Skip to Navigation | Skip to Main Content | Skip to Site Map

MyFloridaHouse.gov | Mobile Site

Senate Tracker: Sign Up | Login

The Florida Senate

HB 7051: Law Enforcement and Correctional Officer Practices

GENERAL BILL by Judiciary Committee ; Byrd ; Driskell ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Arrington ; Bartleman ; Benjamin ; Brown ; Bush ; Caruso ; Chambliss ; Davis ; Duran ; Gottlieb ; Hart ; Hunschofsky ; Jenne ; Morales ; Omphroy ; Robinson, F. ; Roth ; Smith, D. ; Tant ; Thompson ; Valdés ; Williams ; Woodson

Law Enforcement and Correctional Officer Practices; Requires application for employment or appointment as law enforcement or correctional officer to contain specified disclosures; requires background investigation of applicant to include specified information; requires employing agencies to maintain employment information for minimum period; requires establishment of standards for officer training & policies concerning use of force; requires law enforcement agencies to establish policies for specified use of force investigations; requires investigation to include an independent report; requires report to be submitted to state attorney; requires law enforcement agencies to submit specified data to FDLE; prohibits child younger than certain age from being arrested, charged, or adjudicated delinquent for delinquent act or violation of law.

Effective Date: 7/1/2021
Last Action: 4/29/2021 House - Ordered enrolled
Bill Text: PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Rules (RC)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
4/15/2021 House • Filed
• Referred to Appropriations Committee
• Now in Appropriations Committee
• Added to Appropriations Committee agenda
• 1st Reading (Original Filed Version)
4/16/2021 House • Favorable by Appropriations Committee
• Reported out of Appropriations Committee
• Bill released to House Calendar
• Added to Second Reading Calendar
4/20/2021 House • Bill added to Special Order Calendar (4/23/2021)
4/21/2021 House • Amendment 962001 filed
• Amendment 463897 filed
4/23/2021 House • Read 2nd time
• Amendment 463897 adopted
• Amendment 962001 adopted
• Placed on 3rd reading
• Added to Third Reading Calendar
4/26/2021 House • Read 3rd time
• Passed as amended; YEAS 113, NAYS 0
• Message sent to senate
4/26/2021 Senate • In Messages
• Referred to Rules -SJ 723
• Received -SJ 722
4/27/2021 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Rules, 04/27/21, 2:00 pm, 412 Knott Building
• Favorable by- Rules; YEAS 17 NAYS 0 -SJ 843
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading
4/28/2021 Senate • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/29/21 -SJ 957
4/29/2021 Senate • Read 2nd time -SJ 859
• Read 3rd time -SJ 859
• Passed; YEAS 40 NAYS 0 -SJ 859
4/29/2021 House • In Messages
• Ordered enrolled