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CS/CS/SB 748: Courts

GENERAL BILL by Appropriations ; Judiciary ; Brandes

Courts; Deleting the requirement that the Clerk of the Supreme Court physically keep books, records, and other materials in the clerk’s office; requiring the clerks of the circuit court to collaborate with specified entities to prepare a plan to procure or develop a statewide electronic solution to accurately identify all assessments mandated by statute; providing for the periodic inflationary adjustment of the monetary jurisdictional limit applicable to all actions at law in county courts filed on or after a specified date, beginning in a specified year; requiring the clerk of a district court of appeal to have an office at the headquarters of the court, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2021
Last Action: 4/26/2021 Senate - Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 1197 (Ch. 2021-230) -SJ 692
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF

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  • Bill History

    Date Chamber Action
    1/22/2021 Senate • Filed
    1/28/2021 Senate • Referred to Judiciary; Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice; Appropriations -SJ 91
    2/25/2021 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Judiciary, 03/02/21, 1:30 pm, 412 Knott Building
    3/2/2021 Senate • Introduced -SJ 91
    • CS by Judiciary; YEAS 11 NAYS 0 -SJ 191
    3/4/2021 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
    3/5/2021 Senate • Now in Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice
    3/10/2021 Senate • CS by Judiciary read 1st time -SJ 231
    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: CS/CS by Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice; YEAS 8 NAYS 0 -SJ 325
    3/26/2021 Senate • Now in Appropriations
    4/12/2021 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations, 04/15/21, 9:00 am, 412 Knott Building
    4/14/2021 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations, 04/19/21, 10:00 am, 412 Knott Building
    4/15/2021 Senate • CS/CS by- Appropriations; YEAS 20 NAYS 0 -SJ 472
    4/19/2021 Senate • Pending reference review -under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
    • Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading
    • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/22/21 -SJ 642
    4/20/2021 Senate • CS/CS by Appropriations read 1st time -SJ 476
    4/22/2021 Senate • Retained on Special Order Calendar -SJ 642
    4/26/2021 Senate • Read 2nd time -SJ 691
    • Substituted CS/HB 1197 -SJ 692
    • Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 1197 (Ch. 2021-230) -SJ 692

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  • CS/CS/SB 748, Committee Substitute 2 (Current Bill Version) Posted 4/19/2021 at 8:12 AM

    Bill Text:   Web Page | PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 1197 (er) Courts Civil Justice and Property Rights Subcommittee Similar Last Action: 7/6/2021 Chapter No. 2021-230

    Citations - Statutes (11)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    25.221 Custody of books, records, etc. Page 3 (pdf)
    25.301 Decisions to be filed; copies to be furnished. Page 3 (pdf)
    28.2457 Mandatory monetary assessments. Page 4 (pdf)
    34.01 Jurisdiction of county court. Page 4 (pdf)
    35.15 Decisions to be filed; copies to be furnished. Page 6 (pdf)
    35.23 Location of clerk’s office. Page 7 (pdf)
    35.24 Custody of books, records, etc. Page 7 (pdf)
    40.23 Summoning jurors. Page 7 (pdf)
    812.014 Theft. Page 8 (pdf)
    921.241 Felony judgments; fingerprints and social security number required in record. Page 9 (pdf)
    921.242 Subsequent offenses under chapter 796; method of proof applicable. Page 12 (pdf)

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  • CS/SB 748, Committee Substitute 1 Posted 3/4/2021 at 9:14 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) 3/26/2021 (pdf)
    Appropriations (Pre-Meeting) 4/13/2021 (pdf)
    Appropriations PCS 236698 (Pre-Meeting) 4/13/2021 (pdf)
    Appropriations (Post-Meeting) 4/16/2021 (pdf)

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 1197 (c1) Courts Civil Justice and Property Rights Subcommittee Similar Last Action: 7/6/2021 Chapter No. 2021-230

    Proposed Committee Substitutes (1)

    PCS and Amendments Sponsor Filed Last Committee Action Format
    236698 - Proposed Committee Substitute Appropriations 3/25/2021
    12:20 PM
    Replaced by Committee Substitute
    4/16/2021
    Web Page
    PDF

    Committee Amendments (1)

    Amendment Sponsor Filed Last Committee Action Format
    478484 - Amendment
    Delete lines 130 - 137 and insert:
    Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice
    (Brandes)
    3/23/2021
    10:38 AM
    Replaced by Committee Substitute
    3/24/2021
    Web Page
    PDF

    Committee Votes (2)

    Date Committee Result
    3/24/2021 4:30 PM Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice 8 Yeas - 0 Nays
    4/15/2021 9:00 AM Appropriations View Vote Record

    Citations - Statutes (11)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    25.221 Custody of books, records, etc. Page 3 (pdf)
    25.301 Decisions to be filed; copies to be furnished. Page 3 (pdf)
    28.2457 Mandatory monetary assessments. Page 4 (pdf)
    34.01 Jurisdiction of county court. Page 4 (pdf)
    35.15 Decisions to be filed; copies to be furnished. Page 6 (pdf)
    35.23 Location of clerk’s office. Page 7 (pdf)
    35.24 Custody of books, records, etc. Page 7 (pdf)
    40.23 Summoning jurors. Page 7 (pdf)
    812.014 Theft. Page 7 (pdf)
    921.241 Felony judgments; fingerprints and social security number required in record. Page 9 (pdf)
    921.242 Subsequent offenses under chapter 796; method of proof applicable. Page 11 (pdf)

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  • SB 748, Original Filed Version Posted 1/22/2021 at 3:57 PM

    Bill Text:   Web Page | PDF
    Analyses:   Judiciary (Pre-Meeting) 3/1/2021 (pdf)
    Judiciary (Post-Meeting) 3/4/2021 (pdf)

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 1197 Courts Civil Justice and Property Rights Subcommittee Similar Last Action: 7/6/2021 Chapter No. 2021-230

    Committee Amendments (2)

    Amendment Sponsor Filed Last Committee Action Format
    537682 - Amendment
    Delete lines 90 - 102 and insert:
    Judiciary
    (Brandes)
    3/1/2021
    1:28 PM
    Replaced by Committee Substitute
    3/2/2021
    Web Page
    PDF
    213074 - Amendment
    Delete lines 200 - 340 and insert:
    Judiciary
    (Brandes)
    3/1/2021
    1:28 PM
    Replaced by Committee Substitute
    3/2/2021
    Web Page
    PDF

    Committee Votes (1)

    Date Committee Result
    3/2/2021 1:30 PM Judiciary 11 Yeas - 0 Nays

    Citations - Statutes (11)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    25.221 Custody of books, records, etc. Page 3 (pdf)
    25.301 Decisions to be filed; copies to be furnished. Page 3 (pdf)
    28.2457 Mandatory monetary assessments. Page 4 (pdf)
    34.01 Jurisdiction of county court. Page 4 (pdf)
    35.15 Decisions to be filed; copies to be furnished. Page 6 (pdf)
    35.23 Location of clerk’s office. Page 6 (pdf)
    35.24 Custody of books, records, etc. Page 6 (pdf)
    40.23 Summoning jurors. Page 7 (pdf)
    812.014 Theft. Page 7 (pdf)
    921.241 Felony judgments; fingerprints and social security number required in record. Page 8 (pdf)
    921.242 Subsequent offenses under chapter 796; method of proof applicable. Page 11 (pdf)

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