CS/CS/SB 772: Protection of Victims and Witnesses
Protection of Victims and Witnesses; Revising the standard for orders to protect certain testifying victims and witnesses; prohibiting depositions of certain victims and witnesses in certain proceedings without a showing of good cause; revising factors to be considered by a court in a motion seeking to protect a victim or witness; requiring the court to appoint a guardian ad litem or other advocate for the deponent under certain circumstances; creating the Statewide Data Repository for Anonymous Human Trafficking Data at the University of South Florida, etc.
Last Action: 3/14/2022 Senate - Died in returning Messages
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• Referred to Children, Families, and Elder Affairs; Judiciary; Rules -SJ 50
• On Committee agenda-- Children, Families, and Elder Affairs, 01/11/22, 1:30 pm, 37 Senate Building
• Introduced -SJ 50
• CS by Children, Families, and Elder Affairs; YEAS 7 NAYS 0 -SJ 116
• Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
• Now in Judiciary
• CS by Children, Families, and Elder Affairs read 1st time -SJ 174
• On Committee agenda-- Judiciary, 01/31/22, 3:00 pm, 412 Knott Building
• Favorable by Judiciary; YEAS 10 NAYS 0 -SJ 243
• Now in Rules
• On Committee agenda-- Rules, 02/10/22, 11:00 am, 412 Knott Building
• CS/CS by- Rules; YEAS 17 NAYS 0 -SJ 370
• Pending reference review -under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading
• Placed on Special Order Calendar, 02/17/22 -SJ 426
• CS/CS by Rules read 1st time -SJ 377
• Read 2nd time -SJ 418
• Amendment(s) adopted (796990) -SJ 418
• Read 3rd time -SJ 420
• CS passed as amended; YEAS 38 NAYS 0 -SJ 420
• Immediately certified -SJ 426
• In Messages
• Bill referred to House Calendar
• Bill added to Special Order Calendar (3/1/2022)
• 1st Reading (Engrossed 1)
• Substituted for CS/CS/CS/HB 1439
• Read 2nd time
• Amendment 477311 adopted
• Placed on 3rd reading
• Added to Third Reading Calendar
• Read 3rd time
• CS passed as amended; YEAS 114, NAYS 1
• In returning messages
• Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in returning Messages
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