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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

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  • 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    3/14/2020 House • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration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

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  • HB 1261, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 1/10/2020 at 9:47 AM

    Bill Text:   PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    S 1736 Criminal Proceedings Broxson Similar Last Action: 3/14/2020 S Died in Judiciary

    Citations - Statutes (4)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    27.710 Registry of attorneys applying to represent persons in postconviction capital collateral proceedings; certification of minimum requirements; appointment by trial court. Page 7 (pdf)
    918.015 Right to speedy trial. Page 2 (pdf)
    922.052 Issuance of warrant of execution. Page 5 (pdf)
    924.056 Capital postconviction proceedings; reporting requirements. Page 7 (pdf)

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