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CS/SB 876: Direct Filing of an Information

GENERAL BILL by Criminal Justice ; Powell ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Rouson

Direct Filing of an Information; Revising provisions concerning the housing of children held in detention; prohibiting a child who has been transferred to adult court for criminal prosecution pursuant to direct file from being held in a jail or other facility used for the detention of adults prior to a hearing to determine if the child should remain in adult court; deleting references to the state attorney’s discretion to direct file a juvenile, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2019
Last Action: 5/3/2019 Senate - Died in Appropriations, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 7125 (Ch. 2019-167)
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF

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  • Bill History

    Date Chamber Action
    2/7/2019 Senate • Filed
    2/19/2019 Senate • Referred to Criminal Justice; Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice; Appropriations -SJ 97
    3/5/2019 Senate • Introduced -SJ 97
    4/3/2019 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Criminal Justice, 04/08/19, 1:30 pm, 37 Senate Building
    4/8/2019 Senate • CS by Criminal Justice; YEAS 5 NAYS 0 -SJ 343
    4/10/2019 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
    • Now in Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice
    • CS by Criminal Justice read 1st time -SJ 344
    4/11/2019 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice, 04/16/19, 9:00 am, 37 Senate Building
    4/16/2019 Senate • Subcommittee Recommendation: Favorable by Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice; YEAS 8 NAYS 0 -SJ 378
    4/17/2019 Senate • Now in Appropriations
    5/3/2019 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
    • Died in Appropriations, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 7125 (Ch. 2019-167)

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  • CS/SB 876, Committee Substitute 1 (Current Bill Version) Posted 4/10/2019 at 8:02 AM

    Bill Text:   Web Page | PDF
    Analyses:   Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice (Pre-Meeting) 4/15/2019 (pdf)
    Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice (Post-Meeting) 4/16/2019 (pdf)

    Related Bills (8)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 575 (c1) Direct Filing of an Information Bush Similar Last Action: 5/3/2019 H Died in Justice Appropriations Subcommittee, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 7125 (Ch. 2019-167)
    H 339 Prosecution of Juvenile Offenders Alexander Compare Last Action: 5/3/2019 H Died in Criminal Justice Subcommittee, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 7125 (Ch. 2019-167)
    H 1293 Judicial Review of Direct Filing of Juvenile Defendants Fernandez-Barquin Compare Last Action: 5/3/2019 H Died in Criminal Justice Subcommittee
    H 6051 Mandatory Direct File Sirois, Driskell Compare Last Action: 5/3/2019 H Died on Calendar, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 7125 (Ch. 2019-167)
    H 7125 (er) Administration of Justice Judiciary Committee Compare Last Action: 7/1/2019 Chapter No. 2019-167, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 1021 (Ch. 2019-91), CS/SB 160 (Ch. 2019-45), CS/SB 828 (Ch. 2019-50), SB 910 (Ch. 2019-61), SB 1136 (Ch. 2019-53), CS/CS/SB 1418 (Ch. 2019-134)
    S 642 (c2) Public Safety Brandes Compare Last Action: 5/1/2019 S Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 1021 (Ch. 2019-91), HB 5011 (Ch. 2019-95), CS/HB 7125 (Ch. 2019-167), CS/SB 160 (Ch. 2019-45), CS/SB 828 (Ch. 2019-50), SB 910 (Ch. 2019-61), CS/CS/SB 1418 (Ch. 2019-134) -SJ 696
    S 850 Prosecuting Children as Adults Powell Compare Last Action: 5/3/2019 S Died in Criminal Justice, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 7125 (Ch. 2019-167)
    S 1260 Mandatory Direct File Wright Compare Last Action: 5/3/2019 S Died in Judiciary, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 7125 (Ch. 2019-167)

    Committee Votes (1)

    Date Committee Result
    4/16/2019 9:00 AM Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice 8 Yeas - 0 Nays

    Citations - Statutes (6)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    985.15 Filing decisions. Page 13 (pdf)
    985.26 Length of detention. Page 14 (pdf)
    985.265 Detention transfer and release; education; adult jails. Page 1 (pdf)
    985.556 Waiver of juvenile court jurisdiction; hearing. Page 15 (pdf)
    985.557 Direct filing of an information; discretionary and mandatory criteria. Page 3 (pdf)
    985.565 Sentencing powers; procedures; alternatives for juveniles prosecuted as adults. Page 10 (pdf)

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  • SB 876, Original Filed Version Posted 2/7/2019 at 3:24 PM

    Bill Text:   Web Page | PDF
    Analyses:   Criminal Justice (Pre-Meeting) 4/5/2019 (pdf)
    Criminal Justice (Post-Meeting) 4/9/2019 (pdf)

    Related Bills (2)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 1293 Judicial Review of Direct Filing of Juvenile Defendants Fernandez-Barquin Similar Last Action: 5/3/2019 H Died in Criminal Justice Subcommittee
    H 575 (c1) Direct Filing of an Information Bush Compare Last Action: 5/3/2019 H Died in Justice Appropriations Subcommittee, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 7125 (Ch. 2019-167)

    Committee Amendments (1)

    Amendment Sponsor Filed Last Committee Action Format
    400510 - Amendment (Delete All)
    Delete everything after the enacting clause and insert:
    Criminal Justice
    (Powell)
    4/5/2019
    1:09 PM
    Replaced by Committee Substitute
    4/8/2019
    Web Page
    PDF

    Committee Votes (1)

    Date Committee Result
    4/8/2019 1:30 PM Criminal Justice 5 Yeas - 0 Nays

    Citations - Statutes (1)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    985.557 Direct filing of an information; discretionary and mandatory criteria. Page 1 (pdf)

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