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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

Effective Date: 1/1/2021
Last Action: 3/14/2020 House - Died on Calendar
Bill Text: PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
1/31/2020 House • Filed
• Introduced -HJ 473
2/3/2020 House • Referred to Appropriations Committee -HJ 482
2/14/2020 House • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations Committee, 02/18/20, 11:30 am, Webster Hall
2/18/2020 House • CS by- Appropriations Committee; YEAS 24 NAYS 2 -HJ 608
2/19/2020 House • Pending review of CS -under Rule 7.18(c)
• CS by Appropriations Committee read 1st time -HJ 603
2/20/2020 House • Placed on Calendar -HJ 627
3/3/2020 House • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 03/06/20
3/6/2020 House • Temporarily postponed, on 2nd Reading -HJ 905
3/14/2020 House • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died on Calendar