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HB 1261: Criminal Proceedings


Criminal Proceedings; Specifies speedy trial periods for persons accused as perpetrators of acts of mass violence; provides for extension of time periods; requests Supreme Court adopt rules; requires clerk of Florida Supreme Court to provide specified notice to Governor concerning persons sentenced to death for incident of mass violence; revises requirements for issuance of death warrants for persons convicted as perpetrators of acts of mass violence; requires Supreme Court make certain reports.

Effective Date: 10/1/2020
Last Action: 3/14/2020 House - Died in Criminal Justice Subcommittee
Bill Text: PDF

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
1/10/2020 House • Filed
1/14/2020 House • Introduced -HJ 112
1/17/2020 House • Referred to Criminal Justice Subcommittee; Justice Appropriations Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee -HJ 399
3/14/2020 House • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Criminal Justice Subcommittee