Florida Senate - 2019                          SENATOR AMENDMENT
       Bill No. CS for SB 1656
                              LEGISLATIVE ACTION                        
                    Senate             .             House              
                Floor: 1/AD/2R         .                                
             04/25/2019 07:05 PM       .                                

       Senator Lee moved the following:
    1         Senate Amendment 
    3         Delete lines 34 - 51
    4  and insert:
    5  Legislature or as provided in subsections (4) and (5), the
    6  reenactment or amendment of a criminal statute operates
    7  prospectively and does not affect or abate any of the following:
    8         (a)The prior operation of the statute or a prosecution or
    9  enforcement thereunder.
   10         (b)A violation of the statute based on any act or omission
   11  occurring before the effective date of the act.
   12         (c)A prior penalty, prior forfeiture, or prior punishment
   13  incurred or imposed under the statute.
   14         (4)If a penalty, forfeiture, or punishment for a violation
   15  of a criminal statute is reduced by a reenactment or an
   16  amendment of a criminal statute, the penalty, forfeiture, or
   17  punishment, if not already imposed, must be imposed according to
   18  the statute as amended.
   19         (5)This section may not be construed to limit the
   20  retroactive effect of any defense to a criminal statute enacted
   21  or amended by the Legislature in a criminal case that has not
   22  yet resulted in the imposition of a judgment or sentence by the
   23  trial court or an appellate decision affirming a judgment or
   24  sentence of the trial court.