Florida Senate - 2022                        COMMITTEE AMENDMENT
       Bill No. CS for SB 1012
       
       
       
       
       
       
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       The Committee on Rules (Burgess) recommended the following:
       
    1         Senate Amendment (with title amendment)
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    3         Delete line 135
    4  and insert:
    5         Section 4. Effective October 1, 2022, section 960.0023,
    6  Florida Statutes, is created to read:
    7         960.0023 Duty of candor to an alleged victim.—A person who
    8  has been arrested or charged with a crime or a delinquent act,
    9  as well as the person’s attorney or agent, who contacts the
   10  alleged victim to obtain information relating to the alleged
   11  victim or the crime or delinquent act may not misrepresent his
   12  or her identity or the identity of the person he or she is
   13  representing or on whose behalf he or she is working. A person
   14  who violates this section commits a misdemeanor of the second
   15  degree, punishable as provided in s. 775.082 or s. 775.083.
   16         Section 5. Except as otherwise expressly provided in this
   17  act, this act shall take effect July 1, 2022.
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   20  And the title is amended as follows:
   21         Delete lines 13 - 14
   22  and insert:
   23         provisions to changes made by the act; creating s.
   24         960.0023, F.S.; prohibiting certain persons from
   25         misrepresenting their identity when contacting an
   26         alleged victim of a crime or a delinquent act to
   27         obtain information relating to the alleged victim or
   28         the crime or delinquent act; providing criminal
   29         penalties; providing effective dates.