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HB 1017: Criminal Justice


Criminal Justice; Designates act "Florida Comprehensive Prison Reform and Redemption Act"; revises provisions for administration of DOC; limits monetary bail to violent felony offenses; modification of sentence on ground that sentence is greater than necessary to achieve purposes of sentencing; creates Florida Innocence Inquiry Commission; requires DOC to provide certain staff with deescalation training & training in responding to incidents involving individuals who have mental illness or cognitive deficits; requires DOC to place prisoners as close as practicable to prisoner's primary residence; requires DOC to submit report concerning availability of & capacity of DOC to treat heroin & opioid abuse through evidence-based programs; requires DJJ to undertake certain pilot programs. APPROPRIATION: $1,765,754

Effective Date: 7/1/2020
Last Action: 3/14/2020 House - Died in Criminal Justice Subcommittee
Bill Text: PDF

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
12/19/2019 House • Filed
1/7/2020 House • Referred to Criminal Justice Subcommittee; Justice Appropriations Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee -HJ 89
1/14/2020 House • Introduced -HJ 89
3/14/2020 House • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Criminal Justice Subcommittee