subcommittee, 04/03/17, 3:00 pm, Morris Hall
    4/3/2017 House • Favorable by Justice Appropriations Subcommittee; YEAS 13 NAYS 0 -HJ 563
    • Now in Judiciary Committee -HJ 563
    4/4/2017 House • On Committee agenda-- Judiciary Committee, 04/06/17, 8:00 am, Sumner Hall
    4/6/2017 House • Favorable by- Judiciary Committee; YEAS 13 NAYS 0 -HJ 597
    • Placed on Calendar -HJ 597
    4/13/2017 House • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/18/17
    4/18/2017 House • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/19/17
    4/19/2017 House • Read 2nd time -HJ 729, 730
    • Placed on 3rd reading
    4/20/2017 House • Read 3rd time -HJ 754
    • CS passed; YEAS 118 NAYS 0 -HJ 755
    4/25/2017 Senate • In Messages
    • Referred to Criminal Justice; Judiciary; Appropriations -SJ 454
    • Received -SJ 454
    5/2/2017 Senate • Withdrawn from Criminal Justice; Judiciary; Appropriations -SJ 619
    • Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 619
    • Substituted for CS/CS/CS/SB 150 -SJ 619
    • Read 2nd time -SJ 619
    • Amendment(s) adopted (285990) -SJ 619
    • Placed on 3rd reading
    5/3/2017 Senate • Read 3rd time -SJ 719, 723
    • CS passed as amended; YEAS 37 NAYS 0 -SJ 723
    5/3/2017 House • In returning messages
    5/4/2017 House • Refused to concur, requested Senate to recede -HJ 1112, 1113
    5/4/2017 Senate • In returning messages
    5/5/2017 Senate • Receded from 1 amendment(s) (285990)
    • CS passed; YEAS 31 NAYS 7 -SJ 904
    5/5/2017 House • Ordered enrolled -HJ 1262
    5/30/2017 • Signed by Officers and presented to Governor
    6/14/2017 • Approved by Governor
    6/15/2017 • Chapter No. 2017-107, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 505 (Ch. 2017-110)

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  • CS/HB 477, Enrolled (Current Bill Version) Posted 5/5/2017 at 5:14 PM

    Bill Text:   PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (3)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Learn more about bill relationships Last Action and Location Track Bills
    S 150 (c3) Controlled Substances Steube Identical Last Action: 5/2/2017 S Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 477 (Ch. 2017-107), CS/HB 505 (Ch. 2017-110) -SJ 618
    H 505 (er) Florida Comprehensive Drug Abuse Prevention and Control Act Criminal Justice Subcommittee Compare Last Action: 6/15/2017 Chapter No. 2017-110, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 477 (Ch. 2017-107)
    S 1002 (c1) Florida Comprehensive Drug Abuse Prevention and Control Act Perry Compare Last Action: 5/1/2017 S Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 505 (Ch. 2017-110), CS/HB 477 (Ch. 2017-107) -SJ 599

    Citations - Statutes (18)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    39.806 Grounds for termination of parental rights. Page 150 (pdf)
    63.089 Proceeding to terminate parental rights pending adoption; hearing; grounds; dismissal of petition; judgment. Page 152 (pdf)
    95.11 Limitations other than for the recovery of real property. Page 154 (pdf)
    381.887 Emergency treatment for suspected opioid overdose. Page 3 (pdf)
    775.082 Penalties; applicability of sentencing structures; mandatory minimum sentences for certain reoffenders previously released from prison. Page 155 (pdf)
    775.0823 Violent offenses committed against law enforcement officers, correctional officers, state attorneys, assistant state attorneys, justices, or judges. Page 160 (pdf)
    782.04 Murder. Page 4 (pdf)
    893.015 Page 6 (pdf)
    893.03 Standards and schedules. Page 6 (pdf)
    893.13 Prohibited acts; penalties. Page 51 (pdf)
    893.135 Trafficking; mandatory sentences; suspension or reduction of sentences; conspiracy to engage in trafficking. Page 51 (pdf)
    921.0022 Criminal Punishment Code; offense severity ranking chart. Page 65 (pdf)
    921.16 When sentences to be concurrent and when consecutive. Page 161 (pdf)
    948.06 Violation of probation or community control; revocation; modification; continuance; failure to pay restitution or cost of supervision. Page 162 (pdf)
    948.062 Reviewing and reporting serious offenses committed by offenders placed on probation or community control. Page 164 (pdf)
    985.265 Detention transfer and release; education; adult jails. Page 164 (pdf)
    1012.315 Disqualification from employment. Page 165 (pdf)
    1012.467 Noninstructional contractors who are permitted access to school grounds when students are present; background screening requirements. Page 166 (pdf)

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  • CS/HB 477, Committee Substitute 1 Posted 3/16/2017 at 8:36 AM

    Bill Text:   PDF
    Analyses:   House Message Summary (pdf)
    Justice Appropriations Subcommittee (Post-Meeting) 4/3/2017 (pdf)
    Judiciary Committee (Post-Meeting) 4/6/2017 (pdf)

    Related Bills (3)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Learn more about bill relationships Last Action and Location Track Bills
    S 150 (c3) Controlled Substances Steube Identical Last Action: 5/2/2017 S Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 477 (Ch. 2017-107), CS/HB 505 (Ch. 2017-110) -SJ 618
    H 505 (er) Florida Comprehensive Drug Abuse Prevention and Control Act Criminal Justice Subcommittee Compare Last Action: 6/15/2017 Chapter No. 2017-110, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 477 (Ch. 2017-107)
    S 1002 (c1) Florida Comprehensive Drug Abuse Prevention and Control Act Perry Compare Last Action: 5/1/2017 S Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 505 (Ch. 2017-110), CS/HB 477 (Ch. 2017-107) -SJ 599

