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SB 642: Criminal Justice

GENERAL BILL by Brandes ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Gruters ; Rouson ; Perry

Criminal Justice; Citing this act as the Florida First Step Act; requiring that the court impose, for an offense relating to trafficking in certain substances, a sentence pursuant to the Criminal Punishment Code and without regard to any statutory minimum sentence if the court makes specified findings under certain circumstances; authorizing the Correctional Education Program to establish a Prison Entrepreneurship Program and adopt procedures for admitting student inmates; requiring a probation officer to determine whether a probationer or offender on community control who commits a technical violation is eligible for a certain alternative sanctioning program, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2019
Last Action: 2/15/2019 Senate - Referred to Criminal Justice; Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice; Appropriations
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
1/31/2019 Senate • Filed
2/15/2019 Senate • Referred to Criminal Justice; Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice; Appropriations