CS/HB 7059: Jurisdiction of Appellate Courts
GENERAL BILL by Appropriations Committee ; Judiciary Committee ; Fernandez-Barquin ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Beltran
Jurisdiction of Appellate Courts; Limits appellate jurisdiction of circuit courts to appeals from final administrative orders of local code enforcement boards & other reviews & appeals expressly provided by law; specifies that public defenders shall take county court appeals; authorizes county court to certify question to district court of appeal in final judgment that is appealable to circuit court; authorizes DCA to review certain questions certified by county court; removes provision relating to jurisdiction of circuit court to hear appeals from final judgments in misdemeanor cases. APPROPRIATION: $209,929
Last Action: 3/14/2020 House - Died on Calendar
Bill Text: PDF
• Introduced -HJ 473
• Referred to Appropriations Committee -HJ 482
• On Committee agenda-- Appropriations Committee, 02/18/20, 11:30 am, Webster Hall
• CS by- Appropriations Committee; YEAS 24 NAYS 2 -HJ 608
• Pending review of CS -under Rule 7.18(c)
• CS by Appropriations Committee read 1st time -HJ 603
• Placed on Calendar -HJ 627
• Placed on Special Order Calendar, 03/06/20
• Temporarily postponed, on 2nd Reading -HJ 905
• Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died on Calendar
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