    Floor Amendments (1)

    Amendment Sponsor Filed Last Floor Action Format
    285990 - Amendment
    Between lines 1371 and 1372 insert:
    Bracy 5/1/2017
    4:54 PM
    Senate: Receded
    5/5/2017
    Web Page
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    Floor Votes (4)

    Date Chamber Result
    4/20/2017 1:14 PM House 118 Yeas - 0 Nays
    5/3/2017 11:28 AM Senate 37 Yeas - 0 Nays
    5/5/2017 1:09 PM Senate 20 Yeas - 18 Nays
    5/5/2017 1:09 PM Senate 31 Yeas - 7 Nays

    Citations - Statutes (18)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    39.806 Grounds for termination of parental rights. Page 150 (pdf)
    63.089 Proceeding to terminate parental rights pending adoption; hearing; grounds; dismissal of petition; judgment. Page 152 (pdf)
    95.11 Limitations other than for the recovery of real property. Page 154 (pdf)
    381.887 Emergency treatment for suspected opioid overdose. Page 3 (pdf)
    775.082 Penalties; applicability of sentencing structures; mandatory minimum sentences for certain reoffenders previously released from prison. Page 155 (pdf)
    775.0823 Violent offenses committed against law enforcement officers, correctional officers, state attorneys, assistant state attorneys, justices, or judges. Page 160 (pdf)
    782.04 Murder. Page 4 (pdf)
    893.015 Page 6 (pdf)
    893.03 Standards and schedules. Page 6 (pdf)
    893.13 Prohibited acts; penalties. Page 51 (pdf)
    893.135 Trafficking; mandatory sentences; suspension or reduction of sentences; conspiracy to engage in trafficking. Page 51 (pdf)
    921.0022 Criminal Punishment Code; offense severity ranking chart. Page 65 (pdf)
    921.16 When sentences to be concurrent and when consecutive. Page 161 (pdf)
    948.06 Violation of probation or community control; revocation; modification; continuance; failure to pay restitution or cost of supervision. Page 162 (pdf)
    948.062 Reviewing and reporting serious offenses committed by offenders placed on probation or community control. Page 164 (pdf)
    985.265 Detention transfer and release; education; adult jails. Page 164 (pdf)
    1012.315 Disqualification from employment. Page 165 (pdf)
    1012.467 Noninstructional contractors who are permitted access to school grounds when students are present; background screening requirements. Page 166 (pdf)

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  • HB 477, Original Filed Version Posted 1/24/2017 at 11:15 AM

    Bill Text:   PDF
    Analyses:   Criminal Justice Subcommittee (Post-Meeting) 6/19/2017 (pdf)

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Learn more about bill relationships Last Action and Location Track Bills
    S 150 Controlled Substances Steube Compare Last Action: 5/2/2017 S Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 477 (Ch. 2017-107), CS/HB 505 (Ch. 2017-110) -SJ 618

    Citations - Statutes (23)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    39.01 Definitions. Page 89 (pdf)
    316.193 Driving under the influence; penalties. Page 93 (pdf)
    322.2616 Suspension of license; persons under 21 years of age; right to review. Page 95 (pdf)
    327.35 Boating under the influence; penalties; "designated drivers." Page 96 (pdf)
    440.102 Drug-free workplace program requirements. Page 96 (pdf)
    458.3265 Pain-management clinics. Page 97 (pdf)
    459.0137 Pain-management clinics. Page 98 (pdf)
    775.087 Possession or use of weapon; aggravated battery; felony reclassification; minimum sentence. Page 99 (pdf)
    782.04 Murder. Page 104 (pdf)
    782.07 Manslaughter; aggravated manslaughter of an elderly person or disabled adult; aggravated manslaughter of a child; aggravated manslaughter of an officer, a firefighter, an emergency medical technician, or a paramedic. Page 2 (pdf)
    787.06 Human trafficking. Page 107 (pdf)
    817.563 Controlled substance named or described in s. 893.03; sale of substance in lieu thereof. Page 108 (pdf)
    831.31 Counterfeit controlled substance; sale, manufacture, delivery, or possession with intent to sell, manufacture, or deliver. Page 109 (pdf)
    856.015 Open house parties. Page 110 (pdf)
    893.02 Definitions. Page 110 (pdf)
    893.03 Standards and schedules. Page 3 (pdf)
    893.035 Control of new substances; findings of fact; delegation of authority to Attorney General to control substances by rule. Page 111 (pdf)
    893.0356 Control of new substances; findings of fact; "controlled substance analog" defined. Page 113 (pdf)
    893.05 Practitioners and persons administering controlled substances in their absence. Page 113 (pdf)
    893.12 Contraband; seizure, forfeiture, sale. Page 114 (pdf)
    893.13 Prohibited acts; penalties. Page 47 (pdf), Page 116 (pdf)
    893.135 Trafficking; mandatory sentences; suspension or reduction of sentences; conspiracy to engage in trafficking. Page 48 (pdf)
    921.0022 Criminal Punishment Code; offense severity ranking chart. Page 54 (pdf), Page 126 (pdf)

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