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

MyFloridaHouse.gov | Mobile Site

Senate Tracker: Sign Up | Login

The Florida Senate

SB 308: Crimes Evidencing Prejudice

GENERAL BILL by Berman ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Polsky ; Stewart ; Book

Crimes Evidencing Prejudice; Expanding grounds for the reclassification of crimes to include acts of prejudice based on the gender or gender identity of any person; specifying that the reclassification occurs if the crime was based in whole or in part on the race, color, ancestry, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, homeless status, advanced age, gender, or gender identity of any person; replacing the term “mental or physical disability” with the term “disability”; defining the term “disability”; expanding the data the Governor is required to collect and disseminate to include incidents of criminal acts that evidence prejudice based on gender, gender identity, or disability, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2022
Last Action: 1/11/2022 Senate - Introduced -SJ 17
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Criminal Justice (CJ)
  2. Judiciary (JU)
  3. Appropriations (AP)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
9/22/2021 Senate • Filed
10/13/2021 Senate • Referred to Criminal Justice; Judiciary; Appropriations -SJ 18
1/11/2022 Senate • Introduced -SJ 17