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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

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    3/14/2020 House • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration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

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  • CS/HB 7059, Committee Substitute 1 (Current Bill Version) Posted 2/19/2020 at 9:42 AM

    Bill Text:   PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (2)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    S 1510 (c1) Jurisdiction of Courts Brandes Similar Last Action: 3/14/2020 S Died in Appropriations
    S 1392 (er) Courts Simmons Compare Last Action: 6/22/2020 Chapter No. 2020-61

    Citations - Statutes (6)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    26.012 Jurisdiction of circuit court. Page 2 (pdf)
    27.51 Duties of public defender. Page 3 (pdf)
    27.511 Offices of criminal conflict and civil regional counsel; legislative intent; qualifications; appointment; duties. Page 4 (pdf)
    34.017 Certification of questions to district court of appeal. Page 5 (pdf)
    35.065 Review of judgment or order certified by county court to be of great public importance. Page 5 (pdf)
    924.08 Courts of appeal. Page 5 (pdf)

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  • HB 7059, Original Filed Version Posted 1/31/2020 at 11:47 AM

    Bill Text:   PDF
    Analyses:   Appropriations Committee (Post-Meeting) 2/19/2020 (pdf)

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    S 1510 (c1) Jurisdiction of Courts Brandes Identical Last Action: 3/14/2020 S Died in Appropriations

    Committee Amendments (2)

    Amendment Sponsor Filed Last Committee Action Format
    008303 - Amendment
    Between lines 56 and 57, insert:
    Fernandez-Barquin 2/18/2020
    9:32 AM
    Adopted without Objection
    2/18/2020
    PDF
    393305 - Amendment
    Between lines 74 and 75, insert:
    Fernandez-Barquin 2/17/2020
    6:08 PM
    Adopted without Objection
    2/18/2020
    PDF

    Citations - Statutes (4)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    26.012 Jurisdiction of circuit court. Page 1 (pdf)
    34.017 Certification of questions to district court of appeal. Page 3 (pdf)
    35.065 Review of judgment or order certified by county court to be of great public importance. Page 3 (pdf)
    924.08 Courts of appeal. Page 3 (pdf)

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