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CS/SB 1970: Law Enforcement Reform

GENERAL BILL by Criminal Justice ; Pizzo ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Rodriguez

Law Enforcement Reform; Requiring the Criminal Justice Standards and Training Commission to adopt rules prohibiting law enforcement officers, correctional officers, or correctional probation officers from using specified techniques; providing an exception; requiring the commission to provide specified data regarding final commission orders to the National Decertification Index; requiring the commission to establish and maintain standards for the instruction of officers in specified subjects in order to build upon and improve police-community relations; revising the minimum aspects of law enforcement that the law enforcement accreditation program must address, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2022
Last Action: 4/30/2021 Senate - Died in Appropriations, companion bill(s) passed, see HB 7051 (Ch. 2021-241)
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF

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  • Bill History

    Date Chamber Action
    3/1/2021 Senate • Filed
    3/4/2021 Senate • Referred to Criminal Justice; Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice; Appropriations -SJ 220
    3/10/2021 Senate • Introduced -SJ 220
    3/11/2021 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Criminal Justice, 03/16/21, 12:30 pm, 110 Senate Building
    3/16/2021 Senate • CS by Criminal Justice; YEAS 7 NAYS 0 -SJ 271
    3/17/2021 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
    • Now in Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice
    3/18/2021 Senate • CS by Criminal Justice read 1st time -SJ 280
    3/19/2021 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice, 03/24/21, 4:30 pm, 37 Senate Building
    3/24/2021 Senate • Subcommittee Recommendation: Favorable by Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice; YEAS 7 NAYS 0 -SJ 313
    3/25/2021 Senate • Now in Appropriations
    4/30/2021 Senate • Died in Appropriations, companion bill(s) passed, see HB 7051 (Ch. 2021-241)

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  • CS/SB 1970, Committee Substitute 1 (Current Bill Version) Posted 3/17/2021 at 11:44 AM

    Bill Text:   Web Page | PDF
    Analyses:   Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice (Pre-Meeting) 3/23/2021 (pdf)
    Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice (Post-Meeting) 3/24/2021 (pdf)

    Related Bills (2)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 1513 Law Enforcement and Correctional Officer Accreditation and Standards Duran Similar Last Action: 4/30/2021 H Died in Criminal Justice & Public Safety Subcommittee; companion bill(s) passed, see HB 7051 (Ch. 2021-241)
    H 7051 (er) Law Enforcement and Correctional Officer Practices Judiciary Committee Compare Last Action: 7/6/2021 Chapter No. 2021-241

    Committee Votes (1)

    Date Committee Result
    3/24/2021 4:30 PM Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice 7 Yeas - 0 Nays

    Citations - Statutes (6)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    943.10 Definitions; ss. 943.085-943.255. Page 3 (pdf)
    943.12 Powers, duties, and functions of the commission. Page 4 (pdf)
    943.121 Page 5 (pdf)
    943.125 Accreditation of state and local law enforcement agencies, correctional facilities, public agency offices of inspectors general, and certain pretrial diversion programs; intent. Page 7 (pdf)
    943.1715 Basic skills training relating to diverse populations. Page 9 (pdf)
    943.1716 Continued employment training relating to diverse populations. Page 10 (pdf)

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  • SB 1970, Original Filed Version Posted 3/1/2021 at 11:29 AM

    Bill Text:   Web Page | PDF
    Analyses:   Criminal Justice (Pre-Meeting) 3/15/2021 (pdf)
    Criminal Justice (Post-Meeting) 3/16/2021 (pdf)

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 1513 Law Enforcement and Correctional Officer Accreditation and Standards Duran Identical Last Action: 4/30/2021 H Died in Criminal Justice & Public Safety Subcommittee; companion bill(s) passed, see HB 7051 (Ch. 2021-241)

    Committee Amendments (1)

    Amendment Sponsor Filed Last Committee Action Format
    257714 - Amendment (Delete All)
    Delete everything after the enacting clause and insert:
    Criminal Justice
    (Pizzo)
    3/15/2021
    12:20 PM
    Replaced by Committee Substitute
    3/16/2021
    Web Page
    PDF

    Committee Votes (1)

    Date Committee Result
    3/16/2021 12:30 PM Criminal Justice 7 Yeas - 0 Nays

    Citations - Statutes (6)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    943.10 Definitions; ss. 943.085-943.255. Page 2 (pdf)
    943.12 Powers, duties, and functions of the commission. Page 3 (pdf)
    943.121 Page 4 (pdf)
    943.125 Accreditation of state and local law enforcement agencies, correctional facilities, public agency offices of inspectors general, and certain pretrial diversion programs; intent. Page 6 (pdf)
    943.1715 Basic skills training relating to diverse populations. Page 10 (pdf)
    943.1716 Continued employment training relating to diverse populations. Page 10 (pdf)

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