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HB 6001: Relief/Leonard Cure/State of Florida

CLAIMS/GENERAL BILL by Gottlieb ; Gantt ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Joseph ; López, J. ; Williams

Relief/Leonard Cure/State of Florida; Provides for relief of Leonard Cure; provides appropriation to compensate him for being wrongfully incarcerated for 16 years; directs CFO to draw warrant payable directly to Mr. Cure; requires CFO to pay directed funds without requiring Mr. Cure sign liability release; provides for waiver of certain tuition & fees; prohibits funds awarded under act to Mr. Cure from being used for attorney or lobbying fees. CLAIM WITH APPROPRIATION: $817,000

Effective Date: upon becoming a law
Last Action: 4/28/2023 House - Laid on Table; companion bill(s) passed, see SB 8 (Ch. 2023-319)
Bill Text: PDF

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
12/6/2022 House • Filed
12/23/2022 House • Referred to Civil Justice Subcommittee
• Referred to Appropriations Committee
• Referred to Judiciary Committee
• Now in Civil Justice Subcommittee
2/2/2023 House • Added to Civil Justice Subcommittee agenda
2/9/2023 House • Favorable by Civil Justice Subcommittee
2/10/2023 House • Reported out of Civil Justice Subcommittee
• Now in Appropriations Committee
3/7/2023 House • 1st Reading (Original Filed Version)
4/13/2023 House • Added to Appropriations Committee agenda
4/17/2023 House • Favorable by Appropriations Committee
• Reported out of Appropriations Committee
• Now in Judiciary Committee
• Added to Judiciary Committee agenda
4/19/2023 House • Favorable by Judiciary Committee
• Reported out of Judiciary Committee
• Bill released to House Calendar
• Added to Second Reading Calendar
4/25/2023 House • Bill added to Special Order Calendar (4/28/2023)
4/28/2023 House • Substituted SB 8
• Laid on Table; companion bill(s) passed, see SB 8 (Ch. 2023-319)